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.
Parasite resources in harmony - Strategic use of CPEP and CAPC materials to optimize parasite prevention and surveillance in our patients
After three years of in-clinic survival during the COVID-19 pandemic, revisiting your clinic’s parasite surveillance and prevention protocol is a quick and effective way to build and restore team trust and culture while also providing optimal preventive patient care. The Canadian Parasitology Expert Panel (CPEP) and the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) provide excellent, complementary resources that can bolster your clinic’s parasite prevention protocol. During this webcast, Dr. Scott...
This webcast is presented as part of our series on canine osteoarthritis addressing pathogenesis, disease awareness, canine and owner quality of life, and osteoarthritis management, including new developments. How do dogs with osteoarthritis feel and why is it important to assess their behaviour? In this webcast, Professor Daniel Mills discusses the behaviours and consequences associated with osteoarthritis, including: The emotional consequences of osteoarthritis painThe diagnosis of...
We have an opportunity to partake in the journey of every arthritic pet. Having an affinity for arthritis management allows us to appreciate different perspectives and incorporate a variety of components into multimodal patient care. During this webcast, Dr. Tara Edwards will focus on life at home for the arthritic pet and will include further discussion on lifestyle adjustments, environmental modifications, and assistive devices which can aid in promoting mobility and preventing injury. Going...
Are you a general practice veterinarian? If so, join the third and final session of a three-part webcast series to discuss companion animal vaccination protocols with your peers.Dr. Enid Stiles and Dr. Melanie Normand are general practitioners who have a special interest in vaccination and will lead a unique and innovative discussion with the audience on vaccination issues raised by CommuniVET™ members in a recent survey. This final instalment will focus on how to get your team and clients on...
By midlife, approximately 50% of adults will have or have had a mental illness. Mental health is something that all individuals have and it exists on a continuum ranging from excelling to in crisis. Given the stressors that veterinary teams experience and their susceptibility to psychological distress, strategies for thriving mental health are necessary. During this webcast, veterinary wellness advocate and Thrive! collaborator, Dr. Marie Holowaychuk will share her expertise and provide...
Early prevention of periodontal and dental disease is essential for cats. During this webcast, feline specialist Dr. Elizabeth Ruelle will summarize the day-to-day strategies of a crazy cat doctor as she navigates the world of felines and clients in a regular clinic setting determined to maximize compliance and minimize team stress. She will address all life stages and tackle key points such as: Dental care from kittens to adult cats;The current perspective on home dental care;The most common...
The tick population has expanded in recent years, and the diseases they carry have become more prevalent. During this webcast, Dr. Katie Clow will present an overview of the current status of tick populations in Canada, as well as the data on pathogen risks.
Indoors or outdoors, all cats need preventive health care and vaccination. Designing the right vaccine protocol for each cat can be challenging, but the biggest challenge is getting them into the practice in the first place. This webcast will focus on feline vaccine protocols and how to use cat-friendly techniques to create a more positive visit that gets them coming back again and again! Cat Friendly publications now available!
Advances in feline medicine have given us an expanded understanding of feline infectious disease and how we can utilize vaccine technology to protect cats. During this webcast, we will explore these timely topics, including taking a closer look at what’s new with feline retroviruses.