Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Small Animal Surgery
Surgical management of an aspirated bone in a Shih Tzu terrier dog: a case report

Vahid Ganjiani; Amin Bigham-Sadegh; Abdolhamid Meimandi-Parizi; Mohsen Nouroozi; Dariush Sarikhani; Parisa Afraz

Volume 14, Issue 11 , November 2023, , Pages 631-633

  Foreign bodies in the respiratory tract (trachea/bronchus) are very rare conditions; therefore, it is not on top of the list of differential diagnoses in patients with chronic or severe cough, but its occurrence should not be considered unexpected. A 2-year-old male Shih Tzu terrier mix dog (9.20 kg) ...  Read More

Frequency and genotyping of Giardia duodenalis in dogs of Urmia, northwest of Iran

Reza Esmailzadeh; Farnaz Malekifard; Alaleh Rakhshanpour; Mousa Tavassoli

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, , Pages 335-340

  Giardia duodenalis is a zoonotic protozoan infecting various vertebrates such as humans and domestic animals. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and genotypes of G. duodenalis using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) in dogs of Urmia, Iran. ...  Read More

Prevalence of canine distemper in dogs referred to Veterinary Hospital of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Farzad Mousafarkhani; Ali Asghar Sarchahi; Hadi Mohebalian; Javad Khoshnegah; Mohammad Arbabi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , March 2023, , Pages 153-160

  Canine distemper virus (CDV) is responsible for high morbidity and mortality in dogs worldwide. Epidemiological study of canine distemper can help to control and treat the disease in any area. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of CDV in dogs referred to the Veterinary Hospital from September ...  Read More

Ebstein’s anomaly in a French bulldog

Tanvika Sangwan; Neetu Saini; Deepika Kataria

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 615-619

  A one and a half years old male French bulldog weighing 9.50 kg was presented with the history of inappetence, lethargy, abdominal distension and exercise intolerance since last 2 days. The physical examination was done which revealed normal physiological parameters including temperature, mucus membrane ...  Read More

A canine case of splenic hemangiosarcoma complicated with infectious splenic abscess

Tomohiro Oyamada; Rina Nabeta; Daigo Azakami

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 451-454

  A 12-year-old spayed female Yorkshire terrier presented with anorexia, and an intra-abdominal mass was examined at the Animal Medical Center, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan. Abdominal ultrasonography revealed that the mass originated from the spleen. Total splenectomy was ...  Read More

Introducing a noninvasive, non-surgical, and reversible animal model for fecal incontinence using abobotulinumtoxinA in dogs

Mohammad Yasan Bangash; Mir Sepehr Pedram; Valiollah Mehrabi; Mohammad Mehdi Dehghan; Koorosh Mansoori; Sarang Soroori; Sanaz Banifazl; Forough Dadgar; Mohammad Reza Mokhber Dezfouli

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 215-221

  The aim of this study was to introduce a new animal model of fecal incontinence (FI) by injecting abobotulinumtoxinA in the external anal sphincter (EAS) muscle of dogs which replaces models based on anal sphincter destructions that are invasive, mostly require surgical procedures, expensive, permanent, ...  Read More

Efficacy of controlled-flux electrolyzed acidic solution in dogs with otitis ‎externa

Ariadna Flores Ortega; Camilo Romero Núñez; Rafael Heredia Cárdenas; Linda Guiliana Bautista Gómez

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 275-278

  Otitis externa is an inflammatory disease of the external ear canal; a therapeutic alternative is the controlled-flux electrolyzed acidic solution (SAEFC) with bactericidal and bacteriostatic properties. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and cytological efficacies of SAEFCin otitis ...  Read More

Hypercholesterolemia and insulin resistance associated with ovarian remnant ‎syndrome in a diabetic dog: case report

Hamidreza Moosavian; Mahsa Fazli

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 283-287

  A 9-year-old spayed female Terrier dog was evaluated for lethargy, anorexia, polyuria, polydipsia and dysuria. The dog had been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus about 6 months ago and received subcutaneous doses of insulin. The patient showed insulin resistance and severe persistent fasting hyperglycemia ...  Read More

Babesia canis caused clinical babesiosis in a female Shih Tzu dog

Vahid Fathipour; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Gholamreza Habibi; Asghar Afshari; Mousa Tavassoli; Siyamak Asri-Rezaei; Mahmood Mollazadeh; Sepideh Rajabi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 519-522

  A 2-year-old female Shih Tzu dog was submitted with the history of anorexia and depression for one week and no prior surgery. Fever and pale mucosa were noticed in physical examination. Microscopic examination of the Giemsa-stained blood smear disclosed large form of Babesia and single to four pear-shaped ...  Read More

Comparative evaluation of the therapeutic effects of silymarin and hydrocortisone on clinical and hematological alterations, and organ injury (liver and heart) in low-dose canine lipopolysaccharide-induced sepsis model

Alale Soltanian; Bahman Mosallanejad; Mohammad Razi Jalali; Hossein Najafzadeh Varzi; Masoud Ghorbanpoor

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 235-241

  The present study aimed to examine the effectiveness of silymarin compared to hydrocortisone on clinical and hematological alterations and organ injury (liver and heart) in a low-dose canine lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced sepsis model. Fifteen clinically healthy dogs were randomly categorized into ...  Read More

Histopathological and immunohistochemical characterization of testicular T-cell lymphoma in a dog

Fatemeh Namazi; Aidin Shojaee Tabrizi; Forough Zarei Kordshouli

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 295-297

  Canine lymphoma is the most common neoplasm of the hematopoietic system with the most frequently diagnosed malignancy. Also, dogs affected by T-cell lymphoma displayed a lower rate of complete chemotherapy response and have a high risk of death in the early stage of the disease. A 5-year-old male mixed ...  Read More

Concurrent occurrence of granulosa cell tumor, uterine adenomyosis, cystic endometrial hyperplasia and uterine serosal inclusion cyst in a bitch

Soroush Sabiza; Annahita Rezaie; Reza Avizeh; Navid Razmian; Reza Samaei; Ali Aghababaie

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 195-198

  An eleven-year-old Doberman-German Shepherd mixed bitch was presented with vulvar enlargement, vaginal discharge, and bleeding for two months and a week before, respectively. The dog was operated for routine ovariohysterectomy. During the surgery, a liquid-filled sac was observed on the ventrolateral ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Aggressive chondroblastic osteosarcoma in a dog: A case report

Mohammad Reza Esmaili Nejad; Rana Vafaei; Majid Masoudifard; Seyed Mahdi Nasiri; Atena Salimi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 361-364

  Canine osteosarcoma (OS) or osteogenic sarcoma is an aggressive tumor of the skeletal system, associated with a rapid progression and guarded prognosis. The osteosarcomas, mostly arise from the appendicular skeleton while axial OS (osteosarcoma of flat bones) are less reported in the majority of large ...  Read More

Effects of curcumin on canine semen parameters and expression of NOX5 gene in cryopreserved spermatozoa

Parisa Aparnak; Adel Saberivand

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 221-226

  Canine seminal plasma contains antioxidant enzymes to protect sperm against internally generated ROS. These enzymes are removed from seminal plasma during the process of cryopreservation. The freezing/thawing process can cause some morphological and functional changes via ice crystallization and osmolality ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Serological prevalence of avian H9N2 influenza virus in dogs by hemagglutination inhibition assay in Kerman, southeast of Iran

Mehdi Saberi; Hadi Tavakkoli; Ali Najmaddini; Mahdieh Rezaei

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 249-253

  Influenza is a highly contagious zoonotic disease in the world. Avian H9N2 influenza virus is a significant pandemic pathogen widely distributed throughout the world. Pet ownership has been documented as a risk factor for infection transmission to human. Considering major public health concern, the prevalence ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Leptospirosis and immune-mediated hemolytic anemia: A lethal association

Tommaso Furlanello; Ida Reale

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 261-265

  Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) is a common cause of anemia in dogs. The immune aggression towards erythrocytes can be triggered by many pathological conditions such as infection, inflammatory disease or neoplasia. Upon ruling out any eliciting conditions, a diagnosis of the primary immune-mediated ...  Read More

Diagnostic Imaging
Comparison of computed tomographic and cytological results in evaluation of normal prostate, prostatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia in dogs

Yasamin Vali; Sarang Soroori; Mohammad Molazem; Majid Masoudifard; Alireza Vajhi; Samaneh Keshavarz; Hesameddin Akbarein

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 17-22

  Prostate gland can be structurally evaluated by computed tomography (CT) with taking advantages of tomographic feature and post-contrast parenchymal changes. The current examination initiated to determine association between computed tomographic and cytological results in evaluation of canine prostate. ...  Read More

Diagnostic Imaging
Volumetric evaluation of pituitary gland in dog and cat using computed tomography

Salah Nadimi; Mohammad Molazem; Seyedhosein Jarolmasjed; Mohammad Reza Esmaili Nejad

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 337-341

  The objective of this study was to evaluate the pituitary gland dimensions due to age and weight using computed tomography (CT) in dogs and cats. The CT images of pituitary gland were assessed in 11 client-owned dogs (six males and five females; age range, 1 to 9 years) and 15 client-owned cats (eight ...  Read More

Molecular detection of Ehrlichia spp. in blood samples of dogs in southern Iran using polymerase chain reaction

Noushin Derakhshandeh; Hassan Sharifiyazdi; Mohammad Abbaszadeh Hasiri

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 347-351

  Ehrlichiosis is a zoonotic disease which has been reported from some regions of Iran. This study was aimed to determine the presence and prevalence of ehrlichiosis in suspected dogs referred to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran using polymerase chain reaction(PCR). Blood ...  Read More

Leydig cell tumor in ovary of a German Shepherd bitch: An immunohistopathological study

Ghasem Farjanikish; Ahmad Oryan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 81-84

  Leydig cell tumor as a sex-cord stromal tumor is a relatively uncommon ovarian tumorin bitch. A 10-year-old female German Shepherd dog was presented because of protrusion of a large tumor-like mass of 16 × 14 × 7 cm in dimensions from her vagina. After stabilization of the patient, the mass ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Effects of pre-analytical handling on selected canine hematological parameters evaluated by automatic analyzer

Labrini Vasileiou Athanasiou; Zoe Polizopoulou; Maria Rafaela Kalafati; George Ntararas; Vasileios Kontos

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 281-285

  To assess the effects of pre-analytical handling (storage time and temperature) on selected hematological parameters, whole blood samples were collected in EDTA coated tubes from each of 30 clinically normal male adult beagle dogs. Each sample was separated in 2 aliquots, of which one was stored in ambient ...  Read More

Age and sex distribution of Dirofilaria immitis among dogs in Meshkin-Shahr, northwest Iran and molecular analysis of the isolates based on COX1 gene

Zabiholah Zarei; Eshrat Beigom Kia; Zahra Heidari; Fattaneh Mikaeili; Mehdi Mohebali; Meysam Sharifdini

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 329-334

  Dirofilaria immitis is an important filarial nematode in dogs. In this study, age and sex distribution of this zoonotic nematode among dogs were investigated in northwest of Iran in Meshkin-Shahr city. Molecular characteristics of the isolates, based on cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COX1) gene were compared ...  Read More

A comparative study on the effects of different cryoprotectants on the quality of canine sperm during vitrification process

Sahar Nouri Gharajelar; Rajab Ali Sadrkhanloo; Masoud Onsori; Adel Saberivand

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 235-239

  Cryopreservation has the capacity to extend spermatozoa’s lifespan and viability. In addition, the semen samples can be collected, preserved and stored or sent to distant locations and still be used long after the death of the semen donor. In this study for the vitrification of dog sperm (fresh ...  Read More

Are magnetic resonance imaging or radiographic findings correlated with clinical prognosis in spinal cord neuropathy?

Fatemeh Neshat Halati; Alireza Vajhi; Mohammad Molazem; Mohammad Mehdi Dehghan; Fereshteh Ansari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 261-266

  Dogs presented to the Small Animal Hospital of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran were included in the present study if spinal or intervertebral disc involvement was suspected. Clinical signs were recorded as well as general information of the patient such as age, breed and sex. Sixty dogs were ...  Read More

Large Animal Surgery
Reconstruction of long digital extensor tendon by cranial tibial muscle fascia graft in a dog

Soroush Sabiza; Ahmad Khajeh; Hadi Naddaf

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 271-274

  Tendon rupture in dogs is generally the result of a direct trauma. This report described the use of adjacent muscle autogenic fascial graft for reconstruction of distal rupture of long digital extensor tendon in a dog. A two-year-old male mix breed dog, was presented with a non-weight bearing lameness ...  Read More