Artur Font

ECVIM-CA Diplomate (Internal Medicine)
Director of Internal Medicine Department
Founding Partner of Ars Veterinaria

 

Artur Font is a founding partner of Ars Veterinaria Hospital (1981) and director of the Internal Medicine Department.

Graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 1978, Artur is both AVEPA-certified in Internal Medicine and a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA).

His active involvement in veterinary medicine over his long career has led him to be a member of the AVEPA scientific committee (1993-2009), direct AVEPA’s continuous training courses (1998-1999 and 2000-2001), serve as vice-president of AVEPA (2008-2011), which culminated in his appointment as its president (2012 to 2015).

He has also been a member of the Leadership and Nomination Committee of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and run the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona’s intern program at Ars Veterinaria.

 

Publications:

  1. Saiz M, Herreria V, Font A, Martinez J. Juvenil diabetes mellitus and concurrent exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in a labrador retriever: long term management. Journal of American Animal Hospital Association 2015;51:419-423.

  2. Torres M, Pastor J, Roura X, Tabar L, Espada Y, Font A, Balasch J, Planella M. Adverse urinary effects of Allopurinol in dogs with leishmaniasis. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2016; 57:6:299-304.

  3. Tejada T, Font A. Diabetes mellitus en un perro tratado con ciclosporina. Clin.Vet.Peq.Anim., 2016, 36 (3):185-188.

  4. King JN, Font A et al. Effects of benazepril on survival of dogs with chronic kidney disease: A Multicenter, Randomized Blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2017;31:1113-1122.