Joseph R. Sivewright and Nina Leigh Krueger

Purina Reveals Leadership Changes

Pet Staff The company is transitioning its leaders to appoint a new chairman and a new CEO. Nestle Purina’s current CEO,  Joseph R. Sivewright, will transition to become the company’s chairman on January 1, 2021; succeeding Sivewright will be Nina Leigh Krueger, who will become the CEO and president of Nestlé Purina PetCare for the Americas. …

Bartonella henselae: An Infectious Pathogen among Cats

Maigan Espinili Maruquin I. Characteristics / Epidemiology  The Bartonella spp. have wide distribution worldwide wherein antibody prevalence in cats which ranged from 8–53% was recorded in Europe (Pennisi, Marsilio et al. 2013, Zangwill 2013) while approximately 5-80% of cats worldwide were recorded of serological evidence on exposure to this bacteria (Guptill 2012). They cause wide…

Feline Pancreatic Lipase (fPL)

Andy Pachikerl, Ph.D   Introduction Pancreatitis appears to be a common disease in cats,1 yet it remains frustratingly difficult to establish a clinical diagnosis with certainty. Clinicians must rely on a combination of compatible clinical findings, serum feline pancreatic lipase (fPL) measurement, and ultrasonographic changes in the pancreas to make an antemortem diagnosis, yet each…

Concurrent with T-zone lymphoma and high-grade gastrointestinal cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma in a dog

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5402196/   A 9-year-old, spayed female Golden Retriever dog showed lymphocytosis and lymphadenopathy, secondary to suspected chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Small-to-intermediate lymphocytes were observed from the cytological examination of the right popliteal lymph node via a fine-needle aspirate. The dog was suspected to have a low-grade lymphoma based on the finding of cytology. Also,…