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    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

    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 32.3 Published 26/04/2023

    Prescribing IV fluids in the cat

    Prescribing IV fluids for cats is not as straightforward as it may first appear; this paper offers a comprehensive overview of current knowledge.

    By Ivayla Yozova

    Issue number 32.3 Published 12/04/2023

    Sepsis in the dog

    Sepsis is a medical emergency in the dog; rapid identification and proactive intervention are essential for a positive outcome.

    By Rafael Obrador de Aguilar

    Issue number 32.3 Published 25/01/2023

    How I approach… The dog in respiratory distress

    How do you deal with a dog in respiratory distress? This article reviews the optimal approach required to assess and stabilize the critically ill patient.

    By Jasper E. Burke and Deborah C. Silverstein