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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Jason Coggeshall, DVM


Dr. Jason Coggeshall is a member of the Veterinary Surgery team at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, he talks about the first big decision of his career, the kind of cases veterinary surgeons typically see, and … Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Ozzie


This is the story of Ozzie, a patient of Veterinary Internist Deborah Ward and Veterinary Surgeon Daniel Stobie, who received an innovative cryotherapy technique on his adrenal glands that eliminated both his Cushings disease and Diabetes. Continue reading

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What to Expect when you have to Say Goodbye


Should the decision be made to euthanize a pet, please know that NorthStar VETS treats all cases as compassionately as possible. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Stacey Rebello, DVM, MS


Stacey Rebello, DVM, MS is a doctor in the Emergency and Critical Care service at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about how she ended up in veterinary medicine, the types of cases she sees, … Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Deborah Ward, DVM, DACVIM


Deborah Ward, DVM, DACVIM is a doctor in the Internal Medicine service at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about her schooling, how she ended up in veterinary medicine, and what keeps her motivated every day. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Christina Marino, DVM, DACVIM


Christina Marino, DVM, DACVIM is a doctor in the Internal Medicine service at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about her schooling, her favorite type of cat, and her favorite thing about working at NorthStar VETS. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Steven Berkowitz, DVM


Steven Berkowitz, DVM is a doctor in the Emergency and Critical Care service at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, he talks about when he knew he was going to be a veterinarian, how the critical care service works, and his favorite thing about working at NorthStar VETS. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Rudy


This is the story of Rudy, a patient of Veterinary Dentist and Oral Surgeon, Dr. John Lewis, and how a relatively new technique helped this dog overcome a partially diseased jawbone. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Peliosis Hepatis


A 3-year-11-month-old 22.5 kg female spayed mixed breed dog presented for progressive lethargy and vomiting. Treatment with azithromycin resulted in Bartonella serology negative status and no further evidence of hemoperitonium at recheck examination 12 months after initial presentation. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Parker


Parker is a miniature poodle that presented to NorthStar VETS at 18 weeks of age for urinary incontinence. Cystoscopic laser ablation of intramural ectopic ureters is accomplished via a minimally invasive scoping procedure and ablation of the ureteral wall with a cystoscopically-guided laser fiber. It has been 3 months since Parker’s procedure and her owners were happy to report she was doing great at home. Continue reading

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