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Patterns of antimicrobial agent prescription in a sentinel population of canine and feline veterinary practices in the United Kingdom

D.A. Singleton, F. Sanchez-Vizcaino, S. Dawson, P.H. Jones, P.J.M. Noble, G.L. Pinchbeck, N.J. Williams and A.D. Radford | The Veterinary Journal | June 2017
Antimicrobial resistance is recognised as a global health threat and tackling the use of antibiotics is a high priority…

Recommendations for approaches to meticillin-resistant staphylococcal infections of small animals: diagnosis, therapeutic considerations and preventative measures. Clinical Consensus Guidelines of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology

D. Morris, A. Loeffler, M. F. Davis, L. Guardabassi and J. S. Weese | Veterinary Dermatology | June 2017
In veterinary medicine meticillin resistance is recognised as a potentially serious and widespread problem being prevalent within populations of the Straphylococcus species of clinical importance to dogs and cats…

ISFM consensus guidelines on the diagnosis and management of hypertension in cats

S.S. Taylor, A.H. Sparkes, K. Briscoe, J. Carter, S.C. Sala, R.E. Jepson, B.S. Reynolds and B.A. Scansen | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | March 2017
Systemic arterial hypertension is a well recognised condition in older cats which can have severe clinical consequences due to target organ damage principally affecting the eyes, heart, brain and kidneys…

Dexmedetomidine oromucosal gel for noise-associated acute anxiety and fear in dogs—a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study

M. Korpivaara, K. Laapas, M. Huhtinen, B. Schoning and K. Overall | The Veterinary Record | April 2017
Sensitivity to noise is one of the most common behavioural concerns reported by dog owners, with fearful response to fireworks being particularly prevalent…