• 11/12/2021
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    Feline Grimace Scale Phone App

    Feline Grimace Scale Phone App

    The Feline Grimace Scale (FGS) has now a smartphone application for quick and easy real-time acute pain assessment of cats by cat carers and veterinary health professionals. Developed by the Steagall Laboratory at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, the FGS phone App promotes pain awareness in cats and teaches users to use

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    • 23/10/2021
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    Welfare friendly examination procedure of dogs and cats without the owner

    Welfare friendly examination procedure of dogs and cats without the owner

    Many veterinarians are required to conduct clinical examinations on their patients without the presence of the owners due to numerous Covid restrictions. Understandably, this can be stressful for both the animals and their owners. Without them, cats and dogs might become anxious and fearful. The FECAVA and the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology (ESVCE)

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    • 02/08/2021
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    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    That is the message from Veterinary Ireland to all pet owners during this hot Summer weather. “WAVES” explains Peter Bishton, Veterinary Ireland’s deputy chief executive, “stands for WAter, VEntilation and Shade, three things essential to all pets during the summer months, and Veterinary Ireland has come up with this short acronym to help pet owners

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    • 19/12/2020
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    Noise reactivity

    Noise reactivity

    Introduction Anxiety disorders, fear, and phobias are among the most common behavioral problems of companion animals. These problems include generalized anxiety, separation-related problems, and phobias of specific stimuli such as storms, fireworks, or other noises. In each of these disorders, affected animals are in a state of heightened arousal and distress. They may cause damage

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