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This is an awesome podcast for veterinary healthcare providers about everything feline. Famous author Dr. Susan Little and surgeon, Dr. Jolle Kirpensteijn will discuss medical en surgical issues of cats highlighting simple and practical solutions. If you like cats, you will love this podcast!

Purr Podcast Jolle Kirpensteijn

    • Science
    • 4.4 • 11 Ratings

This is an awesome podcast for veterinary healthcare providers about everything feline. Famous author Dr. Susan Little and surgeon, Dr. Jolle Kirpensteijn will discuss medical en surgical issues of cats highlighting simple and practical solutions. If you like cats, you will love this podcast!

    Terza tackles FIP in cats part 01

    Terza tackles FIP in cats part 01

    In this episode of their podcast, Dr. Jolle Kirpensteijn and Dr. Susan Little featured Dr. Terza Brostoff, DVM, PhD, from the University of California, Davis, to discuss her pioneering research on new medications for feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). Dr. Brostoff detailed the foundational steps in her investigations aimed at developing effective therapeutic options for this devastating disease, which affects cats and is caused by a coronavirus. The conversation covered the novel approaches explored to combat FIP and how these potential treatments could transform the prognosis for affected cats. Dr. Brostoff emphasized why these new therapeutic options are groundbreaking, offering hope for significant advancements in feline health and veterinary medicine. The podcast provided a comprehensive overview of the current state of FIP research and the promising future of these new medical interventions.

    • 32 min
    Mycobacteria in cats with Dr. Cerna

    Mycobacteria in cats with Dr. Cerna

    In our recent podcast episode with Dr. Petra Cerna, an expert on feline mycobacteria, we delved into various aspects of this intriguing topic. Dr. Cerna, who trained under Dr. Susan Little, shared her profound motto: persist. We explored regional concerns such as mycobacterium avium in the US and mycobacterium bovis in the UK, where deer and rodents serve as reservoirs. Our discussion covered key points on diagnosis and therapeutic approaches for managing these infections in feline populations.

    • 30 min
    Cat breeding and FIP with Dr. Petra Cerna

    Cat breeding and FIP with Dr. Petra Cerna

    Dr. Petra Cerna, a multi-talented professional in the fields of veterinary medicine, law, and cat breeding, graces us with her expertise as a guest on "The PurrPodcast." In this episode, we delve into essential discussions on breeding cats and FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis) and the complexities surrounding this disease in relation to feline health. Join us as we explore these critical topics with Petra, whose diverse background offers unique insights into the care and well-being of our feline companions.

    • 29 min
    Are chronic pain killers ok in cats part 2

    Are chronic pain killers ok in cats part 2

    Topic: New AAFP/ISFM guidelines for chronic NSAID use in cats Part 2

    Guest: Dr. Kelly StDenis, renowned veterinarianSummary:
    Discusses signs of chronic pain in cats, often mistaken for normal aging.Explains what NSAIDs are and how they can help manage feline pain.Dives into the recently released AAFP/ISFM guidelines for the safe and effective use of chronic NSAIDs in cats.Provides information for cat owners concerned about their pet's chronic pain.

    • 30 min
    Guidelines for chronic NSAID use in cats part 1

    Guidelines for chronic NSAID use in cats part 1

    In the podcast with Dr. Kelly StDenis, she delves into the new guidelines from AAFP regarding the chronic use of NSAIDs in cats. Dr. StDenis discusses the importance of these guidelines in managing feline pain and the potential risks associated with long-term NSAID usage in cats. She provides insights into alternative pain management strategies and emphasizes the need for careful monitoring when using NSAIDs in feline patients.

    • 31 min
    Repeat episode with Dr. Dave Nicol part 02

    Repeat episode with Dr. Dave Nicol part 02

    The podcast episode featuring Dr. Dave Nicol, a renowned veterinarian, delves into various aspects of veterinary medicine, from clinical practice to the business side of running a veterinary clinic. Dr. Nicol shares insights on improving client communication, enhancing patient care, and navigating the challenges of the veterinary profession. Listeners gain valuable tips on building successful veterinary practices while prioritizing the well-being of animals and their human companions.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Djdjd. ,

Informative podcast

Very informative, clinically relevant content. Enthusiastic hosts, great guests. My only criticism is that the audio often needs some improvement

ZoeJCV ,

I really want to enjoy it

I listen to all the veterinary podcasts I can for learning but I find it so hard to take useable information from this podcast. I really like you guys but I wish the podcast was a little more focused and planned out

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