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Assisting Decision-Making on Age of Neutering for 35 Breeds of Dogs: Associated Joint Disorders, Cancers, and Urinary Incontinence

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B.L. Hart, L.A. Hart, A.P. Thigpen and N.H. Willits | Frontiers in Veterinary Science | July 2020
The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse in a variety of dog breeds, the increased risk of specific joint disorders and cancers associated with neutering at various ages...

Female Vet Examining Dog In Surgery

Prevalence and characterization of hypoadrenocorticism in dogs with signs of chronic gastrointestinal disease: a multicenter study

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C. Hauck, S.S. Schmitz, I.A. Burgener, A. Wehner, R. Neiger, B. Kohn, T. Rieker, S. Reese and S. Unterer | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | July 2020
This prospective study aimed to assess the prevalence of hypoadrenocorticism (HA) in dogs with chronic signs of gastrointestinal disease (SGD) and to identify clinical and laboratory variables that might help to identify or exclude HA in this population...
Dog and the cat are lying on the carpet together

Cats vs. Dogs: The Efficacy of Feliway FriendsTM and AdaptilTM Products in Multispecies Homes

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M.R. Prior and D.S. Mills | Frontiers in Veterinary Science | July 2020
The aim of this parallel randomised trial was to compare the effects of AdaptilTM and Feliway FriendsTM on the cat-dog relationship in multi species households where there was tension in the relationship between the species...
Vet in the clinic examine with stethoscope a dog breed Yorkshire terrier

Efficacy of oral torasemide in dogs with degenerative mitral valve disease and new onset congestive heart failure: The CARPODIEM study

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B. Besche, T. Blondel, E. Guillot, C. Garelli‐Paar and M.A. Oyama | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | September 2020
The aim of this blinded, randomised, non-inferiority study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of torasemide, compared to furosemide, in dogs with congestive heart failure (CHF) caused by degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD)...
Vet examine horse's teeth

Investigation of the Shedding of Selected Respiratory Pathogens in Healthy Horses Presented for Routine Dental Care

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N. Pusterla, M. Rice, T. Henry, S. Barnum and K. James | Journal of Veterinary Dentistry | August 2020
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of detecting selected infectious respiratory pathogens to support the use of proper biosecurity protocols in equine dentistry...
Dog Jack Russell Terrier looks curiously at the car window

Dogs don’t die just in hot cars—exertional heat-related illness (heatstroke) is a greater threat to UK dogs

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E.J Hall, A.J. Carter and D.G. O’Neill | Animals | July 2020
This aim of this retrospective study was to was to identify the leading triggers for heat-related illness (HRI) in the UK dog population; identify the risk factors for the top three key triggers of HRI and compare the fatality rate and seasonal temperatures between different HRI triggers...
Corona virus

COVID-19 and animals

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Published 20 April 2020 | Updated 2 September 2020
A review of the latest available evidence on SARS-CoV-2, the virus associated with the disease COVID-19, and animals ...
Cat having a check up by a vet in clinic

2020 AAHA/AAFP Feline Vaccination Guidelines

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A.E.S. Stone, G.O. Brummet, E.M. Carozza, P.H. Kass, E.P. Petersen, J. Sykes and M.E. Westman | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | August 2020
The aim of these guidelines, produced jointly by a Task Force of experts from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), was to provide recommendations based on the latest available evidence combined with expert opinion on feline vaccination...

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