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Drug library

Vincristine (Oncovin®, Vincasar PFS®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Vincristine for Dogs and Cats Vincristine, also known as Oncovin®, belongs to a group of medications known as vinca alkaloids and is obtained from the plant Cantharanthus roseus . It is often used for dogs and cats to treat malignant cancers of the lymphoid and blood systems. The drug is commonly used in the treatment of cancer.
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Diseases conditions of cats

What Is an Abdominal Exploratory in Cats?

An abdominal exploratory is a surgical procedure involving the opening of the cat's abdominal cavity and examination of the abdominal organs. What Are the Indications for Performing an Abdominal Exploratory on Cats? An abdominal exploratory is indicated whenever there is significant abdominal disease that eludes diagnosis.
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Pet care

How Big Will My Puppy Get?

Almost the first question anyone asks when thinking about adopting or buying a puppy is - how big will he get? This is an important question to ask before you take the puppy home. If you are hoping for a small or medium size of dog and end up with one of Mongo proportions, that miscalculation may be significant.
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Diseases conditions of dogs

Lungworms in Dogs

Overview of Canine Lungworms Lungworms are a type of parasite that can infect the respiratory tract in dogs. There are several different parasites that have been identified including: Paragonimus kellicotti, Capillaria aerophilia, Filaroides and Osleri spp. Outdoor dogs in certain geographic areas of North America and elsewhere are predisposed to respiratory parasites.
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Diseases conditions of dogs

Structure and Function of the Blood in Dogs

Below is information about the structure and function of canine blood. We will tell you about the general structure of blood, how blood works, common diseases that affect the blood and common diagnostic tests performed in dogs to evaluate blood. What is Blood? Blood is the life-maintaining transport fluid that circulates oxygen and nutrients throughout a dog's body, carries away waste products, and helps defend against disease.
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