In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney discusses when a urinalysis is helpful, how to perform a cystocentesis and how to collect free catch urine samples from cats.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney discusses when and how to assess and interpret urine specific gravity (USG) in cats.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney discusses her key strategies for successful management of FIC.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney explains what situational hypertension is, tips for minimising its impact and strategies for deciding whether an increase in blood pressure is genuine or due to situational hypertension.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney provides some tips on choice of BP monitor and obtaining reliable measurements using either the Doppler or oscillometric methodologies.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney explains how an eye examination can help in the diagnosis of systemic hypertension. She also includes information on the equipment needed to do an eye examination, useful techniques and what to look out for.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney discusses how cat owners can collect ‘clinical’ information with their cats at home, especially if worried about their cat during the current COVID ‘lockdown’. Sarah explains what information is helpful for vets and how to collect this – for example how to measure heart and respiratory rates, monitoring water and food intake and collecting weight measurements. Finally there are some tips for encouraging cats to eat and drink where owners have concerns over either of these.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney presents a webinar titled: ‘Does my cat have kidney disease – how can I know?’. Sarah explains where the kidneys are, what they do and how to spot signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in your cat. Finally, Sarah explains how vets confirm a diagnosis of CKD.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney explains what the characteristics of a therapeutic renal diet (TRD) are, why a TRD is recommended as part of management of cats with CKD and how they can help with quality and length of life. Recognising that transitioning to a new diet is often very challenging, especially in cats that are ill due to CKD, Sarah includes tips for achieving dietary compliance and options to discuss with your vet clinic if you remain concerned.
In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney explains what treatments are available for CKD in cats and how they can help in addition to therapeutic renal diets discussed last week.