Description : This issue, guest edited by Kathryn Michel and Amy Farcas, focuses on Small Animal Obesity. Article topics include: Scope of the Problem/Perception by Owners/Vets; Physiology; New Areas of Research; Metabolic Effects of Obesity/Interaction with Endocrine Diseases; Impact on Cardio/Respiratory Disease; Impact on Ortho/Neuro Disease; Nutritional Assessment; Treatment-diet; Treatment- Environment/Behavior Modification; and more!
Description : Dr. Jörg Mayer has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of nutrition in exotic animals. Articles include: Prescription diets for exotic pets, Supplements for exotic pets, Nutrition for reptiles, Nutrition for avians, Nutrition for amphibians, Nutrition for fish, Nutrition for marsupials, Nutrition for rodents, and Nutrition for Rabbits.
Description : This issue focuses on pediatric disorders in dogs anf cats. Topics will include: clinical pathology of dogs and cats, pediatric neutering, pediatric immunization, nutrition, seizure disorders, canine pediatric dentistry, pediatric feline upper respiratory disease, neonatal fading syndrome, holistic pediatric medicine, management of the cleft palate, and urinary ectopia.
Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, edited by Bruce W. Christensen, focuses on Small Animal Theriogenology, with topics including: Assisted Reproduction in Male and Female Cats; Population Control in Small Animals; Practitioners considering SA Therio; Evaluation of Canine Sperm and Diagnosis of Semen Disorders; BSE in the Canine Female; Artificial Insemination in Dogs; Estrus Manipulation in Dogs; Endocrine testing in Small Animals; Endocrine Disruptors; Mismating Diagnosis and Protocols; Gestational Aging and Assistant Parturition Date Determination; Small Animal Pyometra; Periparturient Diseases in the Dam; Small Animal Neonatal Health; Herpesvirus; Prostate Disease; and the Future of Biotechnology.
Description : Dr. Robert Van Saun has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of dairy nutrition. Articles include: Feed analysis and its interpretation, Management and evaluation of ensiled forages, Feeding, evaluating and controlling the rumen, Control of energy intake and partitioning through lactation, Protein feeding and balancing diets for amino acids, Lipids feeding and milk fat depression, Dietary management of macrominerals in preventing disease, Trace mineral feeding and assessment, Transition cow feeding and management to prevent disease, Monitoring total mixed rations and feed delivery systems, and more!
Description : This issue, Guest Edited by Dr. Lori Waddell, focuses on Perioperative Care in dogs and cats. Articles include: Oxygenation and ventilation, Heart rate and rhythm, Acid/base and electrolyte disturbances, Blood pressure management, Thermoregulation, Anemia and oxygen delivery, Analgesia, Assessment of perfusion and fluid balance, Hemostasis monitoring and treatment, and more!
Description : This issue focuses on the latest research releated to the gastroenterology of exotic pets. Topics include: Current trends and diagnostic techniques, fish gestroenterology, pathology of the gastrointestinal system, treatment of ileus in exotic companion mammals, liver lobe torsion in pet rabbits, update on the diagnosis and management of macrohabdus omithogaster, nutritional management of gastrointestinal conditions, raptor gastroenterology, behavior related gastroenterology, reptile and amphibian gastroenterology, amphibian/reptile gastrointestinal physiology and more.
Description : This issue acts as a guide to behavior in dogs and cats for practitioners. Topics include: genetics and behavior of cats and dogs, the effects of stress on small animal health and behavior, canine agression towards family members or visitors, common sense small animal behaviour modification, small animal behavior triage, abnormal reptitive behaviors, feline agression towards family members, cat fights, and more.
Description : This issue focuses on new advances in oncology in treating dogs and cats. Topics include: Use of metronomic chemotherapy in veterinary cancer patients, Evidence-based integrative medicine in clinical veterinary oncology, The role of surgery in multimodality cancer therapy for small animals, Cancer screening tests for small animals, Antibiotic use in veterinary oncology patients, Tyrosine kinase inhibitors in veterinary oncology practice, Stereotactic radiosurgery/Advances in veterinary radiation therapy, Tumor vaccines in veterinary oncology practice, Chemotherapy safety in clinical veterinary oncology, Role of neutering in cancer development, and more!