Conference Program 2020


Treating FLUTD: One Size Does Not Fit All

13 May 2020
Veterinary Technician's Theater

Lower urinary tract disorders are common in cats. In previous decades, the focus of study has been on causes and management of crystalluria. More recently it has become clear that the majority of cases of LUTD are idiopathic and the bladder may be the victim, rather than the initiator of the clinical signs. This presentation looks at the Pandora Syndrome, the roles of metabolism and of stress.

  • Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to understand
  • · The concept of the Pandora Syndrome
  • · How stress affects metabolism
  • · The Five Freedoms
  • · How to assess and meet the environmental needs of cats
Margie Scherk, DABVP (Feline), Director, Educator, & Consultant - catsINK

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