byDr. Carl Palazzolo, DVMinPets
Photo by Fotol Eldar. Diagnosing a disease in animals is quite the challenge, and we need to be like Sherlock Holmes at times. Our patients cannot talk to us, and they have substantially different anatomies and physiologies, with different...
This is the third in a series of articles about anemia in pets. In the last two, Dr. Palazzolo laid out the anatomy of a blood cell and discussed the physiology of anemia itself. This article covers the disease’s diagnosis.
Last week, Dr. Palazzolo gave us an anatomy of the red blood cell. This article, part 2 of a series on anemia in pets, will tell us about how the blood cells are processed and how veterinarians examine them.