Webcasts

All CommuniVET™ learning activities identified with this stamp are submitted for accreditation (CE credits) to the provincial bodies governing veterinarians and RVTs/AHTs. CommuniVET will issue certificates of attendance for these activities, which participants may use to claim CE credits from their respective governing body’s continuing education recognition program.

2021-12-07
60:00 min
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Content presented by Rebecca L. Stepien, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM (cardiology)
Join us on Tuesday, December 7th at 3 p.m. (EST) to become more confident in your evaluation and treatment of feline heart disease. During this webcast, cardiology specialist, Dr. Rebecca L. Stepien will cover the identification and staging of heart disease in cats, including the diagnosis and treatment of preclinical heart disease and congestive heart failure. In conjunction with the most current recommendations of the ACVIM consensus guidelines for the classification, diagnosis, and...
2021-12-02
60:00 min
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Content presented by Jessica Pang, BSc (Hons), DVM, MVetSc
Join us on Thursday, December 2nd at 3 p.m. (EST), as we review protocols and drug options for the sedation and anesthesia of small animal patients. During this webcast, Dr. Jessica Pang will discuss the challenges related to deciding when and how to use benzodiazepines in daily practice. She will also provide guidelines on the following aspects: how to take advantage of the physiologic effects of midazolam and diazepam; and,how to incorporate them into sedation and anesthesia protocols for...
2021-11-04
01:10:56 min
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Content presented by Jessica M. Quimby, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
What’s new in feline chronic kidney disease (CKD)? During this webcast, Dr. Jessica Quimby discusses common metabolic disturbances and secondary medical complications that are associated with feline CKD, as well as updates on our growing body of knowledge in this field. In addition, this webcast is an opportunity to appreciate new data on strategies for medical management of feline CKD, and to understand the importance of formulating and actively managing a nutritional plan for the affected...
2021-11-25
50:39 min
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Content presented by Colleen Wilson, BSc, DVM, Dipl. ACVB
Cats are the most popular pet today, resulting in many of them needing veterinary care. Common misunderstandings still widely circulate about the common Felis sylvestrus catus causing veterinary professionals to feel frustrated with their domestic short-haired patients. For instance, many cats are being incorrectly identified as “mean” when they are actually scared, which may lead to a lack of appropriate care. During this webcast, Animal Behaviour Specialist, Dr. Colleen Wilson will describe...
2021-11-17
01:02:16 min
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Content presented by Sonya G. Gordon, BS, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM (cardiology)
During this webcast, cardiology specialist and professor, Dr. Sonya G. Gordon will provide a quick overview of the ACVIM consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of myxomatous mitral valve disease in dogs. She will also delve into some important questions regarding the following topics: diagnosing the various ACVIM stages of canine heart disease and failure with a focus on Stage B2;the current recommended treatment for the various ACVIM stages of mitral valve disease;what are...
2021-10-04
01:05:27 min
Content presented by Bianca Ferlisi, DVM, Annex Animal Hospital | Shane Bosomworth, DVM, Didsbury Veterinary Services | Rachel MacLeod, DVM, Gateway Vets
During this webcast, Dr. Ferlisi, Dr. Bosomworth, and Dr. MacLeod share their candid experience and answer questions about writing the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE).
2021-10-01
01:19:11 min
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Content presented by Stanley L. Marks, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVN
Chronic enteropathy (CE) is an umbrella term that encompasses chronic intestinal disease associated with clinical signs such as diarrhea, vomiting, hyporexia, abdominal discomfort, borborygmus, and/or weight loss. This webcast will provide a case-based overview on the rational diagnostic approach to dogs with chronic enteropathies and help you gain an understanding of: the distinguishing characteristics of dogs affected with food-responsive, antibiotic-responsive or immunosuppressive...
2021-10-28
01:23:55 min
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Content presented by Robin Saar, RVT, VTS (nutrition)
We all love senior pets! Graying bodies, and sweet expressions of long-term devotion, and experiences. As animals age, their energy requirements along with how effectively their body utilizes that energy change. Looking beyond the gray hairs, what do we need to consider when determining an appropriate diet for senior pets? What nutrients should the calories come from? How can we determine if a bag of food is meant for a senior pet? Once some of the ins and outs of senior nutrition are...
2021-10-18
01:04:29 min
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Content presented by Johanna Cooper, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Vomiting, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal signs are among the most common reasons for dogs to require a visit to the veterinarian. In complex cases of chronic enteropathy, more commonly known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), determining the cause of these signs is often a time-consuming task for veterinary professionals, as well as a frustrating and expensive process for pet owners. During this webcast, internal medicine consultant, Dr. Johanna Cooper will discuss how Antech’s Canine...