Through the use of VETMED’s state of the art equipment, new Karl Storz Endoscopy tower, and a Covidien Force Triad™ vessel sealer, the VETMED team of specialists are capable of offering a number of extended, minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. One benefit of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is the incredible magnification and lighting.. read more →

TPLO is currently one of the most common surgeries performed to treat canine cranial cruciate ligament (CCL or ACL) injuries. Now in existence for over 20 years, the surgery has proven to be an extremely effective long-term solution for addressing cruciate ligament injury in dogs. Initially created for large breed, active dogs, TPLO has proven.. read more →

It’s amazing what looks appetizing to some animals. Here are 10 shocking foreign bodies found by various veterinarians across the nation. 1. Toy Fairy Wand Pip’s owner Ashleigh Fisher was alarmed after noticing the five-month-old whippet had something lodged in her throat. X-rays showed a toy fairy wand stretched all the way from the little.. read more →

Veterinary specialists are board-certified veterinarians who have focused their practice on a specific area of veterinary medicine including internal medicine, surgery, preventive medicine, toxicology, dentistry, behavior, and pathology, among other disciplines. Veterinary specialists undergo additional extensive training post veterinary school, acquire clinical experience in the area of their chosen specialty, publish a clinical case or.. read more →

By Stephanie Szabo, VM,D DACVS Anatomy Bile is made by the liver and serves as a vehicle for fat absorption through the small intestinal tract. The liver contains very small bile channels called canaliculi, which collect bile from the liver cells. These bile canaliculi merge to join larger ducts that ultimately terminate into visible hepatic.. read more →