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NutriScan Clinical Analysis

Dr. Dodds is currently working on a formal paper about NutriScan – the food sensitivity and intolerance test she developed – with updated clinical trials and analyses. We cannot divulge the latest results until after the paper is published. However, we can share statistics that prove the efficacy and validity of the test. Since starting…

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Announcing the Joanne Carson Endowment Fund

Hemopet is proud to announce the creation of The Joanne Carson Endowment Fund, in honor of its long time friend and generous supporter of Hemopet’s non-profit Center for Greyhound Rescue and Adoption, and in memory of her beloved companion, “Lucy”. Joanne became involved with Hemopet after her Doberman Pinscher, Pooh Bear, was diagnosed with canine…

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Response: Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia Report and Article

I read with interest the article, “Immune-mediated thrombocytopenia in dogs: Is vaccination a factor?” by Dr. Robert Runde in the November 1, 2012 issue of DVM360 newsmagazine.  The first paragraphs of the article refer to a recently published paper on the same topic by Huang, Moore and Scott-Moncrieff (J Vet Int Med 26(1): 142-148, 2012).…

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Ernie’s Life as a Hemopet Volunteer

When we received this account of Hemopet volunteer life, we were so overwhelmed with gratitude and thankful to Ernie (Right with Houdini) who dedicated his time to recount his experiences. Ernie and Vicki have volunteered at Hemopet for the past eight years. Without their help and the help of our other volunteers, we would not have been…

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UPDATED SECOND PROGRESS REPORT: Study of Microalbuminuria in Dogs Fed Raw Food Diets

With the increasing popularity of raw food diets for dogs (and cats), no data were available that determined the laboratory reference range values for healthy animals fed these diets. Were they different than those of dogs fed commercial kibbled foods?  In 2003, in collaboration with Dr. Susan Wynn, we investigated the basic clinical laboratory parameters…

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