Emerging information in Greyhounds suggests that Deerhounds may experience a third type of clotting disorder called thrombotic disease, in which a blood clot forms in the wrong place or at the wrong time.
Articles for Your Veterinarian
Photo by Heather Hart.
Dr. Michael’s Court 2021 National Specialty health seminar presentation as well as a written summary.
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by John Dillberger, DVM, PhD
Reprinted from the March/April 2019 issue of The Claymore.
Using tranexamic acid to treat Delayed Bleeding Syndrome in Deerhounds.
We have written about percutaneous coil embolization before; here is a first-hand report from the owner of a Deerhound who has undergone this procedure.Read more
by Miranda Levin, Betty Stephenson, DVM, and John Dillberger, DVM, Ph.D.
The Health & Genetics Committee gets several emails like this a year, so we thought it would be helpful to post this article for owners and their veterinarians, many of whom might not have dealt with cystinuria before.Read more
Trimethoprim-sulfa antibiotics are widely used because they’re inexpensive, effective against all kinds of bacteria, and considered very safe. Unfortunately, they aren’t without side-effects. Deerhounds have more than their share of serious consequences from these drugs.
This study solicited feedback from Deerhound breeders and owners in a search for answers and commonalities that could direct future research into etiology, diagnosis and treatment of neck pain in Scottish Deerhounds.
Deerhounds, like many other breeds, can have congenital liver shunts. Here is more information about that condition.
A report on Ohio State University research on post-operative bleeding in Greyhounds and what it means for Deerhounds.
Although seizures are not common in Deerhounds, they do occur.