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Horse owners’ knowledge, and opinions on recognising colic in the horse

A. Bowden, J.H. Burford, M.L. Brennan, G.C.W. England and S.L. Freeman | Equine Veterinary Journal | August 2019
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate horse owners’ knowledge, understanding of and experience with equine colic and to describe the factors that affect their approach to a horse with clinical signs of abdominal pain…

Associations between neutering and early‐onset urinary incontinence in UK bitches under primary veterinary care

C. Pegram, D.C. Brodbelt, D.B. Church, J. Hall, L. Owen, Y.M. Chang and D.G. O’Neill | Journal of Small Animal Practice | December 2019
The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to explore the association between neuter status, age at neuter and early-onset urinary incontinence (UI)…

Spaying and urinary incontinence in bitches under UK primary veterinary care: a case–control study

C. Pegram, D.G. O’Neill, D.B. Church, J. Hall, L. Owen and D.C. Brodbelt | Journal of Small Animal Practice | July 2019
The aim of this nested case-control study was to explore the associations between spaying and urinary incontinence (UI) in a primary veterinary care setting…

Association of lameness and mastitis with return-to-service oestrus detection in the dairy cow

J. Remnant, M.J. Green, J. Huxley, J. Hirst-Beecham, R. Jones, G. Roberts and C.D. Hudson | Veterinary Record | October 2019
The aim of this observational study was to explore and quantify the impact of lameness and mastitis on return-to-service oestrus detection at individual cow level and to explore the impact of different ‘expected’ interval on any associations…

Behavioural differences in dogs with atopic dermatitis suggest stress could be a significant problem associated with chronic pruritus

N.D. Harvey, P.J. Craigon, S.C. Shaw, S.C. Blott and G.C.W. England | Animals | October 2019
The aim of this study was to establish whether, and how, dogs with Canine atopic dermatitis (cAD) would differ behaviourally, from dogs of the same breeds with no skin health conditions…

Brachycephalic anaesthesia, part 1 and part 2

C. Scales and N.J. Clancy | Veterinary Nursing Journal | May and September 2019
These review articles discuss Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BAS) and the specific considerations for preparation and monitoring of anaesthesia in brachycephalic dogs…

Chronic pain in cats: Recent advances in clinical assessment

B.P. Monteiro and P.V. Steagall | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | July 2019
This review article considers the recent advances in the assessment of chronic pain in cats, discusses the continuing challenges and offers some thoughts on future perspectives…

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Prevalence of and risk factors for acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids

K. Potter, K. Stevens and N. Menzies-Gow | Veterinary Record | July 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of, and risk factors associated with, acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids…

Do UK sheep farmers use orf vaccine correctly and could their vaccination strategy affect vaccine efficacy?

S. Small, L. Cresswell, F. Lovatt, E. Gummery, J. Onyango, C. McQuilkin and W. Wapenaar | Veterinary Record | September 2019
Orf is a highly contagious zoonotic disease which causes pustular dermatitis and high morbidity in sheep…

Equine cheek tooth extraction: comparison of outcomes for five extraction methods

V. Caramello, L. Zarucco, D. Foster, R. Boston, D. Stefanovski and J.A. Orsini | Equine Veterinary Journal | July 2019
The aim of this retrospective study was to compare five equine cheek tooth extraction methods, for type and incidence of complications…