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    Issue number 25.3 Published 19/04/2021

    Wound management 2 – Penetrating injuries in dogs

    Penetrating wounds are often deceiving! An innocuous-looking skin puncture may overlie tissue that has been significantly compromised by strong forces...

    By Bonnie Campbell

    Issue number 25.3 Published 16/04/2021

    Wound management 1 – Emergency management of open fractures

    An open fracture is any fractured bone that is exposed to environmental contamination due to disruption of soft tissues surrounding the bone.

    By James Roush

    Issue number 25.3 Published 15/04/2021

    How I approach… Canine ocular emergencies

    Ophthalmic emergencies are commonly seen by the small animal practitioner and can be said to include any ophthalmic condition...

    By Elizabeth Giuliano

    Issue number 25.3 Published 15/04/2021

    Emergency visits to primary care veterinary hospitals

    This paper will present some basic epidemiology of dogs seen for emergency care at a network of primary veterinary clinics in the United States of America.

    By Emi Kate Saito and Catherine Rhoads

    Issue number 25.3 Published 14/04/2021

    Traumatic head injuries in cats

    The ability to recognize clinical signs consistent with a declining neurologic status is critical in the management of cats following head trauma.

    By Simon Platt

    Issue number 26.1 Published 25/03/2021

    A quick guide to… Intensive care of newborn puppies

    Puppies are less well developed at birth than many other species, and high mortality rates are not uncommon in the first two weeks of life.

    By Renata Azevedo de Abreu and Camila Vannucchi

    Issue number 26.1 Published 10/03/2021

    How I Approach… A young puppy with a heart murmur

    Puppy murmurs are a common clinical finding for many practitioners.

    By Hannah Hodgkiss-Geere

    Issue number 24.3 Published 10/02/2021

    Nutritional considerations for the aging cat

    Improved veterinary care, nutrition and lifestyle have collectively improved the life expectancy of dogs and cats over the last 20 years.

    By Vincent Biourge and Denise Elliott