Received: 16 February 2019
Accepted: 30 May 2019
First Online: 11 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol was approved by the Animal Ethics Board of the Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina.The dog owners were informed about the methods and purpose of the study and gave their written informed consent.
: The abstract has already been published on page 340 in Sisvet 2018 Congress Proceedings with the title “Use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound for assessment of nodular lymphoid hyperplasia (NLH) in canine spleen” and we obtained permission from the copyright holder.Written informed consent was obtained from the dogs’ owners for publication of this manuscript.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.