Health Links 4

Basic Animal First Aid by Beckie Williams, DVM
Emergencies from the Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook
Is it an emergency? by Norma Bennett Woolf
What to Put In Your Canine First Aid Kit by Anne McGuire
Making a First Aid Kit for Your Dog

Artificial Respiration and CPR for Dogs by Pet Eduction
How to do CPR in Dogs (video) by ACE Academy for Canine Educators
Artificial Respiration for Dogs by PetMD


Chylothorax by American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Fluid in the Chest in Dogs by PetMD
Chylothorax by Eric Monnet DVM PhD FAHA DACVS DECVS
Chylothorax in Dogs by Callum Turner, DVM
Chylothorax by Vetbook
Chylothorax by MarVista Vet
Chylothorax by Dr. Daniel A. Degner, Board-certified Veterinary Surgeon (DACVS)
Idiopathic Chylothorax by Byameet Singh DVM DVSC DACVS, Brigitte Brisson DMV DVSC DACVS, and Stephanie Nykamp DVM DACVR
Chylothorax – the basics by Sunstone Vets

Thoracic Duct Ligation and Pericardectomy for Treatment of Idiopathic Chylothorax


Degenerative Myelopathy by Becky Lundgren, DVM
Degenerative Myelopathy from Canine Inherited Disorders Database

Symptoms of Degenerative Myelopathy by Mark Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology) and Charles Evans, MPT, CCRP

New Wheels for a Draft Dog by Ruth Nielsen (orginally published in the Winter 2009 Issue of Bernese Please)

Managing Degenerative Myelopathy (DM): Brigitte’s Story by Wendy & Russell Bennett (originally published in the BMDCC Newsletter, the Berense Please Spring 2012 issue)
Degenerative Myelopathy – it’s not just a disease of old dogs by Martha McCormick (a video of showing DM symptoms in a 7 years old Bernese).

Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs by PetWave
Degenerative Myelopathy by Fred Lanting
Degenerative Myelopathy by Association of Canine Water Therapy
Degenerative Myelopathy Support Group by Marjorie Zimmerman

What Are the Chances? A Guide to the Genetics of Degenerative Myelopathy by Susan Harrison, Ph.D. And Doug Harrison, Ph.D. (Originally published in the Spring 2015 Issue of the Alpenhorn)

Degenerative Myelopathy German Shepherd Dogs by R.M. Clemmons, DVM, PhD
The Viewer Viewpoint – The Stages of Degenerative Myelopathy by Marjorie Zimmerman
Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) by Steve Green UK Bernese Club Health Co-Ordinator

Breeding Bernese Mountain Dogs to Avoid DM without Negatively Impacting the Gene Pool by Pat Long

OFA Degenerative Myelopathy DNA Test GenSol Diagnostics Degenerative Myelopathy DNA Tests (SOD1 and SOD1B (for Bernese only)
DMBerners · Degenerative Myelopathy in Berners – YahooGroup
Canine Degenerative Myelopathy test moves toward trial (27 July 2017) by Veterinary Practice News
Degenerative Myelopathy DNA Testing by OFA


An Ear Full of Auditory Advice by Dennis Thomas, DVM
Ear Diseases by Howard Mintzer, DVM
Ear Problems in Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM
Ear Infections by Mar Vista Animal Hospital

Ear Hematoma

Aural Hematoma by Wendy Brooks, DVM, DABVP
Aural Hematoma by Mar Vista Animal Hospital
Aural Hematoma by PetMD
Aural Hematoma by Long Beach Animal Hospital


Cushing’s Disease
Cushing’s Disease In Your Dog – Hyperadrenocorticism – What Happened And What You Need To Do
by Dr. Ron Hines
Cushing’s Disease by David Walker BVetMed(hons) DipACVIM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
Cushing’s Disease by Norma Bennett Woolf
Cushing’s Disease by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Cushing’s Disease – Hyperadrenocorticism by Joe Bodewes, DVM
Cushing’s Syndrome Informational Website by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s syndrome) from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Hyperadrenocorticism by Chick Newman, DVM
Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushings Disease) by Provet
Trilostane: A therapeutic consideration for canine hyperadrenocorticism
Comparing therapies for canine hyperadrenocorticism by Johnny D. Hoskins, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Cushing’s Disease in Dogs by Pet MD
Treating Cushing’s Disease in Dogs by FDA
Cushings (Hyperadrenocorticism) by Long Beach Animal Hospital

Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: Common Problem of Purebred Dogs by Jean Dodds, DVM
Hypothyroidism in Dogs by WebMD
Hypothyroidism by Mark E. Peterson, DVM, DACVIM
Thyroid Hormone Deficiency in Dogs by PetMD
Canine Thyroid Disease Can be Tough to Diagnose by Norma Bennett Woolf
Hypothyroidism by Long Beach Animal Hospital
Hypothyroidism by Provet
Hypothyroidism-from the FCRA Health Manual (includes mode of inheritance and breeding information)
Hypothyroidism in Dogs by USFDA
Q&A on Canine Hypothyrodism by Maranda Elswick DVM

Hypothyroidism-by Joe Bodewes, DVM
Hypothyroidism from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Testing for Thyroid Problems by Elizabeth Hennessy, DVM
What’s So Big About the Little Thyroid? by Jan Cooper

OFA Canine Thyroid Database