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  1. [Urinary incontinence and puppy coat due to spaying in the bitch. An overview of pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapy].

    Tierarztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Hei... 38(3):157 (2010) PMID 22290549

    Urinary incontinence as a consequence of an insufficient urethral closure mechanism (urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence, USMI) or an impaired storing capacity of the urinary bladder is a considerable side effect of castration in the female dog. Different factors such as breed, body weight and...
  2. Ectopic ureters in dogs: clinical features, surgical techniques and outcome.

    Veterinary Surgery 41(4):515 (2012) PMID 22486391

    To compare clinical features of ectopic ureter (EU) in male and female dogs and outcome after neoureterostomy with resection restricted to the intravesical part of the ureter for intramural ectopic ureter (iEU) or of ureteroneocystostomy for extramural ectopic ureter (eEU). Retrospective case series...
  3. [Generalized metastatic intestinal and cutaneous calcinosis in a Hovawart puppy with leptospirosis].

    Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 153(1):27 (2011) PMID 21210370

    A 10-week old male Hovawart presented with acute renal failure. Based on clinical symptoms, blood analysis results and serology, a diagnosis of leptospirosis was made. Besides being acotemic, the puppy was initially also severely hypercalcemic. The dog was treated successfully, but developed widespr...
  4. Rhinitis/Bronchopneumonia syndrome in Irish Wolfhounds.

    Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 17(6):843 (2003) PMID 14658722

    This study describes the clinical, immunologic, genetic, and pathologic features of Irish Wolfhounds with rhinitis/bronchopneumonia syndrome. The dogs examined were from Belgium, The Netherlands, UK, Canada, Germany, and Switzerland. Signs included transient to persistent mucoid or mucopurulent rhin...
  5. Apgar score after induction of anesthesia for canine cesarean section with alfaxalone versus propofol.

    Theriogenology 80(8):850 (2013) PMID 23932170

    The effects of alfaxalone and propofol on neonatal vitality were studied in 22 bitches and 81 puppies after their use as anesthetic induction agents for emergency cesarean section. After assessment that surgery was indicated, bitches were randomly allocated to receive alfaxalone 1 to 2 mg/kg body we...
  6. Epidermal dysplasia and Malassezia infection in two West Highland White Terrier siblings: an inherited skin disorder or reaction to severe M...

    Veterinary Dermatology 12(5):285 (2001) PMID 11906654

    Two 9-month-old West Highland White Terrier siblings were referred to our clinic with pruritus, alopecia and lichenification. Cytological examination of Scotch tape strippings revealed Malassezia organisms and cocci. Skin biopsy specimens showed epidermal dysplasia. Treatment included bathing with a...
  7. Expression of prolactin receptors in normal canine mammary tissue, canine mammary adenomas and mammary adenocarcinomas.

    BMC Veterinary Research 8:72 (2012) PMID 22647582 PMCID PMC3488549

    Mammary tumors represent the most common neoplastic disease in female dogs. Recently, the promoting role of prolactin (PRL) in the development of human breast carcinoma has been shown. Possible proliferative, anti-apoptotic, migratory and angiogenic effects of PRL on human mammary cancer cells in vi...
  8. Inheritance of ectopic ureters in Entlebucher Mountain Dogs.

    Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 131(2):146 (2014) PMID 24628724

    To test the hypothesis of a heritable base of ectopic ureters (EU) in Entlebucher Mountain Dogs (EMD) and to elucidate associated risk factors and mode of inheritance of the disease, 565 EMD were clinically investigated and population genetic analyses performed. Based on the location of the most cau...
  9. Urinary incontinence in the bitch: an update.

    Reproduction in Domestic Animals 49 Suppl 2:75 (2014) PMID 24947864

    Urinary incontinence (UI), defined as the involuntary loss of urine during the filling phase of the bladder (Abrams et al. 2002), is a commonly seen problem in veterinary practice. Urinary sphincter mechanism incompetence (USMI) after spaying is the most common micturition disorder, and its medical...
  10. Spaying-induced coat changes: the role of gonadotropins, GnRH and GnRH treatment on the hair cycle of female dogs.

    Veterinary Dermatology 19(2):77 (2008) PMID 18336424

    Although spaying can result in qualitative hair coat changes in dogs, the influence of spaying on the hair growth cycle has never been described. The study aims were to examine the effect of spaying and gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) treatment on canine hair coat, cycle stages of hair follicl...