Feline pharmacology: why cats are not just small dogs


Feline pharmacology: why cats are not just small dogs

18 Nov 2022
RVC Clinical Theatre 1

This session will discuss, with examples, specific drug therapy issues for cats. Important pharmacology issues for cats include unique susceptibility to some medications, differences in oral drug absorption, and unique features of feline drug metabolism.

  • * Cats are not just small dogs, their pharmacology is unique
  • * Feeding habits in cats, directly affect their ability to absorb some medications.
  • * Cats have unique susceptibility to some agents
  • * Whenever possible utilize approved medications for cats.
Mark Papich, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology - North Carolina State University

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