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In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Kate Creevy, Assistant Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia. Dr. Creevy discusses the myths of vaccinations and infectious disease, susceptibility to vaccination reactions, regular vaccination schedules and the canine flu vaccine.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Corey Saba, a veterinary oncologist and member of the faculty at the University of Georgia in Athens. Dr. Saba discusses different treatment options for cancer (including surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy), individualized treatments, comparative oncology (bridging canine and human research) and more.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Christopher Pachel, a veterinary behaviorist in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Pachel discusses common behavior issues, prevention and the need for understanding canine body language, the relationship between behavior and illness, and puppy socialization.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Bruce Christensen, a board certified theriogenologist at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Christensen discusses pregnancy and whelping, including diagnosis of pregnancy and normal whelping behavior.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Lin Kauffman, a faculty clinician at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Kauffman discusses veterinary management of the stud dog, including initial physical examination, cryptorchidism, trauma and other things to watch for such as infectious disease.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome back Dr. Joe Wakshlag, a veterinary nutritionist at Cornell University. Dr. Wakshlag discusses the balanced nutrition that dogs require, how to read the labels on dog food bags and cans, and what nutrients to watch for when purchasing food for your dog.
In this edition of Genome Barks we welcome Pat Hastings, a lecturer on canine structure, form and function, and the 2001 winner of the Doberman Pinscher Club of America Lifetime Achievement Award. Mrs. Hastings discusses her structural evaluation process, the importance of breed type, health and temperament when evaluating a litter of puppies, and her caveat of never letting pieces be more important than the whole. Mrs. Hastings also describes the developmental milestones that breeders should watch for.
In this podcast, we welcome Dr. Matthew Ellinwood, Assistant Professor of Companion Animal Genomics at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Genetic diseases can have devastating impact on an animal's health and well being. In the case of a genetic disease within a breed or within the breeding program of a dog breeder genetic diseases can be crippling to genetic progress. In this podcast, Dr. Ellinwood defines the term genetic disease, discusses the avenues taken to eliminate genetic disease, and provides basic recommendations to breeders who are faced with genetic diseases in their breeds.
In this edition of Genome Barks we welcome back Dr. Joe Wakshlag, a clinical nutritionist at Cornell University. Dr. Wakshlag defines lifestage nutrition, and describes the breakthroughs in puppy, adult and senior nutritional needs, as well as the special needs of orphan puppies.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Karl Kraus, Chief of Small Animal Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic and Neurosurgery at Iowa State University?s College of Veterinary Medicine. His research interests include stem call and bone regeneration as well as orthopedic device development. In this podcast, we discuss Cruciate Ligament Rupture and Hip Dysplasia. Dr. Kraus goes into detail about symptoms, treatments and prevention of these common orthopedic diseases.
In continuation of our “What to Expect when you visit a Veterinary Specialist” series, in this podcast we bring you an interview with a veterinary oncologist, Dr. Rachel Reiman, of Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Dr. Reiman completed her DVM at Kansas State University and her oncology residence at Louisiana State University. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a specialty in Oncology.
This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.