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Pee-ew! Has your pet been skunked?!

Emergency & Critical Care Recently, our team of emergency and critical care doctors have seen a rise in dogs being sprayed by skunks. Here are some recommendations if your pet ends up in this stinky situation: After exposure, remove as much of the skunk spray as possible by bathing your pet. Some over-the-counter products such

Is Swimming Good for Your Dog?

By Megan Tremelling, DVM Emergency & Critical Care Warm weather is back, and dogs all around Wisconsin agree that the best possible way to enjoy it is to go for a swim in our nearly one million acres of freshwater. If you work in a veterinary clinic, you know when the time has come by

Case Study: Tracheal Collapse in a Dog

Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC Emergency & Critical Care An 8-year-old neutered male Yorkshire terrier is presented for respiratory distress. The patient had been exhibiting a loud, progressive, honking cough for 18 months before presentation. The owners had attempted nebulization and coupage at home without improvement. Physical examination reveals a distressed patient with a respiratory rate

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