This book provides complete, current information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine, metabolic, and reproductive diseases in dogs and cats. It also discusses the importance of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases, as well as cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. A complete review of reproduction is presented with the endocrine material, making this text the most inclusive resource overall on the topic. Expansive sections on Canine Male and Female Reproduction. The book is divided into nine sections for an organized and accessible approach to information. Discussions of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases. Explains cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis. A new chapter in the Adrenal Gland section (Section 3) addresses feline hyperadrenocorticism. The chapter on diabetes mellitus in the canine and feline has been divided into two chapters in order to explore the specific aspects of the disease in each species. All material has been extensively revised and brought up to date for this edition. Additional tables and algorithms throughout the book summarize and clarify information.
AlphaTRAK 2 Starter Kit monitor is the first complete hand-held blood glucose monitoring system designed specifically for diabetic cats and dogs. To be used only alphatrak II test strips and lancets can be used with the alphatrak 2 glucose meter. Reliable sample detection technology ensures clinical precision. Specifically calibrated and balidated for dogs and cats, resulting in accurate readings Easy to use 3-step process with results in seconds Instructional DVD includes simple steps on how to perform a blood glucose test, capillary sampling tips and tricks, and other useful information for you to get started Small blood sample needed making it easy to get results fast Downlable software that tracks and reports AlphaTRAK 2 Meter readings, the pet's treatment and other activities View Instructional Videos Here Alphatrak Detailer Alphatrak User Guider Test Procedure: Insert the test strip in to the meter port. This will turn the meter on. Select the correct species-specific code. Touch one side of the test strip to the blood sample. Results will appear on the display screen. Use only with AlphaTRAK 2 test strips. Contents AlphaTrak 2 Meter 25 AlphaTRAK 2 Test Strips Lancing Device 30 AlphaTRAK Lancets AlphaTRAK Control Solution Instructional DVD Diabetes Diary User's Guide Carrying Case
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Discover the true stories of some of the world's incredible working dogs, and the extraordinary jobs they undertake. Meet Molly, the diabetes alert dog whose round-the-clock job is to keep her two young owners healthy; Bailey, the Assistant Director of Seagulls whose job is to keep the pesky birds away from the heritage vessels at the Australian National Maritime Museum and Daisy, the Collie mix who is a full-time guide dog to another blind dog. From inspirational moments of bravery in service, to tales of dogs doing the jobs that no one else can, these are the life-affirming stories of the hardest-working dogs in the world.