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Exploring early life events including diet in cats presenting for gastrointestinal signs in later life

A. Kathrani, E.J. Blackwell, J.L. Williams, T. Gruffydd-Jones, J.K. Murray, M.Hezzell and E.J. Hall | Veterinary Record | June 2019
The aim of this study, which received financial support from Waltham Pet Nutrition and Cats Protection, was to identify if certain early life events were more prevalent in cats presenting to veterinary practices on at least two occasions for gastrointestinal signs between six and 30 months of age, compared to those that had never visited for gastrointestinal signs…

Randomised clinical trial showing the curative effect of bandaging on M2-stage lesions of digital dermatitis in dairy cows

M. Klawitter1, D. Döpfer, T.B. Braden, E. Amene and K.E. Mueller | Veterinary Record Open | May 2019
The aim of this randomised control study was to evaluate the effect of bandaging on the healing of digital dermatitis (DD) in dairy cows following topical antibiotic and non-antibiotic treatment…

Managing pain in common end-of-life conditions

A. Malik and S. Gregersen | The Veterinary Nurse | May 2019
The aim of this article was to consider some of the common end-of-life conditions that cause, or have the potential to cause, pain, and to provide guidance on how best to manage these in practice…

Caudal cervical vertebral morphological variation is not associated with clinical signs in Warmblood horses

S. Veraa, K. de Graaf, I.D. Wijnberg, W. Back, H. Vernooij, M. Nielen and A.J. M. Belt | Equine Veterinary Journal | June 2019
The aims of this retrospective case-control study were to compare the frequency of morphologic variation in cervical vertebrae of adult Warmblood horses with and without clinical signs related to the neck, and to determine if there is an association between morphologic variation at cervical vertebrae C6 and C7 and clinical signs…

Misoprostol is superior to combined omeprazole‐sucralfate for the treatment of equine gastric glandular disease

G. Varley, I.M. Bowen, J.L. Habershon-Butcher, V. Nicholls and G.D. Hallowell | Equine Veterinary Journal | February 2019
The aim of this prospective clinical study was to evaluate the efficacy of two treatments, misoprostol and combined omeprazole-sucralfate, for equine gastric glandular disease (EGGD)…

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…

A comparison of the rates of postoperative complications between dogs undergoing laparoscopic and open ovariectomy

T.M. Charlesworth and F.T. Sanchez | Journal of Small Animal Practice | March 2019
This retrospective non-randomised study examined and compared postoperative wound healing complication rates from ovariectomy (OE) between laparoscopic surgery and open surgical approach from one practice…

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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Field testing two animal-specific non-contact thermometers on healthy horses

A.J. Carter, A. Dimitrova and E.J. Hall | Veterinary Nursing Journal | March 2019
The primary aim of this study was to investigate the accuracy of two animal-specific non-contact infrared thermometers (NCIT) – Thermofocus and Rycom – when compared to rectal temperature in healthy horses…