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Veterinary Focus

Issue number 33.2 Other Scientific

Early diagnosis of feline osteoarthritis

Published 20/10/2023

Written by Lauren M. Meneghetti and Karen L. Perry

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OA in cats remains underdiagnosed and undertreated, despite its widespread prevalence; this paper looks at how we can surmount the challenge of early diagnosis, leading to better treatment interventions.

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Lauren M. Meneghetti

Lauren M. Meneghetti

Dr. Meneghetti gained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2020 Read more

Karen L. Perry

Karen L. Perry

Dr. Perry completed her residency in small animal surgery at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh in 2010 Read more

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Issue number 33.2 Published 17/11/2023

Coping with mistakes in an effective way

Mistakes happen to all of us in veterinary practice; this article looks at how different people react in different ways when things go wrong and – importantly – discusses how we can best cope with mistakes.

By Marie K. Holowaychuk

Issue number 33.2 Published 27/09/2023

Feline toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is now known to have a worldwide distribution, and although the cat is the sole definitive host, the parasite can have significant implications for both human and animal health.

By Christopher Fernandez-Prada and Victoria Wagner

Issue number 33.2 Published 20/09/2023

Feline hepatic lipidosis

Hepatic lipidosis in the cat is a common and life-threatening condition, but a considered approach can often result in a positive outcome.

By Ran Nivy