September 2017 Feline

  • Explore this algorithm for diagnosing and treating obese cats.
  • What role did nutrition play in this cat’s lower urinary tract disease?
  • Follow this step-by-step guide to blood smear preparation.
Table of Contents September 2017

Feline Dermatophytosis

For felines there is only one FDA-approved systemic treatment available for eliminating the fungus from the follicle. How do you treat this infection?

Fungal Diseases Sponsored

Image Quiz: Abnormal Shoulder Films

The shoulder joint is a site of pathology in both juvenile and adult dogs. Can you match the abnormal shoulder film to the corresponding disease or condition?

Imaging Peer Reviewed

Leptospirosis: Are Owners at Risk?

When a dog is diagnosed with leptospirosis, what are the risks to the owner? Review key points to help clients stay safe and well-informed.

Rabies Risk in Asia & Africa

For travelers to Asia and Africa, rabies exposure remains a real threat. Discover why the best advice is to get vaccinated before traveling.

Actinomyces spp & Nocardia spp

Bacterial cultures are not reliable when these infections are suspected. Review key characteristics of these opportunistic pathogens that can aid in diagnosis.

Peer Reviewed

The Case: Common Surgery Gone Awry

There is no such thing as a routine surgery. A generalist and an expert weigh in on a case of septic peritonitis following foreign body surgery.

Blood Smear Preparation

Follow this step-by-step guide to make perfect blood smears.

Clinical Pathology Peer Reviewed

Radiographic Interpretation of the Canine Shoulder

Proper identification of radiographic lesions is integral to diagnosing shoulder lameness. Follow this step-by-step guide to radiographic interpretation of the canine shoulder joint.

Imaging Peer Reviewed

Canine Insulinoma

A 7-year-old dog presents for a sudden onset of seizures. Discover which diagnostic findings were key in confirming an insulinoma.

Oncology Peer Reviewed

Antiseizure Medications for Cats

This practical guide contains a specialist's recommendations to treat seizures in cats.

Neurology Peer Reviewed

Lower Urinary Tract Signs in a Cat

A thorough dietary history and clinical evaluation was key to elucidating the cause of one cat’s lower urinary tract disease.

Urology & Nephrology Peer Reviewed

Obesity in Cats

Tackling the problem of obesity in cats is no small task. Use this stepwise approach to devising a management strategy that works for the client and the patient. 

Nutrition Peer Reviewed

Clinician's Forum: Expert Views from a Roundtable on Canine Osteoarthritis

Don’t wait until pets are in stage 3. Catch these subtle signs to help patients benefit from early treatment.

Pain Management Sponsored