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Management of urinary disease in cats and dogs

April 2018
The last In The Spotlight topic focused on the managment of chronic kidney disease in cats and dogs – this time, the Spotlight is on the management of other urinary diseases…

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Rapid assessment with physical examination in dyspnoeic cats: the RAPID CAT study

D. Dickson, C.J.L. Little, J. Harris and M. Rishniw | Journal of Small Animal Practice | February 2018
Dyspnoea, which is defined as difficult or laboured breathing, is a common presentation in veterinary practice and is often associated with life-threatening diseases…

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Long-lived immunity to canine core vaccine antigens in UK dogs as assessed by an in-practice test kit

R. Killey, C. Mynors, R. Pearce, A. Nell, A. Prentis and M.J. Day | Journal of Small Animal Practice | January 2018
The WSAVA and AAHA have defined canine core vaccines, i.e. those that all dogs regardless of circumstances or geographical location should receive, as those that protect from canine distemper virus (CDV), canine adenovirus (CAV) and canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV2)…

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Pain scoring systems for cats

M.E. Goldberg | Feline Focus | January 2018
Accurate pain assessment is necessary to ensure that a patient receives safe and effective analgesia which is tailored to their individual needs…

The impact of early life nutrition and housing on growth and reproduction in dairy cattle

G. Curtis, C. McGregor Argo, D. Jones and D. Grove-White | PLOS ONE | February 2018
Rearing dairy heifers involves significant financial outlay, which has been said to account for approximately 20% of total on-farm costs…

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Comparative effectiveness of individualised homeopathy and antibiotics in the treatment of bovine clinical mastitis: randomised controlled trial

D. Keller and A. Sundrum | Veterinary Record | April 2018
Mastitis is one of the main reasons for antimicrobial use in dairy production. In the context of concern over anti-microbial resistance, alternative treatments for mastitis, including homeopathy, are becoming increasingly popular, particularly on organic farms…

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Computed tomographic contrast tenography of the digital flexor tendon sheath of the equine hindlimb

R. Agass, J. Dixon and B. Fraser | Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound | December 2017
Pre-surgical diagnostic investigation of the equine digital flexor tendon sheath is challenging with the current standard imaging techniques of ultrasonography and contrast radiography…

Management of chronic kidney disease in cats and dogs

April 2018
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common condition in cats and dogs and the diagnosis of the condition remains a challenge…