You are browsing in:
Category: Open Access

 

Implementation of a targeted mastitis therapy concept using an on-farm rapid test: antimicrobial consumption, cure rates and compliance

A. Schmenger, S. Leimbach, N. Wente, Y. Zhang, A.M. Biggs and V. Kroemker | Veterinary Record | November 2020
The aim of this non-blinded, non-randomised study was to investigate the implementation of a more evidence-based targeted mastitis control therapy using a novel rapid tube test system, under field conditions…

Exploring horse owners’ understanding of obese body condition and weight management in UK leisure horses

T. Furtado, E. Perkins, G. Pinchbeck, C. McGowan, F. Watkins and R. Christley | Equine Veterinary Journal | October 2020
The aim of this qualitative research study was to gain a greater understanding of the views of leisure horse owners on equine management and health, particularly those around the management of equine weight…

Feline tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis infection of domestic UK cats associated with feeding a commercial raw food diet

C. O’Halloran, C. Tørnqvist‐Johnsen, G. Woods, J. Mitchell, N. Reed, P. Burr, D. Gascoyne‐Binzi, M. Wegg, S.Beardall, J. Hope and D. Gunn‐Moore | Transboundary and Emerging Diseases | October 2020
The aim of this study is to report the clinical and epidemiological findings from a cluster of confirmed or highly likely Mycobacterium bovis tuberculosis cases in pet cats where there was circumstantial evidence of an association between the commercial raw diet fed to these cats and their M. bovis infection….

Role of the consent form in UK veterinary practice

C. Gray | Veterinary Record | October 2020
The aim of this qualitative study, carried out as part of research for a doctoral thesis, was to investigate the role(s) of the consent form in the consent process in UK veterinary practice…

The utility of combined urine dipstick analysis and specific gravity measurement to determine feline proteinuria

J. Pérez‐Accino, L. Feo Bernabe, E.G. Manzanilla and J. Puig | Journal of Small Animal Practice | September 2020
The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the utility of the urine dipstick combined with urine‐specific gravity (USG) for detecting proteinuria in cats when compared with urine protein‐to‐creatinine (UPC) ratio…

Border collie dogs playing in the park

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

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

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

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

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)…

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

E.J. Hall, A.J. Carter and D.G. O’Neill | Animals | July 2020
This aim of this retrospective study 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…