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  1. Being answered: In dogs with HGE, does the use of metronidazole, compared to no metronidazole shorten the time to recovery?
  2. Answer me: In dogs with distended anal glands does expressing glands versus not expressing glands reduce impaction and infection?
  3. Being answered: In dogs, is neutering pre-puberty superior to neutering post-puberty, in improving behaviour?
  4. Being answered: In canines with Kennel cough, does the use of anti-inflammatories, in comparison to absence of anti-inflammatories, shorten the time to recovery?
  5. Being answered: In dogs with a cruciate tear is medical treatment as effective as surgery in reducing time to recovery?
  6. Answer me: In dogs with a cutaneous mass does surgery or non surgical treatment give a better quality of life? 
  7. Answered: In dogs with periodontal disease is feeding a complete raw meat diet more effective than a complete kibble 'dental' diet at reducing periodontal disease? 
  8. Being answered: In dogs with arthritis are prescription NSAIDs more effective than aspirin in reducing clinical signs? 
  9. Being answered: In dogs with kennel cough does the use of antibiotics compared with no antibiotics reduce time to recovery?
  10. Answer me: In dogs with diarrhoea is metronidazole or bismuth subsalicylate more effective in reducing diarrhoea frequency and improving fecal score?
  11. Being answered: In dogs with hairy ear canals e g poodles does plucking or not plucking reduce the risk of bacterial infection /chronic otitis?
  12. Being answered: In dogs with blood in faeces does treatment with amoxicillin clavulanate versus no treatment reduce the number of clinical cases progressing to sepsis?
  13. Answer me: In dogs with gingivitis does daily brushing with human (gingivitis specific) toothpaste, compared to regular canine toothpaste, reduce clinical signs?
  14. Being answered: In dogs with arthritis which gives the greatest improvement in pain scores - controlled exercise OR weight loss?
  15. Being answered: In dogs with IBD-related diarrhoea is Budesonide more effective than prednisone in improving fecal score?
  16. Being answered: Do obese dogs make up a larger percentage of the veterinary caseload than lean dogs?
  17. Answer me: In dogs with acute tracheobronchitis does treatment with theophylline versus TMPS lead to a shorter time to cessation of coughing?
  18. Being answered: In canine fractures, is low level laser more effective than low-intensity pulsed ultrasound in improving radiographic bone healing time?
  19. Being answered: In dogs does feeding raw feed treats reduce or prevent Periodontal Disease
  20. Answered: In adult dogs, does feeding a raw food diet alter urine composition compared to a kibble diet?
  21. Being answered: In dogs with traumatic elbow luxation, does closed reduction and conservative management result in a better outcome than open reduction and surgical management?
  22. Being answered: Does teeth brushing and it's varying frequency reduce risk of periodontal disease in dogs?
  23. Being answered: In bitches, does spaying before 6 months of age compared to spaying at 6 months of age or older, increase the risk of cranial cruciate ligament rupture during their life?
  24. Being answered: In dogs with intervertebral disc disease, are nsaids a risk factor for developing gastritis?
  25. Being answered: In adult dogs, does feeding a homemade balanced diet improve the stool quality compared to feeding a commercial maintenance diet?
  26. Being answered: Are dogs with hairy ear canals compared to non hairy ear canals more likely to suffer from otitis externa?
  27. Being answered: In birthing bitches undergoing a caesarean does premedication with methadone compared to post procedural analgesic negatively affect suckling behaviour?
  28. Answered: In anxious dogs does the use of pressure vests compared to no pressure vests reduce the signs of anxiety/fear?
  29. Being answered: In dogs with generalised demodicosis, are isoxazolines as effective as a combined formulation of imidacloprid and moxidectin at reducing the severity of associated clinical signs?

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