The Pet Factor
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S1E21 - 021 Hepatic Lipidosis in Cats

We discuss fatty liver or hepatic lipidosis in cats. Why cats are affected and the causes and treatment. In pet news vets warn about fake CBD products, the AKC approves 2 new breeds, and the AVMF helps out Australian Veterinarians. Also, our Case of the Week, Tech Tips on picking the right cat carries.

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Episode Notes

In our 21st edition of The Pet Factor we talk about Fatty Liver Syndrome in cats, also known as Yellow Cat disease and Hepatic Lipidosis. We’ll go over the causes, diagnosis and treatment as well as prognosis if your cat develops this serious condition. In Pet News, we have a story warning about the fake CND pet products inundating the market and why vets are reluctant to prescribe these products; Brittney talks about the two breeds recently recognized by the AKC; The American Veterinary Medical Foundation provides matching funds for donations to help Australian Veterinarians dealing with the wildfires in their country. Our case of the week involves the potential pitfalls of traveling internationally with your pet. In Tech Tips, Brittney helps you find your ideal cat carrier for any purpose.

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The Pet Factor is here to help you understand your pet's health needs. From preventative care to dealing with chronic illnesses, we present information on why veterinarians recommend wellness care for your pet, how we diagnose and treat sick animals, and tips to keep your pets from developing common problems. We also showcase new products available to your veterinarian and news regarding pet health.