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Internal Medicine

Aug 3, 2022

NEW TREATMENT FOR IDIOPATHIC CYSTITIS AND CHRONIC URETHRAL OBSTRUCTIONS IN CATS

Principle Investigator Allison Kendall Testing Requirements As an alternative to euthanasia, the clinical trial will test low-dose radiotherapy which is intended to reduce symptoms. -cats will be required to stay at the hospital for 4-5 days during their initial visit for treatment and observation -owners will complete questionnaires at each visit and every 30 days… 

Aug 3, 2022

MEDICAL RESOLUTION OF GALLBLADDER MUCOCELE FORMATION IN DOGS

Principle Investigator Jody Gookin Testing Requirements – Exclusive feeding of Royal Canin Gastrointestinal Low Fat dry or canned food with a 10% snack allowance for up to 1 year (paid for by study). Your dog’s feeding plan will be prescribed and monitored by a veterinary nutritionist. – Oral administration of up to 15 capsules of… 

Aug 3, 2022

ORAL MICROBIOME ANALYSIS

Principle Investigator Jody Gookin Description A one-time saliva sample from your cat 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. Healthy animals will provide us with controls for testing purposes. $50 electronic gift card for… 

Aug 3, 2022

ORAL MICROBIOME ANALYSIS

Principle 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. Healthy animals will provide us with controls for testing purposes. $50 electronic gift card for… 

Aug 3, 2022

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

Principle 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

Principle 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

CANINE GASTROINTESTINAL PERMEABILITY ASSESSMENT USING COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE LACTULOSE SOLUTION

Principle Investigator Katie Tolbert Description We are looking for three types of patients to participate in our study investigating the development of an in-clinic readily available sugar solution to assess gastrointestinal barrier function and permeability. Soft-Coated Wheaten Terriers (SCWT) healthy or diagnosed with protein-losing enteropathy. Patients of any breed diagnosed with protein-losing enteropathy. Healthy controls of any…