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Dr. Randolph

Hemangiosarcoma In Dogs

Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) is a common cancer of dogs, usually occurring beyond middle age and the following breeds are most frequently afflicted: Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Portuguese Water Dogs and Skye Terriers.Hemangiosarcoma is one of the cancers being studied in the…
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Steps For Spoiled Pets

This post combines three things I’m passionate about: pets, writing and woodworking (I couldn’t figure out how to include bass fishing). When my Wisconsin pen-pal and fellow worker in wood, Steven Johnson, told me he was building a piece of…
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Standard Time Undone

I gave in. You may recall that we recently made the decision to leave our Maxx’s automatic feeder on Central Standard Time so that he didn’t have to make the ridiculous adjustment we humans must. (Click here to read it…
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Hypercalcemia Of Malignancy

Recently we discussed primary hyperparathyroidism (click here to read that post) in dogs and its effect on calcium management in the bloodstream. However, hypercalcemia in dogs is more likely to occur in neoplasia (cancer) located in non-parathyroid sites in the…
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Pets And Daylight Saving Time

Don’t you know pets all over the nation woke up Sunday morning thinking to themselves, “What in the world are Mom and Dad doing up at this hour???????” Pets are like kids:  the more regular their schedule, the better they do.…
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Canine Hyperparathyroidism

Canine hyperparathyroidism is one of several causes of hypercalcemia in dogs. Hypercalcemia, or elevated calcium level in the bloodstream, is defined as any laboratory reading above 11.4 mg dogs, as in people, the four parathyroid glands are located nestled into…
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