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Aug 3, 2022

Osteoarthritis Oral Microbiome Analysis in Dogs

Principal Investigator Jody Gookin Description A one-time saliva sample from your dog to analyze their oral microbiome (the microbial composition of their mouths). The analysis will allow us to identify patterns associated with the presence or absence of certain diseases. Testing Requirements A one-time visit to NCSU for a physical exam and  saliva sample.  There… 

Aug 3, 2022

A PILOT STUDY TO EVALUATE AN INTRARENAL INJECTION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Principal Investigator Shelly Vaden Description Pilot study to evaluate the field safety and effectiveness of an ultrasound-guided bilateral intrarenal injection of a chemokine for the management of IRIS stages 2 and 3 chronic kidney disease in felines. Testing Requirements Owner must be willing to bring their cat to the Veterinary Hospital for 8 study visits… 

Aug 2, 2022

CARPROFEN USE IN LACTATING DOGS

Principal Investigator Sara Lyle Description This study is looking at determining the safety of carprofen, brand name Rimadyl, in dogs who are nursing and if there are measurable amounts found in the bloodstream of their nursing puppies. This study is the first to look at both the dams and nursing puppies, and will help guide… 

Aug 2, 2022

FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY MRI IN DOGS WITH IDIOPATHIC EPILEPSY

Principal Investigator Karen Munana Description We are recruiting dogs with idiopathic epilepsy that have experienced at least 2 seizures and are not on antiseizure medications. Dogs that qualify will receive a brain MRI and spinal tap free of charge. For additional details, see: Epilepsy functional MRI Testing Requirements None Enrollment Start 06/01/2022 Enrollment Finish 12/31/2024…