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Epilepsy beyond seizures: a review of the impact of epilepsy and its comorbidities on health-related quality of life in dogs
Journal Article
Packer, R. M. A., & Volk, H. A. (in press). Epilepsy beyond seizures: a review of the impact of epilepsy and its comorbidities on health-related quality of life in dogs. Veterinary Record, 177(12), 306-315. https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.103360

Epilepsy is one of the most common chronic neurological conditions in the dog, estimated to affect 0.6 to 0.75 per cent of dogs. Owners of dogs with epilepsy have previously indicated that their dog's quality of life (QoL) is of greatest importance t... Read More about Epilepsy beyond seizures: a review of the impact of epilepsy and its comorbidities on health-related quality of life in dogs.

In the Eye of the Beholder: Owner Preferences for Variations in Cats’ Appearances with Specific Focus on Skull Morphology
Journal Article
Farnworth, M. J., Packer, R. M. A., Sordo, L., Chen, R., Caney, S. M. A., & Gunn-Moore, D. A. (in press). In the Eye of the Beholder: Owner Preferences for Variations in Cats’ Appearances with Specific Focus on Skull Morphology. Animals, 8(2), 30. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani8020030

Changes in the popularity of cat breeds are largely driven by human perceptions of, and selection for, phenotypic traits including skull morphology. The popularity of breeds with altered skull shapes appears to be increasing, and owner preferences ar... Read More about In the Eye of the Beholder: Owner Preferences for Variations in Cats’ Appearances with Specific Focus on Skull Morphology.

Behavioral Interventions as an Adjunctive Treatment for Canine Epilepsy: A Missing Part of the Epilepsy Management Toolkit?
Journal Article
Packer, R. M. A., Hobbs, S. L., & Blackwell, E. J. (in press). Behavioral Interventions as an Adjunctive Treatment for Canine Epilepsy: A Missing Part of the Epilepsy Management Toolkit?. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6, https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2019.00003

Epilepsy is a common, complex and often challenging neurological disorder to treat in the dog, with 20–30% of dogs resistant to conventional medical therapies, and associated with cognitive and behavioral comorbidities and early death. Behavioral int... Read More about Behavioral Interventions as an Adjunctive Treatment for Canine Epilepsy: A Missing Part of the Epilepsy Management Toolkit?.