The winner of the first-ever CommuniVET™ PowerUp fund goes to Alicia Naundorf, BSc, RVT. She is now one step closer to her dream of becoming a veterinary technician specialist (VTS) in feline behaviour and an IAABC-certified cat behaviour consultant. Her short video was chosen from among three finalists as the winning submission for the CommuniVET™ PowerUp fund, which awards $1,500 to help support the career aspirations of Canadian registered veterinary technicians and technologists (RVTs)....
Dr. Søren Boysen highlights the features of the recently published textbook titled The essentials of veterinary point of care ultrasound: Pleural space and lung, which he co-edited with Dr. Serge Chalhoub and Dr. Kris Gommeren. The design of this textbook – similar to that of an atlas, rich in detailed images and videos to facilitate the reading of an ultrasound – will appeal to both novice and advanced sonographers. Dr. Boysen discusses the Calgary Pleural and Lung Ultrasound (PLUS) approach,...
Now that we’ve touched on weight management and the nutritional management of gastrointestinal disease in our first two issues, it is time to focus on our senior pets in this third edition of APPETITE, our exclusive magazine on nutrition. In this third issue, CommuniVET™ reviews the many nutritional needs of seniors—based on their medical conditions and health status and provides some tips on feeding management and nutritional supplements. National Senior Pet Month is coming up in November,...