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Entries from November 2008

Liver Shunts: The Yorkie’s Nemesis

November 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments

If you own a Yorkie or other type of small breed dog, you will want to pay attention to this post about portosytemic shunts, also known as Liver Shunts.  It is known by some vets that 30% of all their liver shunt surgeries are performed on Yorkshire Terriers.  Why is this problem so prevalent in [...]

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