February 2016

Kathryn Pratschke reviews the use of surgical oncology in relation to its diagnosis, treatment and management of cancer and tumours (1/2).

25 mins

The official definition for pain is “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience, associated with actual … more

35 mins

Laparoscopy in dogs is becoming an increasingly common technique for procedures such as ovariectomies and … more

18 mins

Fractures in animals less than one year of age are frequently observed by vets and … more

24 mins

ABSTRACT Leishmaniosis is a serious vector-borne disease in southern Europe, but is spreading northwards, driven … more

25 mins

ABSTRACT Greyhounds have a higher tendency to develop delayed bleeding associated with minor procedures or … more

18 mins

ABSTRACT This article initially discusses what a neonate is and the differences between neonates and … more

29 mins

Lymphoma continues to be one of the most common malignancies affecting dogs. Ongoing research is … more

25 mins

Hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) is a challenging, but rewarding disease to diagnose and treat. It is a … more

8 mins

You are anaesthetising Bullo, a two-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, for an exploratory laparotomy to remove … more

6 mins

Cats are easily stressed in the practice environment and this can affect their health and … more

27 mins

January 2016

Ocular conditions account for about 10% of canine consultations in first opinion practice (1). With … more

2 mins

ABSTRACT Systemic hypertension is recognised as a common problem in elderly cats. It is often … more

28 mins

ABSTRACT Fleas, ticks and worms are arguably the most prevalent parasite groups in companion animals … more

37 mins

In healthy animals, appetite and food consumption are normal adaptive responses to periods of decreased … more

22 mins

Cytological evaluation of solid masses, lymph nodes, internal organs and body fluids is an effective … more

30 mins

ABSTRACT Cats and dogs can maintain a narrow core body temperature range in a wide … more

20 mins

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, painful condition of dogs that can be challenging to manage … more

18 mins

December 2015

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, painful condition of dogs that can be challenging to manage … more

35 mins

“What vaccination protocol should we use for dogs and cats in our practice?” is not … more

25 mins