Veterinary Manual

The MSD Veterinary Manual has been a trusted source of animal health information for students and practicing veterinarians. It contains authoritative guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of animal disorders and diseases.

Posted: Tuesday Nov 24, 2020


Pet Health Overview - Veterinary Manual

Posted: (2 days ago) Pet Health Topics. Dog. Cat. Horse. Bird. All Other Pets. Special Subjects. User Guide. Glossary. Infographics View All. Featured. Featured. MSD and the MSD Veterinary Manual. Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA (known as MSD outside of the US and Canada) is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. From developing new ...

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Providing a Home for a Dog - Dog Owners - Veterinary Manual

Posted: (2 days ago) The pet food industry is large, offering many choices, and all dog foods are not of equal quality. Name-brand dog foods are backed by scientific research and quality control to provide complete, balanced nutrition for your pet. Dry food is generally preferable to canned because it promotes healthy teeth and gums (while providing the same ...

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Diagnostic Imaging - Special Pet Topics - Veterinary Manual

Posted: (8 days ago) Specialists (board-certified radiologists or surgeons) or individuals at other clinics can study the images of your pet and help your veterinarian accurately diagnose and treat your pet’s condition. Ultrasonography Ultrasonography (commonly called ultrasound) is the second most commonly used imaging procedure in veterinary practices. ...

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Management of Pet Birds - Exotic and Laboratory Animals ...

Posted: (2 days ago) Managing pet birds in the clinical setting can be challenging. The ability to “mask” clinical signs of illness until late in the disease process often results in birds presenting much sicker than owners realize. Because of this, birds are also riskier patients to evaluate.


Injuries and Accidents of Pet Birds - Bird Owners ...

Posted: (6 days ago) Pet birds have an innate desire to try to hide any illness or injury. In the wild, showing signs of illness increases the chance they will be attacked by other animals. Thus, any behavior that is out of the ordinary is a sign that your bird may be ill. In particular, if you notice limping, the inability to move the wings properly, any unusual ...


Emergency Care for Dogs and Cats - Special Pet Topics ...

Posted: (2 days ago) After your pet has been stabilized and initial emergency treatment begun, the veterinary staff will ask you additional questions about the animal’s medical history and details of the current situation. Be prepared to provide information on your pet’s past medical problems, medications, drug and food sensitivities, date of last vaccinations ...

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Bacterial Diseases of Pet Birds - Exotic and Laboratory ...

Posted: (2 days ago) The most commonly reported pathogens are gram-negative bacteria (Klebsiella, Pseudomonas, Aeromonas, Enterobacter, Proteus, and Citrobacter spp, Escherichia coli, and Serratia marcescens).Pasteurella spp have been reported as possible septicemic agents in birds attacked by pet cats or rats.Mycobacterium and Chlamydia are common intracellular bacterial pathogens.


Wound Management - Special Pet Topics - Veterinary Manual

Posted: (2 days ago) Before you bring your pet home, make sure you understand how to change your pet’s bandages and clean the wound, if necessary. Surgery Sometimes, a wound requires surgical treatment. Different types of wounds need different surgical procedures. For example, flaps of skin may be stretched over the wound to close it.

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Antiviral Drugs - Special Pet Topics - Veterinary Manual

Posted: (6 days ago) Effect of Drug Treatment on the Fetus or Newborn Pet. Guidelines for the Use of Antibiotic Drugs. Drugs Used to Treat Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders. Drugs Used to Treat Digestive Disorders. Drugs Used to Treat Eye Disorders. Drugs Used to Treat Bone and Muscle Disorders.

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