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A survey of owners shows that cats have definite preferences when it comes to scratching indoor objects. Share this data regarding scratching behavior and response to punishment to help prevent client frustration.
Consider this virus as a differential diagnosis in puppies with neurologic signs, especially after more common diseases such as distemper and rabies have been ruled out.
Discover the latest recommendations regarding testing and treatment for Lyme disease from the ACVIM.
Does corn syrup applied to the gingival tissue effectively treat hypoglycemia? This study examines the effect of transmucosal corn syrup on blood glucose levels.
In transfusion naive cats, does major crossmatching improve transfusion efficacy and decrease reactions? One study found no significant difference in outcomes.
Infrared photography was used to measure limb temperatures in cats with acute pelvic limb paralysis. Cats with confirmed feline aortic embolism (FATE) had diminished temperatures in the affected limbs as compared with other conditions causing similar symptoms.
Akkermansia muciniphila helps maintain the protective mucin barrier in the GI tract, and may have potential as a therapeutic probiotic.
A novel virus from the same family as hepatitis B was isolated from a FIV+ cat with concurrent lymphoma. This is the first report of such an infection in a carnivorous or companion animal species.
Dogs and cats with benign esophageal strictures responded well to this novel approach, utilizing indwelling dilatation tubes with inflations performed at home by clients.