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Articles by Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

What does it mean to be humane?

Put yourself in others' shoes, paws, hooves or claws
Jan 1, 2010

Put yourself in others' shoes, paws, hooves or claws

Bargaining: It takes two to play

Nov 1, 2009

Defining the word "bargain." When we bargain for goods, we use caution to avoid being cheated, so we should be careful not to cheat others in doing business as veterinarians.

Geodes: symbols of inner beauty

Oct 1, 2009

If we look below the surface, often we will find that, like geodes, each person is unique. Look into others as well as looking at them. We are certain to find more than meets the eye.

Laughter heals

Select stories to make you laugh
Jul 1, 2009

Laughter is good medicine. It doesn't require a doctor's prescription and there is very little danger of overdose.

Perspective: In memory of Dr. Janis Audin

Jun 1, 2009

It is with great feeling that I pen memories about Dr. Janis Audin. To sum up all of her many wonderful attributes in two words: She cared.

Can you come to terms with medical language?

May 1, 2009

The technical language of medicine that we routine use in describing various aspects of a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment often baffles clients who are unfamiliar with medical terminology.

Urine strips: Maximizing the diagnostic value

Apr 1, 2009

Most diagnostic reagent strips used to perform routine urinalysis in veterinary laboratories were designed for human use.

7 steps to perform retrograde urohydropropulsion

Mar 1, 2009

This article describes seven steps for performing retrograde urohydropropulsion.

Canine retrograde urohydropropulsion: A standard of care

Feb 1, 2009

Urocystoliths are commonly voided in the urethra of male dogs where they often become lodged adjacent to the caudal aspect of the os penis.


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