Category Internal Medicine

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is in the same family, Retroviridae, as Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV).  Therefore, they share certain characteristics, such as the ability to suppress a cat’s immune system and to initiate and allow the growth and spread of…

Your Pet Needs And Deserves A Veterinarian

Board-certified veterinary internists have a saying, “Cats are not small dogs.” We general practitioners might hear that admonition at any continuing education event. The point of the proverb is that cats are different from dogs, physically and metabolically. Do you…