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.

2020-08-10
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Content presented by Stephen Waisglass, BSc, DVM, CerSAD, Dipl. ACVD
Oh no! Not another itchy pet! How do dermatologists sort out the different causes of itchiness in dogs and cats? What is the difference between a food allergy and an environmental allergy? What is the best hypoallergenic diet? How might antipruritic treatment fit in the diagnostic plan?In this presentation, Dr. Stephen Waisglass will detail the current evidence-based approach to the pet with food or environmental allergies. Join us to deepen your knowledge of dermatology and find out...
2020-07-28
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Content presented by Caitlin Grant, DVM, DVSc, EBVS Specialist in Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition, Dipl. ECVCN | Sarah Dodd, BVSc, MSc, DVM, PhD Candidate (Dept. of Population Medicine), ECVCN resident | Shoshana Verton-Shaw, RVT, VTS (nutrition)
During this presentation, we will discuss obesity prevention and weight-loss management, as well as the importance of therapeutic weight-loss diets. We will also share communication skills that will enable veterinary professionals to: obtain comprehensive diet histories; generate buy-in from pet owners; ensure that pet owners commit to a long-term weight management plan.Join us to access these key strategies for successful prevention and weight-loss management.
2020-07-09
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Content presented by Andrew Lowe, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVD | Elizabeth Goodale, DVM, Dipl. ACVD | Kinga Gortel, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVD
What role does telemedicine play in your practice? Does this technology have its place in the management of patients with dermatological issues? Now is your chance to get answers to these and other questions about the use of telemedicine in dermatology from a panel of veterinary specialists from the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology! Find out why you should embrace telemedicine in your practice, if you haven’t done so already.Discover how telemedicine is used in dermatology.Learn from...
2020-05-06
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Content presented by Alexa Bersenas, DVM, MSc, Dipl. ACVECC | Jackie Parr, BScH, DVM, MSc, Dipl. ACVIM (nutrition)
Assisted feeding of critically ill cats and dogs Dr. Alexa Bersenas and Dr. Jackie Parr are back by popular demand for a unique, live webcast-viewing Q&A event! To get the “party” started, we’ll all get together online to watch (or re-watch, as the case may be!) the recording of the popular webcast on nutritional support that these engaging speakers presented last fall. What is malnutrition? How common is it in cats and dogs? When, how and why should nutritional support be provided? When...
2020-04-24
Content presented by Rebecca Rose, AAS, CVT
Open and honest communication in practice is key to having a happy team and maintaining smooth operations – yet many veterinary professionals admit to lacking the tools for handling tough conversations. Watch this webcast to learn how to handle these ‘courageous conversations’ with confidence, as Rebecca highlights various themes including the perils of avoidance and withdrawal, the use of neutral language, active listening and empathy for better engagement, tips for managing team conflict,...
2020-04-10
40:00 min
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Content presented by Danny Joffe, DVM, Dipl. ABVP Emeritus (canine/feline), Vice-President of Medical Operations at VCA Canada | Mark Joffe, MD, FRCP(C)
Veterinary teams are responsible for looking after the health of animals, as well as educating pet parents about zoonotic risk. In this series of four short webcasts, Dr. Daniel Joffe and Dr. Mark Joffe, team up to explore zoonotic diseases from both a veterinary and a public health perspective, to help you better understand and address these important issues with pet parents. This webcast is part of a series of four presentations eligible for continuing education credits. After watching ALL...
2020-04-14
Content presented by Jocelyn Anne Mason, DVM
The COVID-19 crisis pushes us to reassess all our procedures. How can we practise end-of-life care that is respectful of pets and pet parents as well as make sure all the necessary protective measures are in place to protect against coronavirus? After consulting many international experts on the matter, veterinarian and Euthabag® North America Regional Director, Dr. Jocelyn Mason, will share her recommendations and tips to help you adapt your end-of-life care under the current conditions.
2020-04-03
40:00 min
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Content presented by Danny Joffe, DVM, Dipl. ABVP Emeritus (canine/feline), Vice-President of Medical Operations at VCA Canada | Mark Joffe, MD, FRCP(C)
Veterinary teams are responsible for looking after the health of animals, as well as educating pet parents about zoonotic risk. In this series of four short webcasts, Dr. Daniel Joffe and Dr. Mark Joffe, team up to explore zoonotic diseases from both a veterinary and a public health perspective, to help you better understand and address these important issues with pet parents. This webcast is part of a series of four presentations eligible for continuing education credits. After watching ALL...
2020-03-27
40:00 min
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Content presented by Danny Joffe, DVM, Dipl. ABVP Emeritus (canine/feline), Vice-President of Medical Operations at VCA Canada | Mark Joffe, MD, FRCP(C)
Veterinary teams are responsible for looking after the health of animals, as well as educating pet parents about zoonotic risk. In this series of four short webcasts, Dr. Daniel Joffe and Dr. Mark Joffe, team up to explore zoonotic diseases from both a veterinary and a public health perspective, to help you better understand and address these important issues with pet parents. This webcast is part of a series of four presentations eligible for continuing education credits. After watching ALL...