CommuniVET™ is happy to bring you a wealth of knowledge about diet and nutrition every quarter in our new and exclusive APPETITE magazine! Heading our editorial team is none other than Dr. Caitlin Grant, who has recently completed a three-year residency program through the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition and earned a Doctor of Veterinary Science degree in nutrition at the Ontario Veterinary College. Pet obesity is a hot topic in veterinary clinics, so we’ve decided...
New WSAVA Veterinary oncology glossary With its complexities and specific vocabulary, cancer can be a difficult topic to address. This is why the WSAVA’s Oncology Working Group has published a new glossary of terms to help improve communication and understanding surrounding veterinary oncology. Available online in 10 languages, this resource was created in hopes of encouraging owners to discuss their options more confidently and effectively with their veterinarian after receiving their pet’s...
WE CAN SPEED WOUND HEALING BY UP TO 50% We now have a clinical tool that helps us provide the level of care that can reassure the pet parents who have placed their trust in our hands for treating their pets efficiently in the least traumatic way. “The purpose of the Grey Wolf Wound Care Algorithm is to provide an easy-to-use clinical tool to help improve patient outcomes and to be able to treat approximately 90% of the wound cases that are seen in general practice.” - Dr. Rhea Plesman Wound...
Antech continually strives to deliver innovative technologies to improve the standards of care in veterinary medicine. Using advanced core diagnostics helps veterinarians provide more accurate and timely results, so treatment can be started as soon as possible, allowing for a better prognostic outcome. Antech’s Accuplex® reference laboratory platform provides comprehensive and sensitive testing for some of the most dangerous parasite-related diseases targeting cats and dogs, including...
Canine osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common diseases affecting Canadian pets, but the condition’s chronic and complex nature, along with the number of treatment options, can make choosing the most appropriate treatment plan confusing. Canadian advisory board To help veterinarians develop clear, easy-to-use OA treatment plans, Elanco Animal Health sponsored an advisory board to establish the Canadian Osteoarthritis Treatment Guidelines. The advisory board is composed of a diverse group...
To celebrate the launch of a new weight management treatment to potentially help feline patients regain unintended lost weight, we have prepared a fun and engaging virtual escape room to discover a way to help these feline patients. Follow the clues and make your way through each examination room to test your knowledge and find all the pieces of the puzzle.
Dr. Christopher G. Byers highlights the features of the recently published textbook entitled Feline Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Co-edited with his colleague, Dr. Massimo Giunti, this textbook will appeal to a wide audience, from veterinary students to veterinary emergency critical care specialists, who will enjoy its summary and comprehensive sections as much as its visual components and online videos. Dr. Byers also mentions some of the specialists who contributed to this...
New name. New look. Same trusted protection. Brochi-Shield® begins a new chapter as RECOMBITEK®! No needles. No sneeze-backs. No wrestling.A happy Bordetella vaccination experience. The first modified-live avirulent Bordetella bronchiseptica vaccine licensed for oral administration. Indicated for the vaccination of healthy dogs and puppies eight weeks of age or older.Provides a rapid onset of immunity (comparable to that of intranasal vaccines).1Shown to be effective in preventing disease...
An easy-to-use endo and ectoparasiticide choice has been added to the NexGard® family of parasiticides. Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased to introduce NexGard COMBO™, an All-In-One, One-and-Done choice for cats. Efficacious against a wide range of feline parasites, NexGard COMBO™ combines esafoxolaner, the new generation isoxazoline designed specifically for cats, with praziquantel and eprinomectin, to provide an all-in-one monthly, topical solution to protect against fleas, ticks, intestinal...