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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Dominick Valenzano, DVM


Dominick Valenzano, DVM is a doctor in the Surgery service at NorthStar VETS. In this video, he talks about leaving engineering to get into veterinary medicine, the types of cases he sees, and what drew him to NorthStar VETS to … Continue reading

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Cool Case Maggie


Maggie, a 10-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, presented to NorthStar VETS for acute respiratory distress and cyanosis (turning blue). Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Dylan Fry, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)


As a Neurologist and Neurosurgeon at NorthStar VETS, Dr. Fry sees a wide variety of cases. “I primarily see patients that are dogs or cats, and any disease relating to the brain, spine or musculature. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Chelsea Bogart, DVM


Many pets come into the Emergency department in dire situations, and Dr. Bogart enjoys seeing the dramatic improvements in her patients. Continue reading

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Cool Case Rosey


Many of her clinical signs were consistent with a baclofen toxicosis. Baclofen is a common medication that acts on the central nervous system to provide muscle relaxation. Continue reading

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Cool Case Pearl


Pearl, a 2 year old English Bulldog, presented to NorthStar VETS with a chronic history of diarrhea and weight loss. . Biopsies were consistent with a condition called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Continue reading

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From the Client Perspective: Tucker


The surgeon called Heather and Adam a few hours later and explained that there was no mass or cancer, which was a huge relief. She said that it was blebs on his lungs and that they had to open Tucker’s chest to find and remove the source of the leak. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS team Benjamin Donati VMD


Benjamin Donati, VMD is a doctor in the Emergency and Critical Care service at NorthStar VETS. In this video, he talks about his path into veterinary medicine, the types of cases he likes to treat, and why growing up in this area is an asset to the way he practices. Continue reading

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Cool Case Hedgy


Surgery, although risky due to her anemia, was the next step to stop the continued bleeding once and for all. In surgery, Dr. Britton removed the abnormal reproductive system with special surgical tools to avoid any bleeding. Continue reading

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Cool Case Murray


At their first visit, Murray was treated for his Pancreatitis by Dr. Stacy Wylie of the NorthStar VETS Internal Medicine team. Dr. Wylie described the case. “Murray is an 8-year-old dog who presented to NorthStar VETS initially for vomiting, inappetence, and increased drinking and urination. He was diagnosed with pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which is a life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus.” Continue reading

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