Linda Ross - DVM, MS, DACVIM

Linda Ross
Associate Professor

Campus Phone:
508-839-5395

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • DVM - University of Illinois - 1974
  • MS - University of Georgia - 1980

Board Certification

  • ACVIM (SA Internal Medicine)

Hypertension and chronic renal failure.

Author(s):Ross, L.A.
Publication year: 1992
Journal / Book title: Seminars in veterinary medicine and surgery (small animal)

Fluid therapy for acute and chronic renal failure.

Author(s):Ross, L.A.
Publication year: 1989
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice

Acute Kidney Injury in Dogs and Cats

Author(s):Ross, L.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice

Urban cats: characteristics and estimation of mortality due to motor vehicles.

Author(s):Childs, J.E. | Ross, L.
Publication year: 1986
Journal / Book title: American journal of veterinary research

Current techniques in peritoneal dialysis

Author(s):Ross, L.A. | Labato, M.A.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Peritoneal dialysis

Author(s):Ross, L.A. | Labato, M.A.
Publication year: 2006
Journal / Book title: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice

Plasma disappearance of creatinine as a renal function test in the dog

Author(s):Labato, M.A. | Ross, L.A.
Publication year: 1991
Journal / Book title: Research in Veterinary Science

Diabetes insipidus

Author(s):Rossi, T.A. | Ross, L.A.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Compendium: Continuing Education For Veterinarians

Relationship of selected clinical renal function tests to glomerular filtration rate and renal blood flow in cats.

Author(s):Ross, L.A. | Finco, D.R.
Publication year: 1981
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

Reduction of hydronephrosis and hydroureter associated with ectopic ureters in two dogs after ureterovesical anastomosis.

Author(s):Ross, L.A. | Lamb, C.R.
Publication year: 1990
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Peritoneal Dialysis

Author(s):Ross, L.A. | Labato, M.A.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice

Effect of dietary phosphorus restriction on the kidneys of cats with reduced renal mass.

Author(s):Ross, L.A. | Finco, D.R. | Crowell, W.A.
Publication year: 1982
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

Feline urologic syndrome: further investigation into therapy

Author(s):Barsanti, J.A. | Finco, D.R. | Shotts, E.B. | Ross, L.
Publication year: 1982
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association

Hemolytic anemia after ingestion of the natural hair dye lawsonia inermis (henna) in a dog

Author(s):Jardes, D.J. | Ross, L.A. | Markovich, J.E.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Retrospective immunohistochemical detection of leptospira in dogs with renal pathology

Author(s):Ross, L. | Jakowski, R. | Bolin, C. | Kiupel, M.
Publication year: 2009
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine

Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of cavernous sinus enlargement in a dog with unilateral exophthalmos

Author(s):Tidwell, A.S. | Ross, L.A. | Kleine, L.J.
Publication year: 1997
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound

The effect of tiletamine and zolazepam on isoflurane minimum alveolar concentration in goats

Author(s):Doherty, T.J. | Rohrbach, B.W. | Ross, L. | Schultz, H.
Publication year: 2002
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

The Prevalence of Leptospiral Antibodies in Free Roaming Cats in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Author(s):Markovich, J.E. | Ross, L. | McCobb, E.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Canine leptospirosis. A retrospective study of 17 cases.

Author(s):Rentko, V.T. | Clark, N. | Ross, L.A. | Schelling, S.H.
Publication year: 1992
Journal / Book title: Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Estimation of glomerular filtration rate in dogs by plasma clearance of gadolinium diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid as measured by use of an ELISA

Author(s):Nolan, B.G. | Ross, L.A. | Vaccaro, D.E. | Groman, E.V. | Reinhardt, C.P.
Publication year: 2009
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

General Research Interests

  • Nephrology/Urology

Selected Research Projects

  1. Evaluation of the safety of extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy in cats.
  2. Retrospective evaluation of kidney and liver tissue samples for evidence of leptospirosis.
  3. Assessment of complement C3 levels and antibody-antigen levels in normal dogs and dogs with glomerulonephritis.

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Nephrology/Urology
  • Leptospirosis
  • Pathophysiology and treatment of renal failure
  • Evaluation of renal function
  • Cystoscopy
  • Laser lithotripsy
  • Specialized imaging
  • Urodynamic testing

Research Interests by Area

Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Acute kidney injury, protein-losing nephropathy in dogs, interstitial nephritis, glomerulonephritis, leptospirosis, evaluation and measurement of renal function, urinary tract infections in dogs and cats

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Renal Diseases
  • Renal disease in dogs and cats. Safety evaluation of extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy in cats, prevalence of canine leptospirosis, pathophysiology of canine glomerulonephritis

Major Specialized Equipment

  • Hemodialysis
  • Cytoscope
  • Laser for Lithotripsy
  • Urodynamic Tesing Equipment
  • MRI