Did you know you can't actually see an X-Ray? X-rays are the electromagnetic waves shot through areas of the body, and then to film, to produce an image called a radiograph. X-rays can't be seen. It is the result, the radiograph, that is visually interpreted.
Our next veterinary infographic is the anatomy of a tooth. We cover the enamel, pulp, dentin, gingiva, gingval sulcus, alveolar bone, and cementum.
Did you know that dogs have an odd number of lung lobes. Dogs have three lung loves on the left (cranial, middle, and caudal) and four lung loves on the right (cranial, middle, caudal, and accessory).
Veterinarian Student, it's 2017 and most everyone uses this time of the year to reflect on the past year, plan for the upcoming year and find ways to improve and KEEP your resolutions (if possible). We were once vet students ourselves, so we know what we should work on year to year.
Veterinarian Student, A Salter-Harris fracture involves fractures of the growth plate. These fractures are specifically seen in young, growing animals. The growth plate fractures because it’s the weakest part of the bone.
If fractured, surgery needs to be done as soon as possible, after the injury occurs. Veterinary surgeons use the Salter-Harris system to categorize these fractures into grades or types.