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The AVMA publishes two peer-reviewed, scientific journals: the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Journal of Veterinary Research. Published twice monthly, the JAVMA provides reports of clinical research, feature articles, and regular columns of interest to veterinarians in private and public practice. News stories from each issue of JAVMA are posted online 10 days to two weeks before the cover date of each issue. The AJVR is published monthly and contains reports of novel research that bridges the gap between basic research and clinical practice in veterinary medicine and associated biological sciences, along with news of interest to veterinary researchers.

Current issue of JAVMA

JAVMA Cover - August 1, 2021
Aug 1, 2021 | Vol. 259 | No. 3

Comparisons of hematologic results for juvenile versus adult shelter dogs presented for ovariohysterectomy or castration
Should neutering be postponed in juvenile shelter dogs with a low PCV or Hct value? A cross-sectional study found that healthy-appearing juvenile shelter dogs often have PCV and calculated Hct values lower than those of adult shelter dogs and adult dog reference intervals yet seldomly require postponement of ovariohysterectomy or castration.

Evaluation of subcutaneous versus intravenous administration of apomorphine for induction of emesis in dogs
Both SC and IV administration of apomorphine (0.03 mg/kg [0.01 mg/lb]) were found to be reliable for induction of emesis in dogs in a randomized trial. However, IV administration is recommended over SC administration for dogs that have ingested rapidly absorbed toxicants because of its faster time to emesis (median, 2 minutes vs 13.5 minutes).

Treatment of temporohyoid osteoarthropathy in horses with a basihyoid-ceratohyoid disarticulation technique: 6 cases (2018–2019)
A basihyoid-ceratohyoid disarticulation technique, retrospectively evaluated in 6 horses, offers promise for the treatment of temporohyoid osteoarthropathy in horses, without the need for general anesthesia and with no observed adverse effects such as iatrogenic injury to neurovascular structures.

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Current issue of AJVR

AJVR Cover - August 2021
Vol. 82 | No. 8 | August 2021

Use of computed tomography to determine a species-specific formula for body surface area in bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps)
The shape (K) constant and body surface area calculated from CT data for 12 adult bearded dragons were greater than those traditionally used for reptiles. Thus, the therapeutic doses of chemotherapeutic drugs for bearded dragons may be higher than previously thought.

Weather conditions associated with death attributed to bovine respiratory disease complex in high-risk auction market–sourced male beef calves
Data for 545,866 male beef calves (3,339 cohorts) transported to 1 of 89 feeding locations suggested that weather conditions on the day of purchase and during the first week after feedlot arrival were associated with the BRDC mortality rate during the first 60 days on feed.

Identification of serum microRNAs with differential expression between dogs with splenic masses and healthy dogs with histologically normal spleens
Serum expression of 5 microRNAs (miR-214-3p, miR-452, miR-494-3p, miR-497-5p, and miR-543) was significantly greater in dogs with splenic masses than in dogs with histologically normal spleens and may be a useful noninvasive method for identifying dogs with splenic masses.

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