Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP (feline practice)

Dr. Margie Scherk graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1982. In 1986, she opened Cats Only Veterinary Clinic in Vancouver and practiced there until 2008, publishing several clinical trials during that time. She has written a number of book chapters, is an active international speaker and enjoys teaching online courses. Dr. Scherk has served extensively in the American Association of Feline Practitioners, as well as other veterinary organizations. Her interests include all things feline, especially the study of analgesia, peculiarities of the digestive system and enabling positive interactions with cats.

Articles

19 cat myths that need to go

Brush up on your feline facts, veterinary team members, while you disabuse your well-meaning but ill-informed cat clients of some feline fallacies. Dont miss the client handout at the end!

Constipated kitty? Offer veterinary clients this handout

Print this PDF handout to give pet owners with stopped-up feline patients a starting salvo to set expectations and offer some basic advice.

Think that cat is fractious? Try freaked out

Your feline patients don't consider themselves predators in your veterinary clinic-they considers themselves the prey. It's time to reframe, not blame.

Protein restriction is important in cats with chronic kidney disease, but ...

CVC educator Dr. Margie Scherk says take it case-by-case and assess muscle and body condition.