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Quality of Life assessment tools

Published 1 September 2021| Updated 6 September 2021
The purpose of this collection is to bring together published resources relating to the assessment of quality of life and to signpost validated assessment tools that may be useful in veterinary practice…

2021 AAFP Feline Senior Care Guidelines

M. Ray, H.C. Carney, B. Boynton, J. Quimby, S. Robertson, K. St Denis, H. Tuzio and B. Wright | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | June 2021
These consensus guidelines provide information for practitioners on all aspects of the care of senior cats…

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…

Assessment of quality of life and chronic pain in dogs

Z. Belshaw and J. Yeates | The Veterinary Journal | September 2018
The aim of this paper, which is written by two experts in the field, is to summarise recent developments in the understanding and assessment of quality of life (QOL) and chronic pain in dogs and to provide recommendations in this area…