Beta Blocker Atenolol to Modify Heart Rate and Blood Pressure in Cats: Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Atenolol is a beta blocker commonly used by veterinarians to treat specific heart rhythm problems, hypertension, or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats. This class of drugs works to block the beta specific receptors which in turn can reduce symptoms such as artificially increased blood sugar, a too-fast heart rate, and increased blood pressure – similar to … Read moreBeta Blocker Atenolol to Modify Heart Rate and Blood Pressure in Cats: Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Auxiliary Treatments for Renal Failure Cases Receiving Fluid Therapy

Who is the consumer of this article? Dr Johnson’s face-to-face customer. If you are reading this outside that valid veterinary-client patient relationship, consider it ‘random’ and for entertainment purposes only. Auxiliary Treatments For Canines with Renal Failure When the kidney is failing, there are two “”numbers” that increase, which give a “measurement” of okayness. There … Read moreAuxiliary Treatments for Renal Failure Cases Receiving Fluid Therapy

Canine ectropion, dog rolled-out-eyelid

Canine ectropion is a condition that requires attention and appropriate management to prevent potential comorbidities and discomfort in dogs. Recognizing the symptoms early can help prompt veterinary intervention. Treatments range from medical management to surgical correction, depending on the severity of the ectropion. Without treatment, dogs may experience chronic eye problems, discomfort, and a decreased … Read moreCanine ectropion, dog rolled-out-eyelid

Random Panting Dogs, Older Dogs Unexplained Panting

Panting  Good Morning I'm not sure if I need to be worried… Last night wasn't as bad as 2 nights ago (photo on sofa)  My older dog was panting pretty heavy.  She's now lying down, and her heavy breathing almost always slows then.  She does well on walks.  All other behavior remains the same.  Loves to eat and beg. Drinks … Read moreRandom Panting Dogs, Older Dogs Unexplained Panting

Severe Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

Severe concentric left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a medical condition characterized by the thickening of the muscular walls of the left ventricle of the heart. In this essay, we will delve into the diagnosis, causes, prognosis, treatments, and estimated lifespan of patients with severe concentric LVH. Diagnosis: The diagnosis of severe concentric LVH begins with … Read moreSevere Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

Tiger Barb – Barbus Tetrazona – one of my favorite fish

 Hi, Doc Johnson here. With a few words about one of my top five favorite community tank fish. That’s the “Tiger Barb” in any of it’s many colors.  They have a powder blue, a dark green, an all-black, normal, and even albino which is a delightful golden color.  My MAIN purpose in this article is … Read moreTiger Barb – Barbus Tetrazona – one of my favorite fish

Chicory Root Inulin, Fiber, boost soluble fiber for a better immune system

“ I take about two or 3 teaspoons of powdered chicory root in my coffee every morning, and I try to time it with my supplements, (but quite often I fail that). But I get FOS every day.” This is exactly the one I buy:  https://amzn.to/3JAd3Vt There’s an article over at drjohnson.com that provides seven … Read moreChicory Root Inulin, Fiber, boost soluble fiber for a better immune system