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Epidemiology of mammary tumours in bitches under veterinary care in the UK in 2016

Varney, D., O’Neill, D., O’Neill, M., Church, D., Stell, A., Beck, S., Smalley, M.J. and Brodbelt, D. | Veterinary Record | May 2023
The aim of this nested case-control study was to evaluate the epidemiology of mammary tumours in bitches attending primary care practice in the UK…

Risk factors for a first episode of primary uveitis in the UK and proportion of cases that experience recurrence following this first episode

F. Malalana, J.L. Ireland, G.L. Pinchbeck and C.M. McGowan | Equine Veterinary Journal | March 2022
This prospective, case-control longitudinal study aimed to determine the potential risk factors for the development of primary uveitis in horses in the UK and the prevalence of cases that experience recurrence following this first episode…

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Incidence of and risk factors for surgical site infection following canine limb amputation

A.R. Billas, J.A. Grimes, D.L. Hollenbeck, V.M. Dickerson, M.L. Wallace and C.W. Schmiedt | Veterinary Surgery | April 2022
The objective of this retrospective study was to identify the prevalence of postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) and risk factors for SSI in dogs following limb amputation…

Assisting decision-making on age of neutering for 35 breeds of dogs: Associated joint disorders, cancers, and urinary incontinence

|Frontiers in Veterinary Science | 2020 | This paper used hospital records, covering a 15-year period, from the Veterinary Medical Teaching hospital at the University of California, to analyse the risk of specific joint disorders and cancers associated with neutering at various ages…

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Assisting Decision-Making on Age of Neutering for 35 Breeds of Dogs: Associated Joint Disorders, Cancers, and Urinary Incontinence

B.L. Hart, L.A. Hart, A.P. Thigpen and N.H. Willits | Frontiers in Veterinary Science | July 2020
The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse in a variety of dog breeds, the increased risk of specific joint disorders and cancers associated with neutering at various ages…

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Dogs don’t die just in hot cars–exertional heat-related illness (heatstroke) is a greater threat to UK dogs

E.J. Hall, A.J. Carter and D.G. O’Neill | Animals | July 2020
This aim of this retrospective study was to identify the leading triggers for heat-related illness (HRI) in the UK dog population; identify the risk factors for the top three key triggers of HRI and compare the fatality rate and seasonal temperatures between different HRI triggers…

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Prevalence of and risk factors for acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids

K. Potter, K. Stevens and N. Menzies-Gow | Veterinary Record | July 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of, and risk factors associated with, acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids…

Hospital-acquired infections in the veterinary establishment

A. Mann | Veterinary Nursing Journal | August 2018
This paper discusses the common hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) found in veterinary practice which have been identified from the limited number of studies on HAIs in veterinary medicine available…