The Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP)

The Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP) is the BSAVA's monthly scientific journal, featuring original, peer-reviewed articles, case reports and other scientific and educational information from around the world. The aim of JSAP is to facilitate the dissemination and implementation of new ideas and techniques relating to clinical veterinary practice, and ultimately to promote best practice.

JSAP is provided to BSAVA members as part of their membership benefits. Members - to access JSAP, log in then click on the 'read latest issues' button that appears below.

You can search for JSAP articles from within the BSAVA Library by clicking on the JSAP tab from the search results page. If you are a BSAVA member and already logged in, you can click through from the search results to access the full article. 

July issue - Editor's choice

A fun approach to weight loss

This month’s JSAP reports how the use of feeding toys can help overweight dogs to become more active. Although not a novel approach, this study provides some evidence to support the use of feeding toys as an option for obesity.

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June issue - Editor's choice

Raw diets for dogs and cats

Dog and cat owners are increasingly looking at alternatives to commercially-produced pet food. Whatever the reason behind this, it is important that veterinarians are able to provide accurate and up-to-date evidence-based guidance on feeding. In this month’s JSAP Dr Wales and his colleagues deliver the necessary foundational information by dissecting the pros and cons of raw diets for small animals, specifically highlighting microbiological hazards.

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