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    Issue number 32.1 Published 11/05/2022

    Fetal fluid centesis in the bitch

    To date, amniocentesis has rarely been used in veterinary medicine, despite having tremendous potential for both clinical and research applications; this paper discusses an established method for fetal fluid sampling in bitches.

    By Smadar Tal

    Issue number 32.1 Published 27/04/2022

    Kitten vaccinations and immunity

    Ensuring kittens have an optimal vaccination schedule whilst creating positive patient experiences at the veterinary clinic can be a win-win situation, as Kelly St. Denis describes.

    By Kelly A. St. Denis

    Issue number 32.1 Published 20/04/2022

    Puppy growth charts

    Growth charts for children are nothing new, but recent work has resulted in the concept being developed for dogs, and they are now an essential part of the veterinarian’s toolkit.

    By Caitlin Grant

    Issue number 32.1 Published 06/04/2022

    Canine milk replacers

    It may sound simple enough to offer milk to newborn puppies, but various pitfalls await the unwary, as Emmanuel Fontaine describes.

    By Emmanuel Fontaine

    Issue number 22.3 Published 11/05/2021

    The VOHC Seal: what does it mean?

    An independent method has been developed that delivers an impartial assessment of the efficacy of products that claim to help reduce dental plaque or calculus in our pets, as Ana Nemec describes.

    By Ana Nemec

    Issue number 25.3 Published 21/04/2021

    Pain assessment in the dog: the Glasgow Pain Scale

    Pain is an unpleasant personal emotional experience. It has 3 dimensions: Sensory – discriminative (location, intensity, quality, duration)...

    By Jacqueline Reid

    Issue number 22.3 Published 13/04/2021

    Dental disease in dogs and cats

    Detection of dental disease requires an initial oral examination, followed by a definitive oral examination under general anesthesia.

    By Javier Collados

    Issue number 22.3 Published 12/04/2021

    Veterinary dental radiology – an overview

    Dental care is necessary to promote optimal health and quality of life, but the most visible part of the tooth...

    By Michael Bailey

    Issue number 22.3 Published 09/04/2021

    Fillings, crowns, and implants

    Damaged teeth are common but often go unnoticed, or the consequences are ignored or at best underestimated.

    By Nicolas Girard