von Willebrand's disease in the dog and cat.

  title={von Willebrand's disease in the dog and cat.},
  author={Jennifer S. Thomas},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  volume={26 5},
Von Willebrand's disease (vWD) is a bleeding disorder that is recognized commonly in dogs but rarely in cats. This article presents the pathophysiology and clinical features of vWD, including a discussion of inherited and acquired types of vWD. Laboratory evaluation and treatment of vWD are reviewed.