Marge Chandler DVM, MS, MACVSc, DipACVN, DipACVIM, DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS discusses the benefits provided by these products in certain disorders, as well as their regulation and use in practice.45 mins
Pete Wedderburn BVM&S, CertVR, MRCVS gives an overview of the Prague Companion Animal Nutrition Symposium, which took place on 21 and 22 October 2019, and carried an overall theme of “the science of cats”.
Reproductive and respiratory diseases from autumn 2019 are the focus of Axiom Veterinary Laboratories’ latest update.
Elizabeth Villiers BVSc, DipECVCP, FRCPath, CertSAM, CertVR, MRCVS and Jade Pallett BSc discuss the steps taken when carrying out susceptibility testing to determine appropriate antibiotic therapy in pets.49 mins
Michelle Clark BVSc, CertAVP(SAM), MRCVS and Helen Baxter BVMS, CertAVP, MRCVS discuss this procedure and share a case study involving a dog kicked by a horse.
Nicola Gladden discusses the importance of good postpartum care, including the use of analgesia and provision of colostrum.
Key CPD events often come highly recommended – particularly if they feature top-notch lectures in fabulous European cities. Andrew Peffers, BVetMed, CertAVP(Ed), BAEDT, MRCVS, provides an overview of the equine dental programme at this year's congress in the Netherlands.
Third-year University of Liverpool veterinary student BECKY MILNER explains the concept and benefits of the Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network, as well as her role in helping promote it to veterinary practices across the country.
Brigite Pedro and Chris Linney provide updates on the management of these issues, and ongoing research into control strategies and devices.
Francesco Cian presents the case of an eight-year-old cockatoo seen by a referring veterinary surgeon for a traumatic foot lesion.
Dave Beeston reflects on the busiest shift of his internship so far where, despite the best laid plans, he was met with a wave of emergencies, euthanasia and emotion. However, a great sense of achievement resulted – thanks to endurance and determination.
Alex Gough discusses a common and life-threatening problem, typically of large-breed dogs, plus other latest research in his latest Research Review.
Adele Williams guides readers through recognition and various control methods – new and existing – in horses and donkeys.
Maria-Christine Fischer in the first of a two-part article, describes lens characteristics, cataract causes and untreated case complications.
James Colver discusses a potentially life-threatening – and under-reported – complication seen with endotracheal intubation.
Henry Tremaine reports on the inaugural Sea-PD, a veterinary, watersports and wellness conference that took place in Alaçati, in June 2019, with plans to return in 2020.
In his final column of the year, Chanticleer casts a weather eye over the potentially troubled waters ahead.
Cases of systemic and miscellaneous diseases from late summer/autumn 2019 are summarised in Axiom Veterinary Laboratories’ latest update.
Sarah Caney discusses this common presentation in cats – including information to advise owners and treatment innovations.
Panagiotis Kokkinos, Diana Ferreira and Daniela Murgia detail the clinical signs of this issue, and treatment and management options.