March 2018

Gerard Olivares and Mellora Sharman discuss the underlying aetiology of this issue – including causes, advances in treatment and the use of probiotics. Includes video content.

68 mins

Ian Wright discusses possible changes to the Pet Travel Scheme following Brexit.

45 mins

A look at the case of Smartie, an 11-year-old female neutered border terrier presenting with a 36-hour history of lethargy and vomiting.

11 mins

Ian Wright investigates the causes of bacterial infections in felines, discussing various means of limiting the zoonotic risk.

32 mins

With the starting point an x-ray of a two-year-old shorthaired cat with abdominal effusion and a history if dyspnoea, lethargy and anorexia, Francesco Cian asks: what is the diagnosis?

8 mins

Bob Partridge discusses the pathogenesis of periodontal disease in dogs and cats, focusing on biofilms and plaque.

37 mins

February 2018

Fabio Stabile describes the definitions, causes, clinical manifestations and three tiers of confidence for diagnosis of this disorder.

37 mins

Ariane Neuber provides an update on skin disease, resistant infections and the allergy threshold.

25 mins

Alex Gough’s latest Research Review also looks at studies into thermoregulation in dogs, the effects of gabapentin in cats, and emphysematous cystitis.

20 mins

Jenny Helm looks at an increase in reported cases of this disease in dogs, and describes how to diagnose, treat and prevent it.

44 mins

Francesco Cian, in this month’s Cytology Corner, looks at a case of cutaneous histiocytoma in a two-year-old cocker spaniel.

7 mins

Hany Elsheikha looks at data on the clinical signs, diagnosis and management of canine angiostrongylosis in the UK.

40 mins

Laura Holm and David Walker, in the first of a two-part article, look at this mysterious disease, including diagnosis and management advice.

27 mins

Ellen Lavender discusses some of the problems, detected at various stages, affecting senior pets.

15 mins

Bristol student Hannah Shotnes reports on a talk about the inadequate management of canine arthritis, and the need for a change in attitude and approach to this common condition.

21 mins

January 2018

Cecilia Villaverde discusses the essentiality of nutrients for dogs and cats, and their role in providing healthy energy requirements.

29 mins

Tim Hutchinson details causes, assessment and management of degenerative joint disease to help both pet owners and practice staff better understand this disease.

24 mins

Sarah Caney describes approaches to successfully managing two common conditions in older cats at the same time.

37 mins

Alex Gough looks at a study into the shock index, one on antibiotic prescribing habits and another on mast cell tumours in his latest Research Review.

20 mins

Amy Watson and Pete van Dongen discuss the benefits and suitability of choosing a non-restrictive harness.

13 mins