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.

2022-06-16
01:02:51 min
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Content presented by Deborah S. Greco, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM)
Here is an opportunity to learn more about monitoring diabetic cats and dogs. In this webcast, Dr. Deborah S. Greco will discuss various methods available for diabetes monitoring while focusing on new developments such as glucosylated serum proteins (fructosamine and HbA1C), non-invasive continuous glucose monitors, and urine glucose diagnostics. She will also highlight the pros and cons of the various diabetic monitoring devices as well as outline insulin therapy monitoring procedures....
2022-06-22
58:16 min
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Content presented by Enid Stiles, DVM, MSc | Mélanie Normand, DVM
Watch the first of a three-part webcast series discussing companion animal vaccination protocols. During each webcast, two general practitioners who have a special interest in vaccination will lead a unique and innovative discussion-based forum that will focus on vaccination issues raised by CommuniVET™ members during a recent survey. Our first conversation will have Dr. Enid Stiles and Dr. Melanie Normand focus on these key aspects of the 2020 AAHA/AAFP Feline Vaccination Guidelines: Feline...
2022-06-06
01:00:45 min
Content presented by Amy Butler, BSc, DVM, CHRP
During this webcast, Dr. Amy Butler leads a panel discussion with recent international graduates as they share their candid experience and answer any questions you may have about registering and writing the NAVLE.
2022-05-25
01:38:47 min
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Content presented by Elizabeth O’Brien, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (feline practice) | Evelin Molnar, DVM
Feline osteoarthritis is underdiagnosed and the cause of chronic pain for many of our feline patients. In this webcast, Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien will look into how assessing cats for arthritis and diagnosing the disease is much easier than one would think, and treatment options are numerous and successful. So let’s all work together to make a difference in the lives of our feline patients by learning how to better diagnose and treat OA because “cats aren’t just old, they are sore”. Following our...
2022-05-19
01:39:07 min
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Content presented by Elizabeth Ruelle, BSc, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (feline practice) | Chancie Knights, DVM, PhD
With enough time, all joints will develop arthritis including those of the purrfect, yet subtle, cat. But are we, as practitioners, doing enough to help these cats age gracefully? During this webcast, Dr. Liz Ruelle will summarize what we currently know about feline osteoarthritis as well as how this crazy cat doctor manages OA in her feline patients with a focus on communication, compliance, and current and upcoming treatment options. Following our feline specialist' CE-accredited...
2022-04-27
1:00:02 min
Content presented by Saye Clement, DVM, Director of Learning at Vet Alliance/Globalvet
Nervous about your first year in practice? During this webcast, Dr. Saye Clement talks about how to become a great veterinarian. With over 28 years of clinical experience, she is currently practising at Carling Animal Hospital in Ottawa. She has spent the majority of her career as a hospital co-owner and serving as the medical director. Her professional life has also included stints in emergency practice and as a self-employed locum.
2022-04-21
01:16:39 min
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Content presented by Lisa Radosta, DVM, Dipl. ACVB
Fear, anxiety, and stress underlie or contribute to almost all of the behaviour problems seen by veterinarians. During this webcast, featuring Dr. Lisa Radosta, you will learn how fear, anxiety, and stress affect overall patient health and well-being and how to approach these cases in clinical practice. Separation anxiety and noise phobia, two common behavioural presentations that affect dogs and cats, will also be discussed, in addition to first-line recommendations and medications that can...
2022-03-23
59:09 min
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Content presented by Marion Desmarchelier, DVM, IPSAV, DES (zoological medicine), DES (animal behaviour medicine), MSc, Dipl. ACZM, Dipl. ECZM (zoo health management), Dipl. ACVB | Jessica Benoit, RVT, VTS (behaviour), KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA, Elite FFCP | Anne-Marie Germain, BSc, DVM
Monday morning starts off great. But then you check your schedule and see your next appointment is marked “very nervous cat” or “can’t get cat out of carrier for exam,” you can’t help but feel stressed as the appointment approaches. With the right tools and strategies, you can offer support to this family, create a more comfortable environment for your patient and reduce your own stress.
2022-03-15
55:19 min
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Content presented by Danny Joffe, DVM, Dipl. ABVP Emeritus (canine/feline), Vice-President of Medical Operations at VCA Canada
Intestinal parasites have been detected by many different test methods over the years. Some outdated tests performed in-house are not nearly as sensitive as newer techniques have been. PCR tests to identify DNA and RNA from parasites is a new modality that not only identifies the exact parasite present more effectively, but also gives the clinician more information about the parasite, allowing for better management of the patient. During this webcast, Dr. Danny Joffe will review a new fecal...