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Issue 22: July 2014
Topics include steps to prevent dehydration and overheating, regenerative medicine grant, and a novel diagnostic test for histoplasmosis.
Issue 21: May 2014
Topics include Pet Cancer Awareness Month
Issue 20: March 2014
Topics include epilepsy awareness, how dogs acquire knowledge, canine hypertension and more.
Issue 19: January 2014
Topics include customized medicine, 4-star Charity Navigator rating, early scent introduction and more.
Issue 18: November 2013
Topics include bloat grants funded, persistence in research, and eye health.
Issue 17: September 2013
Topics include supporting research outside of your breed, stopping drug resistant bacteria, and emergency preparedness.
Issue 16: July 2013
Topics include pet travel safety, Bloat Initiative update, motion sickness in dogs and more.
Issue 15: May 2013
Topics include Pet Cancer Awareness Month and more.
Issue 14: March 2013
Topics include various health concerns of the canine athlete.
Issue 13: January 2013
Topics include Bloat, IMHA, Ear Health and more.
Issue 12: November 2012
Topics include the Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program, Holiday Safety, Gum Disease and more.
Issue 11: September 2012
Topics include Pythiosis, New Eye Registry and Database, Planned Giving and more.
Issue 10: July 2012
Topics include Laser Therapy for Dogs, Cruciate Ligament Rupture Research and the Canine Athlete Initiative
Issue 9: May 2012
Topics include Metronomic Chemotherapy, Locating Clinical Trials and Mast Cell Tumors.
Issue 7: January 2012
Topics include Pancreatitis, Improving Cataract Surgery Outcomes, and Dehydration and Overheating in dogs.
Issue 5: September 2011
Topics include Lens Luxation in Terriers, Osteosarcoma Research, Canine Arthritis and upcoming events.
Issue 4: July 2011
Topics include Hereditary Cataract, Lymphoma Research and Determining When to Spay or Neuter.
Issue 3: May 2011
Topics include Immunonutrition, Grass Awn Migration Disease, Osteosarcoma Research and recent genetic discoveries.
Issue 2: March 2011
Topics include Transitional Cell Carcinoma, Vaccination Protocols and Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCL) Deficiency.
Issue 1: January 2011
Topics include Noise Phobia, Subaortic Stenosis and Canine Allergies.
In this podcast we are wrapping up our “Old Dogs Rule” educational series with a difficult, but important conversation about end of life care. We are very fortunate to feature Dr. Kathleen Cooney, founder of “Home to Heaven,” an in-home pet hospice and euthanasia services practice. She is also the owner of the first-ever pet euthanasia center in the United States. The center is located on her 35-acre farm in Loveland, Colorado and offers two comfort rooms for pet euthanasia. It is open year-round for families looking for an alternative to standard clinic or in-home euthanasia. Dr. Cooney graduated from the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in the spring of 2004. That same spring, her family had to say goodbye to their 15-year-old yellow lab, McKenzie. McKenzie passed peacefully under the aspen tree in their front yard. From this experience, Dr. Cooney learned just how important it was for pets to be at home for the end of their lives. In 2012, she completed writing the book “Veterinary Euthanasia Techniques: A practical guide.” Dr. Cooney served on the 2013 American Veterinary Medical Association's panel on euthanasia guidelines. She is currently the Vice President and conference coordinator for the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC). She travels frequently to speak on her work and on the current advancements in end-of-life care.
This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, A KeyBank Trust.