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    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 05/01/2024

    Dermatology and the aging dog

    As dogs age, their skin also ages; this paper offers an overview of what these changes are and the most common dermatologic conditions seen in older dogs.

    By Mitzi D. Clark

    Issue number 33.3 Published 22/12/2023

    How I approach… The old coughing dog

    The old dog that presents with a chronic cough can offer a number of diagnostic possibilities, as Lynelle Johnson describes here

    By Lynelle R. Johnson

    Issue number 33.3 Published 15/12/2023

    Sarcopenia and weight management in older dogs

    Muscle loss, or sarcopenia, in old dogs is a real and frequent problem; this article discusses how best to recognize and treat it

    By Matthew A. Kopke

    Issue number 33.2 Published 20/10/2023

    Early diagnosis of feline osteoarthritis

    OA in cats remains underdiagnosed and undertreated, despite its widespread prevalence; this paper looks at how we can surmount the challenge of early diagnosis, leading to better treatment interventions.

    By Lauren M. Meneghetti and Karen L. Perry

    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 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 33.2 Published 06/09/2023

    Unexplained weight loss in the cat

    The “Shrinking Kitty” is a common presentation in the small animal clinic; this article offers a logical approach to the cat with unexplained weight loss.

    By Audrey K. Cook

    Issue number 25.1 Published 23/08/2023

    The three most common oral pathologies in adult cats

    The first step in detecting oral disease is to perform an initial oral examination in the awake animal. However, in order to thoroughly detect disease a complete oral examination must be performed under general anesthesia.

    By Javier Collados