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Articles by Audrey K. Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA

Managing a 9-month-old kitten with FIP

Sep 1, 2013

A case study of a neutered male domestic shorthaired cat who presented for evaluation of hyporexia and labored breathing of three weeks' duration.

FIP: Diagnosing and treating this deadly disease in young cats

Although this lethal infectious disease is difficult to diagnose definitively, by performing multiple diagnostic tests, you may be able to rule out other diseases and put together enough puzzle pieces to form a relatively complete clinical picture.
Sep 1, 2013

Drs. Cook and Nelson offer an overview of diagnostics, treatment, prognosis and prevention for feline infectious peritonitis.

Image Quiz: Polyuria in a Pomeranian with a history of hair cycle arrest (Sponsored by Dechra)

Nov 10, 2011

What is causing this dog's clinical signs?

Image Quiz: A Labrador with PU/PD and hepatomegaly (Sponsored by Dechra)

May 16, 2011

This senior dog now also struggles to get up on the couch. Take a look at Jack's photo, assess his initial laboratory findings, and decide what test to do next.

The AAHA diabetes guidelines: An inside look

Oct 1, 2010

Dr. Audrey Cook explains how the new guidelines were created.

Reader Questions: More diabetic regulation advice

Aug 1, 2010

In our April issue as an accompaniment to the article "Identifying the reasons behind difficult-to-control diabetes in dogs" by Dr. Audrey Cook, we asked you if you had questions for Dr. Cook about diabetes. Here is a second installment of her responses.

When to consider aspergillosis in dogs

Sinonasal and disseminated aspergillosis—the two classic presentations—are caused by different Aspergillus fungi. Learn how to manage these clinically distinct infections, and find out how the prognoses for affected dogs differ between the two.
Aug 1, 2010

In general, this fungal infection in dogs is either sinonasal or disseminated.

Treating chronic diarrhea in cats

Targeted drug therapy, dietary changes, prebiotics, and probiotics are some of the tools that can help you get cats with persistent diarrhea back to normal GI function.
Jul 1, 2010

Chronic diarrhea is best managed with targeted therapy based on a specific diagnosis.

How to manage feline chronic diarrhea, Part I: Diagnosis

A combination of patient history, fecal analysis, and additional diagnostic tests will help you discover the cause of this all-too-common clinical sign.
Jul 1, 2010

An increase in the frequency and liquidity of bowel movements is an important sign of gastrointestinal (GI) disease in cats.

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