Clinical Abstracts

Whom to choose? Clearing confusion about appropriate behaviour and training referral services

In this article, Karen Wild, ASAB-Certificated Clinical Animal Behaviourist, explores the options for veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and owners regarding the...

Karen Wild

One Health, systems thinking, actor-network theory and the delivery of emergent futures for working equine welfare

The hills of San Francisco, on which this famous city sprang up and has grown, have witnessed both the coming...

Glen Cousquer

Pasture management for sheep 

Sixty per cent of UK farmland is only suitable for growing grass. These large areas of ground lock up in...

Josephine Child

Nursing patients with long-term conditions – communication and collaboration 

This article explains how to optimise chronic nursing care by combining the nursing care plan with communication skills in order...

Allergic airway disease in dogs and cats 

Allergic airway disease in dogs and cats encompasses a broad spectrum of diseases that are somewhat poorly defined, but the...

Equine degenerative joint disease 

Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is the most common cause of lameness in the horse and treatment is a frequent task...

Joanna de Klerk

The pre-purchase examination 

Buying a horse is a large financial and emotional investment for most owners and many choose to employ a veterinary...

Sara Fleck