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Feline Oropharyngeal Inflammation

In the practice of medicine, names change constantly.  Diseases, body parts, organisms.  Usually it is a result of new information research has made available. Such is the case with Feline Oropharyngeal Inflammation, which takes the place of Feline Stomatitis, Gingivostomatitis,…

Cryptorchidism In Dogs And Cats

Cryptorchidism occurs when testicles fail to enter the scrotum and instead are retained in the abdomen. Equivalent terms are “retained testicle(s)” and “undescended testicle(s).” Crypto, from the Greek kryptos, means “hidden.” The Greek word orkhis means “testicle.” In mammalian embryos (people,…

What Kind Of Tumor Is It?

“What kind of tumor is it, Doctor?” This common question is difficult, often even impossible, to answer prior to testing. A “pre-test” administered by our pathology professor, Dr. Groth proved that merely looking at mass on a patient will rarely…

My Heroes In Veterinary Medicine 4

Dr. Ralph Henderson, Professor of Small Animal Surgery at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, was an inspiration to me from the first time I met him. With Dr. Henderson, everything had to be just so, just right, exact. As…

Canine Mastitis

Canine mastitis is an infrequent clinical presentation for veterinarians. Most cases present during the time of milk production after puppies’ birth. Cases may also occur when pseudopregnancy occurs in dogs. Of special interest to our patient today is the fact that…