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    Issue number 33.1 Published 31/05/2023

    The feline gut-kidney axis: food for thought

    There is now strong evidence that there are significant links between the gut and the kidneys, and that gastrointestinal health may be a key consideration when treating kidney disease, as discussed in this article

    By Stacie C. Summers and Jessica M. Quimby

    Issue number 33.1 Published 24/05/2023

    Treating constipation in cats

    Is the constipated cat a simple “10-minute consultation”? Anything but, says Jonathan Lidbury, as he discusses a structured and careful approach to all such cases.

    By Jonathan A. Lidbury

    Issue number 33.1 Published 17/05/2023

    Feline exocrine pancreatic insufficiency

    Feline exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is more common than generally realized; this article offers pointers for successful diagnosis and treatment of the condition.

    By Panagiotis G. Xenoulis

    Issue number 33.1 Published 19/04/2023

    Gluten in human and canine health

    Gluten-free diets are currently popular for both humans and dogs, but actually how common are gluten-related disorders? This paper compares and contrasts what we know about them in both species.

    By Chih-Fan Chiang

    Issue number 25.3 Published 20/04/2021

    Gastric dilatation and volvulus

    Gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV) is a life-threatening condition which requires prompt diagnosis and treatment.

    By Emma Donnelly and Daniel Lewis

    Issue number 26.1 Published 24/03/2021

    Canine parvovirus

    Canine parvovirus (CPV) is a small, non-enveloped virus consisting of a spherical capsid...

    By Nicola Decaro

    Issue number 26.1 Published 12/03/2021

    Weaning diarrhea in puppies

    Gastrointestinal diseases are some of the most frequent problems reported in dogs, with puppies being at higher risk of diarrhea than adult animals...

    By Aurélien Grellet

    Issue number 29.3 Published 30/04/2020

    Diagnosis of canine pancreatitis

    Despite the fact that pancreatitis is a disease commonly encountered in first opinion practice...

    By Iwan A. Burgener