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Articles by Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (feline)

Feline genetics: What technicians need to know (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2008

The human genome is composed of about 3 billion base pairs, of which only about 2% forms coding DNA (genes); the rest is non-coding and serves various functions, such as gene regulation.

Osteoarthritis in cats (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2008

Two basic types of joint disease afflict people and animals: degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis) and inflammatory joint disease (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis).

Coughing and wheezing cats (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2008

Lower respiratory tract disease produces typical clinical signs in cats, including chronic cough and wheeze as well as dyspnea that may have a sudden onset.

Early age altering of kittens (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2008

While elective gonadectomy is one of the most common veterinary surgeries performed in North America, little data exist to suggest the optimal age.

Common Tapeworms: What you need to know (Sponsored by Virbac)

May 1, 2008

Tapeworm infection is often overlooked, underdiagnosed, and indertreated in dogs and cats throughout the Unites States. To reverse this trend, it's imperative that veterinarians and their team members understand and thoroughly educate clinets about the risk of tapeworm zoonoses and the importance of prevention.


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