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    Issue number 34.1 Published 03/05/2024

    Canine pyoderma: a tiered approach

    Our knowledge regarding canine pyoderma continues to evolve; this paper describes current thinking as to how we should approach such cases.

    By Jason B. Pieper

    Issue number 34.1 Published 19/04/2024

    Canine pruritus: causes and therapies

    Understanding what causes an animal to itch is the first step in successful treatment of the pruritic dog, as this article describes.

    By Frédéric Sauvé

    Issue number 34.1 Published 05/04/2024

    Canine sebaceous adenitis

    What is sebaceous adenitis? Many clinicians are unaware of this condition in dogs, but this article details all you need to know.

    By Elad Perry

    Issue number 33.3 Published 22/03/2024

    New approaches to osteoarthritis in dogs: etiology, detection, diagnosis

    Are clinicians good at identifying osteoarthritis in dogs? Do we have preconceived ideas about it? This article challenges our understanding of the disease.

    By Éric Troncy

    Issue number 33.3 Published 08/03/2024

    Anesthesia of the geriatric patient

    Anesthetizing the older patient is a daily occurrence in veterinary practice; here the authors review current knowledge and advise on the safest approach to such animals.

    By Kate White and Flo Hillen

    Issue number 33.3 Published 09/02/2024

    Pathologic hypercalcemia in the dog

    This paper looks at differential diagnoses and therapeutic management options when a dog is found to have elevated calcium levels.

    By Jordan M. Hampel and Timothy M. Fan

    Issue number 33.3 Published 26/01/2024

    Canine cognitive dysfunction

    Canine “dementia” is becoming more common as our pet population ages; this article reviews the signs, differential diagnoses and treatment for such cases

    By Beverley M. Wilson and Daniel S. Mills

    Issue number 33.3 Published 19/01/2024

    Nutrition of aging cats

    Want to know how older cats differ in their nutritional needs from younger individuals? This article tells you what you need to know.

    By Lori Prantil and Becca Leung

    Issue number 33.3 Published 12/01/2024

    How I approach… Gingival enlargement in the dog

    Gingival enlargement in a dog‘s mouth is a common presentation in the exam room; this paper covers the common pathologies encountered and discusses the preferred approach to treatment.

    By Christopher Sauvé