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    • 24/02/2020
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    Morbidity and Mortality of Domestic Rabbits

    Morbidity and Mortality of Domestic Rabbits

    Pet rabbits are one of the most popular mammalian pets. But despite its domestication and great conformational variation, they appear to retain a large proportion of the behaviour patterns similar to the European wild rabbit, which is important to consider to adequately meet their needs. A study about Morbidity and mortality of domestic rabbits in

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    • 18/02/2020
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    Giardia infections in dogs and cats

    Giardia infections in dogs and cats

    Giardia duodenalis is one of the most commonly misidentified (as false-positive or false-negative) parasites. It is found worldwide, infecting a variety of animals, including dogs, cats and humans. While most of infected dogs and cats are asymptomatic, young, debilitated, geriatric or immunocompromised animals are at increased risk of complications. ESCCAP has produced a new fact

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    • 11/02/2020
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    The update on Feline Leukaemia Virus (FeLV) Infections

    The update on Feline Leukaemia Virus (FeLV) Infections

    FeLV is a common retrovirus infection, with many different clinical presentations, which is fatal in progressively infected cats. It can be found in cats worldwide, although its prevalence may vary among geographic locations. Recently, a study about a current prevalence of the FeLV infection in Europe has been published, showing the highest prevalence in Portugal,

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    • 02/02/2020
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    World Cancer Day / 4 February 2020

    World Cancer Day / 4 February 2020

    February 4 is marked as International World Cancer Day. The initiative is led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and aims to raise global awareness and education about cancer, its prevention, detection and treatment. Although the initiative is focused on humans, we know that for decades cancer has also been a common health

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