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In a brightly lit zoom session, Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle engage in a focused discussion about recent cat tumor cases. The air is filled with a mix of medical jargon and compassionate concern as they review X-rays and pathology reports. Dr. Susan, known for her meticulous approach, gestures toward the images on the computer screen, explaining the nuances of each case. Meanwhile, Dr. Jolle, renowned for his empathetic communication with pet owners, listens attentively and offers insightful perspectives. Their collaboration reflects a seamless blend of expertise and empathy, highlighting a shared commitment to providing the best care for their feline patients. The room resonates with the shared goal of finding innovative solutions and offering compassionate support to both the cats and their worried owners. This is part 2 out of 2.
In a brightly lit zoom session, Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle engage in a focused discussion about recent cat tumor cases. The air is filled with a mix of medical jargon and compassionate concern as they review X-rays and pathology reports. Dr. Susan, known for her meticulous approach, gestures toward the images on the computer screen, explaining the nuances of each case. Meanwhile, Dr. Jolle, renowned for his empathetic communication with pet owners, listens attentively and offers insightful perspectives. Their collaboration reflects a seamless blend of expertise and empathy, highlighting a shared commitment to providing the best care for their feline patients. The room resonates with the shared goal of finding innovative solutions and offering compassionate support to both the cats and their worried owners. This is part 1 out of 2.
This is a purrpodcast LIVE where Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle talk about the most common cancer in cats: malignant lymphoma. This is part one of 2 sessions. We focus on what 4 factors are really important in lymphoma treatment in cats. This podcast will also be available as a video on our patreon account.
Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle discuss some common abnormalities that you can observe in the most populare cat breeds. From polycystic kidne disease to ear and tail abnormalities. The main disadvantage of inbreeding is that these diseases tend to pop up.
Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle discuss North America's most common cat breeds (US and Canada). Do you know who is number 1? Every cat breed comes with different qualities but also are prone to some genetic abnormalities. It is good to do some background research before you decide to get one of these wonderful breeds.
The purrpodcast meets the veterinary life podcast hosted by Dr. Marci Kirk and Dr. Annie Chavent. We have a crossover podcast with so many questions answered. We talk about the start of the purrpodcast and all the things we have learned in the five years of our podcast. This is such a fun episode.
Duncan and Margaret are back with pretty gruesome statistics, most cats have pain when they reach an older age, and we are not picking up the signals. What should we watch for in these cats, and what can we do about it? Is there a new wonder drug available that could be the solution? This drug has been available in some countries but has just entered the North American market.
Dr. Duncan Lascelles, a famous veterinary surgeon and pain expert, and Dr. Margaret Gruen, a veterinary behaviorist, tackle chronic pain together at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. What are the clinical signs of chronic pain in cats? Does their behavior change? Did you realize that 60-90 percent of cats between 6 months and 20 years have symptoms of degenerative joint disease? Of those cats, 45% have pain. 100% of cats older than ten years have signs of DJD.
Dr. Jessica Quimby is back on the show, and we talk about proteinuria in CKD. When should we be using ace inhibitors in feline chronic renal disease? Treating proteinuria is a long-term game. Jessica also talks about immune-mediated proteinuria in young cats. The prognosis used to be very bad, but now she is much more aggressive with immunosuppressive with better success. Last but not least, we discuss the IRIS stages in renal disease
Jessica Quimby is back on our podcast because we have some intriguing news about chronic kidney disease, or CKD. What is that, you may ask? A new test called FGF23. CKD leads to metabolic bone disease, which decreases the inability to excrete phosphorus. What does that have to do with FGF23? Find out in this beautiful episode with Dr. Jessica
Part 02 with Dr. Cathy Scott-Moncrieff, Internal medicine specialist and Purdue University Department of Clinical Services department head. Cathy’s main focus area is endocrinology, and we dive deeply into the cat pancreas; yay, everything about diabetes, ketoacidosis and insulinomas.
Today we speak with Dr. Cathy Scott-Moncrieff, Internal medicine specialist and department head of Purdue University Department of Clinical Services. Cathy’s main focus area is endocrinology and we dive deeply into this topic over our next 2 podcasts. This week we talk about laparoscopic adrenalectomies, acromegaly, hyperthyroidism and lots of news in diabetic diagnosis and treatment.
Stacey is back on our podcast and is a communication specialist in Dr. Susan's clinic. She gives tips on dealing with social media in your clinic and handling demanding clients. Dr. Susan tells about her information prescriptions, where she curates a collection of information resources. Stacey is a big fan of using rewarding language with any clients.
Stacey Gonzalez is our week's guest, a communication manager at Bytown and Merivale Cat Hospitals. Stacey brings a lot to the hospital, and we talk about how important good communication is for any hospital setting. Stacey gives us tips when the media contacts us for an interview. Did you know the first thing you should ask is if you can have the questions in advance? An episode with lots of great communication stuff.
We have the awesome Dr. Mike Lappin with us, the most frequent guest on our podcast! We are discussing what you can catch from your cat, i.e., zoonosis. Mike is the One Health Grand Poobah at WSAVA. They have an official connection with AAFP, not the feline one but the American Association of Family Practitioners. The purrpodcast is happy to be the first media outlet to cover this pre-announcement. What a fun episode.
This is episode 2 with Dr. Emmanuel Fontaine, a therio expert from Canada. We love to talk about reproduction in cats. This episode we talk about the unintended consequences of spaying and neutering, next to the advantages, of course. How do you detect if an animal is spayed if the animal still shows signs of heat or sexual activity? Emmanuel gives us all the answers.
Dr. Emmanuel is our guest on the purrpodcast. He is a therionologist and Diplomate for the European College of Veterinary Reproduction and we discuss lots of cool stuff in repro or therio as they call it here in the US. Did you know that repro reseachers are looking for the holy grail in veterinary medicine: how to spay cats without surgery? Emmanuel knows all about it!
Dr. Kelly and Dr. Jolle are back with an episode discussing recent articles. One article is about foxtails or grass awns in cats and the d-word. Most foxtails occur near the eye in cats! Another article discusses Ragdolls and specific blood values in this type of cats. Do we now have to have normal values for all breeds of cats?