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    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

    Issue number 33.2 Published 13/09/2023

    How I approach The vomiting cat

    Vomiting, alone or in combination with other clinical signs, is a common presenting complaint in cats; in this paper the authors share their recommendations for a systematic clinical approach for both acute and chronic vomiting cases.

    By Ivan Montanes-Sancho and Silke Salavati

    Issue number 33.1 Published 05/07/2023

    Dietary fiber: the clinician’s secret weapon

    “Fiber” is a term used daily when discussing animal diets, but what does it actually entail? Adam Rudinsky offers an overview of fiber in all its different aspects.

    By Adam J. Rudinsky

    Issue number 33.1 Published 28/06/2023

    Fecal microbiota transplantation for GI disorders

    Fecal microbiota transplantation is starting to be seen as a viable option to treat various acute and chronic gastrointestinal problems in dogs, as Linda Toresson explains.


    Issue number 33.1 Published 21/06/2023

    Atypical canine Hypoadreno-corticism

    Addison’s disease may not be the first diagnosis that comes to mind when a dog with gastrointestinal signs presents, but this possibility should not be dismissed, as Romy Heilmann describes.

    By Romy M. Heilmann

    Issue number 33.1 Published 14/06/2023

    Giardiasis infection in dogs

    Giardia infection is commonly identified in dogs, but deciding if it is a significant finding, and selecting the best treatment approach for a given situation, can often raise questions in practice; this article aims to provide some answers for the clinician.

    By Rolf R. Nijsse and Paul A.M. Overgaauw

    Issue number 33.1 Published 07/06/2023

    PLE in dogs: causes and treatments

    Protein-losing enteropathy is a heterogenous syndrome in dogs, which means that the clinician should approach each case as an individual.

    By Sara A. Jablonski

    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