December 2017

  • Discover enrichment strategies to enhance the human–animal bond and slow cognitive decline in geriatric patients.
  • Explore options for multimodal pain management in senior cats.
  • Review a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of canine parvovirus.
Table of Contents December 2017

The Red, Itchy Ear: A Case Study of Canine Otitis Externa

Sometimes begging for ear rubs isn’t a sign of affection but infection. Discover what helped this pet.

Dermatology Sponsored

Bandaging Complications

From sores and abrasions to loss of joint mobility, prevent complications by brushing up on the correct way to apply bandages.

Orthopedics Peer Reviewed

Image Gallery: Autopsy for the General Practitioner

Use this image gallery to review the proper technique for performing a cosmetic autopsy in small animals. 

Clinical Pathology Peer Reviewed

Thriving in the Philippines

Veterinary practice in the Philippines can be challenging. Read about one practice's goal to elevate veterinary medicine and improve patient care.

Cats & Dogs Are Part of the Family in Denmark

The human–animal bond is strong between pet owners and their cats and dogs in Denmark. At this practice, owners expect and receive a high level of expertise from veterinarians.

Do Pet Reptiles or Amphibians Pose Any Health Risks to Humans?

When it comes to reptiles and amphibians, safe handling can prevent serious zoonoses. Familiarize yourself with the best practices for housing and caring for these pets.

The Case: DKA or not DKA? That Is the Question

Which criteria must be met in order to definitively diagnose DKA? Review key components of diagnosing and managing this metabolic disease.

Drugs Used to Manage Urinary Incontinence in Dogs & Cats

Review key therapeutic options to manage urinary incontinence in dogs and cats.

Peer Reviewed

Environmental Enrichment for Senior Dogs & Cats

Discover enrichment strategies to enhance the human–animal bond and slow cognitive decline in geriatric patients.

Behavior Peer Reviewed

Canine Parvovirus

Perplexed by parvo? Delve into the details in this comprehensive guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of canine parvovirus. 

Infectious Disease Peer Reviewed

Home Respiratory Rate Monitoring in Dogs & Cats

At-home respiratory rates can be a powerful tool for early detection of heart failure. Review key points that will empower owners to accurately obtain this metric.

Cardiology Peer Reviewed

Canine Hypoadrenocorticism: From Presentation to Maintenance

If you don’t think you’re seeing these cases, they’re still seeing you. Watch out for these key clues.

Pain Management in an Arthritic Senior Cat

Behavior changes may be the first sign of pain in some cats. Explore options for multimodal pain management in senior cats.

Pain Management Peer Reviewed