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ACVIM consensus statement on the treatment of immune‐mediated hemolytic anemia in dogs

J.W. Swann, O.A. Garden, C.L. Fellman, B. Glanemann, R. Goggs, D.N. LeVine, A.J. Mackin and N.T. Whitley | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | May/June 2019
The aim of this consensus statement was to give recommendations for the treatment of immune‐mediated haemolytic anemia (IMHA) in dogs…

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International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases (ISCAID) guidelines for the diagnosis and management of bacterial urinary tract infections in dogs and cats

J.S. Weese, J. Blondeau, D. Boothe, L.G. Guardabassi, N. Gumley, M. Papich, L.R. Jessen, M. Lappin, S. Rankin, J.L. Westropp and J. Sykes | The Veterinary Journal | May 2019
Bacterial urinary tract infection is a common clinical presentation in general practice and one of the more common reasons for antimicrobial prescription…

ACVIM consensus statement on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis in dogs

C.R.L. Webster, S.A. Center, J.M. Cullen, D.G. Penninck, K.P. Richter, D.C. Twedt and P.J. Watson | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | May/June 2019
This consensus statement on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis (CH) in dogs is based on the expert opinion of seven specialists, a review of the veterinary literature and selective use of literature on CH in humans…

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Spotlight on antithrombotics in small animal veterinary practice

June 2019
Antithrombotics are medications that reduce the formation of blood clots…

AAFP feline anesthesia guideline

S.A. Robertson, S.M. Gogolski, P. Pascoe, H.L. Shafford, J. Sager, G.M. Griffenhagen | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | July 2018
The aim of these guidelines from the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is to make anaesthesia and sedation safer for feline patients; they are the first feline-specific anaesthesia guidelines…

Haemoplasmosis in cats: European guidelines from the ABCD on prevention and management

S. Tasker, R. Hofmann-Lehmann, S. Belak, T. Frymus, D.D. Addie, M.G. Pennisi, C. Boucraut-Baralon, H. Egberink, K. Hartmann, M.J. Hosie, A. Lloret, F. Marsilio, A.D. Radford, E. Thiry, U. Truyen and K. Mostl | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | March 2018
Haemoplasmas are haemotropic bacteria that can induce anaemia in mammals. There are three main haemoplasma species that cause infection in cats, with Mycoplasma haemofelis the most pathogenic and Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum more prevalent in older cats…

World Small Animal Veterinary Association Global Dental Guidelines

WSAVA | November 2017
Dental and oral diseases are one of the most common problems encountered in small animal practice. These diseases lead to conditions which can cause significant pain, thus undiagnosed or untreated dental disease is a significant animal welfare concern…

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…