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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…

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…

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…