Let’s Talk about Splenomegaly

A relatively common physical examination abnormality in dogs and cats is splenomegaly or an enlarged spleen. There are quite a few potential reasons for this organ enlargement, so I wanted share some helpful information about the spleen and the conceivable causes of organ growth. What is the spleen? The spleen …

Horizontal Beam Radiography – A Useful Technique in Dogs & Cats

Horizontal beam radiography relies on the principle that fluid is heavier than air. Simply, fluid displaces differently than air to allow identification and differentiation of masses, effusions, and air. Patients may be placed in a variety of recumbencies with the x-ray beam oriented horizontally. Use of this technique requires a …