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Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

Dr. Little received her DVM from Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ontario. She achieved specialty board certification in feline practice in 1997. Dr. Little is part owner of two feline-specialty practices in Ottawa. She serves on the board of the Winn Feline Foundation and is a feline medicine consultant for the Veterinary Information Network (VIN). In 2010, Dr. Little was the recipient of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Small Animal Practitioner Award.


Understanding the Oral Health-Retrovirus Connection

Did you know there is a connection between oropharyngeal inflammation and retrovirus infection in cats? While an association has long been suspected, recently a large survey finally uncovered details of the relationship between oral disease and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and/or feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection.1