• 12/12/2019
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    Updated AAFP Feline Zoonoses Guidelines

    Updated AAFP Feline Zoonoses Guidelines

    The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has released updated Feline Zoonoses Guidelines. The document is an excellent example of veterinarians and physicians working together in One Health movement to provide accurate and practical information to owners concerning health risks associated with cat ownership. Check the Guidelines.  

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    • 07/12/2019
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    Alphachloralose, a novel rodenticide, found to be toxic to cats and dogs

    Alphachloralose, a novel rodenticide, found to be toxic to cats and dogs

    Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) began to study alphachloralose (AC) toxicity in 2019 after several Finnish veterinarians started to discuss it on social media. AC works as an anesthetic. Especially cats are prone to AC toxicity because the substance also acts when a pet eats a mouse that has ingested the poison. When treated

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    • 27/11/2019
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    Antifreeze (ethylene glycol) poisoning

    Antifreeze (ethylene glycol) poisoning

    Just a friendly reminder for winter days which can save your pet’s life: antifreeze (ethylene glycol) is highly toxic for dogs and cats; it can cause fatal acute kidney failure. It has a sweet taste, so pets like to lick it off the ground. Be sure to keep them safe!

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    • 30/10/2019
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    Brachycephalic issues: Persian cats

    Brachycephalic issues: Persian cats

    As vets, we are obliged to prevent suffering in animals. That’s why we need to be advocates of healthy breeding at all times, for cats as well. A recent study from the UK revealed that 2/3 of Persian cats in the study have at least one health issue. The high levels of dental and eye

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