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    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 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

    Issue number 25.3 Published 20/04/2021

    Gastric dilatation and volvulus

    Gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV) is a life-threatening condition which requires prompt diagnosis and treatment.

    By Emma Donnelly and Daniel Lewis

    Issue number 26.1 Published 24/03/2021

    Canine parvovirus

    Canine parvovirus (CPV) is a small, non-enveloped virus consisting of a spherical capsid...

    By Nicola Decaro

    Issue number 26.1 Published 12/03/2021

    Weaning diarrhea in puppies

    Gastrointestinal diseases are some of the most frequent problems reported in dogs, with puppies being at higher risk of diarrhea than adult animals...

    By Aurélien Grellet

    Issue number 27.1 Published 05/09/2019

    A short guide to... Nasal feeding tubes in dogs

    Simple to use and remarkably effective, feeding a sick dog via an intra-nasal tube can be...

    By Joris Robben and Chiara Valtolina