Dr. Darryl Millis, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, CCRP answers questions about the growth of rehabilitation therapy, common conditions encountered and how they are treated, advice to veterinarians and owners and his views on where the field is going.
Canine hip dysplasia affects millions of dogs each year. Abnormal development in the dysplastic hip causes damage to the articular cartilage of the joint, resulting in osteoarthritis, severe pain and eventually debilitation.
East Lansing, Mich. — The introduction of minimally invasive procedures such as interventional radiology offers the same benefits to animals that similar procedures have made possible in human medicine, according to one practitioner.
Lexington, Ky. – The ongoing risk that equine viral arteritis (EVA) poses for American horses, its detection, carriers, possible new strains and the various means of prevention were the subject of a recent DVM Newsmagazine interview with expert Peter Timoney, MVB, PhD, FRCVS, chairman of the Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He has spent 24 years studying EVA. We asked him the following questions: