Generalized Alopecia with Vasculitis-Like Changes in a Dog with Babesiosis- Abstract Tasaki Y, Miura N, Iyori K, Nishifuji K, Endo Y, Momoi Y. J

Source: Vet Med Sci. 2013 Oct;75(10):1367-9. doi: 10.1292/jvms.12-0482.   A 12-year-old, intact female Satsuma dog was referred to the Kagoshima University Veterinary Teaching Hospital due to skin lesions. Clinical symptoms include erythema, crusts and desquamation on the truck, papules and erosions in the pinnae, and multiple areas of skin necrosis on the right forelimb. Treatment…

Cortisol: A Short Review

Maigan Espinili Maruquin   The well- being of animal can be monitored from stress levels, which is related to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis activity (Möstl and Palme 2002, Salaberger, Millard et al. 2016). Elevation of glucocorticoid concentrations are observed in stressful situations (Salaberger, Millard et al. 2016). https://bluepearlvet.com/medical-articles-for-pet-owners/addisons-disease-in-dogs/ Fig. 01. Location of Adrenal glands which…

Breed-related disease: Airedale Terrier

John K. Rosembert The Airedale Terrier also called Bingley Terrier and Waterside Terrier, is a dog breed of the terrier type that originated in the valley (dale) of the River Aire, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is traditionally called the “King of Terriers” because it is the largest of the terrier breeds.…

Direct detection of Ehrlichia canis by PCR in the conjunctiva of a dog with bilateral anterior uveitis-abstract

L Walser-Reinhard, D Schaarschmidt-Kiener, J L Forster, F Matheis, B Spiess DOI: 10.1024/0036-7281/a000318   A one-year-old Maltese dog imported from Brazil was presented because of anorexia, dehydration, fever and palpable mandibular lymph nodes. The dog developed clinical signs of bilateral blepharospasm, photophobia and anterior uveitis a few days later. Monocytic ehrlichiosis was diagnosed by positive…

Breed-related disease: Border Collie

The classic working farm dog, the Border Collie originated in the border country between Scotland and England. Farmers bred their own individual varieties of sheepdogs for the hilly area. As Borders often tended their flock alone, they had to think independently and be able to run around 50 miles a day in hilly country. Considered…

Leptospirosis and immune-mediated hemolytic anemia: A lethal association

Tommaso Furlanello* and Ida Reale   Vet Res Forum. 2019 Summer; 10(3): 261–265. Published online 2019 Sep 15. doi: 10.30466/vrf.2019.99876.2385   An eight-year old crossbreed dog was referred to San Marco Veterinary Clinic with a history of acute illness presenting a severe hemolytic anemia, and intense icterus most likely immune-mediated condition. Circulating antibodies against red blood…

The Importance of AGP in FIP Diagnosis: An Overview

Maigan Espinili Maruquin The Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) The coronaviruses are enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA viruses with non-segmented genomes of around 30,000 nucleotides in length (Tasker 2018)( Siddell SG, 1995). The feline coronavirus (FCoV) has two pathotypes distinguished by their biological behavior. The highly prevalent feline enteric coronavirus (FECV) is highly contagious with transmission from…