In Home Euthanasia and ER Veterinarian VCA Van Nuys, CA, United States
Dealing with a pruritic cat is always a challenge; there are few pharmacological options for managing pruritus in cats, and topical therapy also has some limitations in the feline patient. So what do we do when the usual tools are not working? This lecture will review strategies on the management of the difficult and non-responsive pruritic feline.
Conduct a correct diagnostic process of a pruritic cat
Identify causes of pruritus in cats that can be overlooked and confused with allergies
Employ techniques for the management of poor responders to antipruritic medications
Assess pruritus in cats even when the owner is not able to identify the presence of itching
Prescribe treatments for the management of pruritus in cats