Uncovering the Cause of Fever in Cats
The normal body temperature range in cats is 38.1°C to 39.2°C (100.5°F–102.5°F). Fever of unknown origin (FUO) in cats is classified as a temperature higher than 39.7°C (103.5°F) measured at least 4 times in a 2-week period without an identified cause.
Table of Contents: March/April 2017
Want to view the full digital issue? Click here. Features Urethral Incompetence in Dogs: Updates in Management Julie K. Byron, DVM, MS, DACVIM The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Surgical Approach to External and Middle Ear Disease in the Dog and Cat Mark Cofone, VMD, DACVS Veterinary Specialty Center, Wilmington, Delaware Uncovering the …
Urethral Incompetence in Dogs: Updates in Management
Urethral incompetence is the most common reason for urinary incontinence in the dog. Management of these patients can start out as …
How to Be Prepared for Most Toxic Exposures in Dogs and Cats
It can be daunting to try to figure out what you need to have on hand to treat toxicologic cases. When making decisions, it is most helpful to break down the treatment into 2 phases: decontamination and clinical management.
Separation Anxiety: An Interview with Dr. Terry Curtis
In this How I Treat interview, Terry Curtis, DVM, MS, DACVB, answers our questions about key treatment protocols for behavior issues noted when the owner is leaving or not at home, often diagnosed as “separation anxiety.”
There’s No Place Like Home
Thomas M. Bohn, CAE NAVC Chief Executive Officer This year, the NAVC Conference welcomed tens of thousands of veterinary professionals from over 80 countries to its new home at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. And that was pretty exciting for all of us here at the NAVC. For the first time …
Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasonography: The Spleen
Along the visceral surface border of the spleen, the hilum is surrounded by fat, where splenic vessels can be found. The splenic portal veins can be seen originating from the splenic hilum and can be traced between the stomach and colon to a…
Grief: The Secret Among Us?
Simon R. Platt , BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology) & DECVN University of Georgia “Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower, we will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.” William Wordsworth Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood As veterinarians, we deal …
Today’s Veterinary News
New Website for Cat Caregivers The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has launched “The Cat Community” at catfriendly.com. Powered by feline veterinarians, catfriendly.com provides cat caregivers with reliable and valuable educational information. Cat caregivers will be able to learn about their cat’s innate behaviors, the importance of routine veterinary care, and how to …