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.

01:00:45 min
Content presented by Susan Kilborn, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM | Lisa Carioto, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM | Tatjana K. Mirkovic, BSc, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Despite there being little or no scientific support for the use of antimicrobials in mild acute GI upset, they continue to be a common therapeutic approach in the management of these cases. Pet parents want the diarrhea to resolve as quickly as possible. The long-held belief that antibiotics accomplish that goal continues to fuel their use. Pet parents come to expect and even demand drugs such as metronidazole or tylosin when they take their pets to see their veterinarian for mild acute GI...
01:47:38 min
Content presented by Shona Kowtecky, BSc, DVM, FFCP (veterinary), Senior Manager, Practice Services at Vet Alliance/Globalvet
Non-compete? Non-solicit? Total compensation? Benefits? What does it all mean? In this webcast, Dr. Shona Kowtecky will break down all the ins and outs of a contract.
01:03:22 min
Content presented by Loïc Legendre, DVM, FAVD, Dipl. AVDC, EVDC
Veterinary clinics have had to purchase dental X-ray equipment to respond to recent changes in practice standards. But what should team members look for now that they are required to take X-rays? During this webcast, dental specialist Dr. Loïc Legendre will help to clarify dental and oral anatomy by interpreting shades of grey in two-dimensional radiographs. He will also discuss some of the most common pathologies in veterinary dentistry.
50:45 min
Content presented by Steven Budsberg, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS | Beatriz Monteiro, DVM, PhD, PgDip, ISFM Adv Cert FB
This webcast is presented as part of our new series on canine osteoarthritis addressing pathogenesis, disease awareness, canine and owner quality of life, and osteoarthritis management, including new developments. What happens in osteoarthritic joints and how does that impact the progression of the disease? In this webcast, Dr. Steven Budsberg unravels the complex nature of osteoarthritis: Learn about mechanical stresses on the joint, how they cause joint inflammation and why this leads to...
1:13:15 min
Content presented by Conny Mosley, Dr.med.vet., Dipl. ACVAA, CVA | Laura Romano, DVM, Dipl. ACVSMR | Terri Schiller, BSc, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, CCRT
OA affects many dogs’ quality of life, and the information provided will be invaluable in helping you better manage chronic cases. The Canadian Osteoarthritis Treatment Guidelines were created by a Canadian Advisory Board composed of nine OA experts. Their goal was to develop clinically practical and evidence-based treatment guidelines and considerations Canadian veterinary practitioners can use to treat and discuss canine OA. The guidelines offer treatment recommendations for the various OA...
58:12 min
Content presented by Josée Marcoux, DVM, IPSAV, DES (dental care)
Understanding periodontal disease (PD) is an important first step in controlling the disease and the impacts it has on patients. During this webcast, Dr. Josée Marcoux will retrace the pathogeny of PD, with a focus on how to convey to clients the importance of the disease and its prevention. She will also be thoroughly discussing home care.
59:17 min
Content presented by Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC, CYT
As a veterinary care provider, you are likely feeling overworked and exhausted by the never-ending pull of patient care, client needs, and other professional obligations. When you add to these the demands of your life outside of work, such as raising children, caregiving for pets, or practising self-care, it is no wonder that you feel burnt out. And as you move into the new year, your desire to balance work and home life will become stronger, leaving you to wonder, is it really possible to...
01:00:31 min
Content presented by Jessica Pang, BSc (Hons), DVM, MVetSc
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 small animal patients.
01:00:31 min
Content presented by Rebecca L. Stepien, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM (cardiology)
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 management of cardiomyopathy in cats, she will also discuss the use of the following assessments: physical assessment;non-echocardiographic...