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Understanding protein losing enteropathy (PLE)

Protein losing enteropathy (PLE) is not a diagnosis of a specific disease but can be considered a symptom or syndrome of a disease or disorder, often from gastrointestinal origin. Although more common in dogs, it can also be presented in cats, with variation in symptoms being mild to severe and life-threatening.Often requiring hospitalisation, veterinary nurses may become very involved in the care of patients with PLE. Understanding the syndrome and nursing requirements may improve patient...

Spring poisoning hazards for pets

Warmer weather in the spring may encourage owners and their animals to spend more time outdoors where pets may be exposed to garden products and...

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