CommuniVET™ is excited to offer the second annual RVT PWR virtual event to RVTs across Canada. The half-day event during RVT Month supports you in creating a rewarding, lifelong RVT career that aligns with your personal and professional aspirations. The 2023 RVT PWR virtual event will, once again, offer: An enthusiastic group of speakers to empower and inspire you! FREE registration (but you do need to register!)A chance to win some fun prizes if you attend the LIVE event.A program that...
Did you know? In a recent review of passive surveillance data in Canada, Ixodes scapularis ticks were submitted year-round and almost 20% of I. scapularis ticks were infected with Borrelia burgdorferi? And one-quarter of those B. burgdorferi ticks were acquired outside of previously identified Lyme disease risk areas?1 Veterinarians should be aware that there is a risk of exposure to infected ticks outside of known Lyme disease areas, even if the risk is considered low. We often associate...
Watch this video as Trevor Lawson, DVM, talks about his new role as CVMA President and his goals for the year. Dr. Lawson wanted all veterinary professionals in Canada to know about Togetherall, a powerful mental health support resource available 24/7 at no cost, anytime and anywhere they have internet connection.
Watch this video as Serge Chalhoub, BSc, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM) and Søren Boysen, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC discuss the practical use of point-of-care ultrasound in everyday practice as a tool applicable to all species, all animals, and all situations.
Meet Antonia Laoutaris, VTS and Director of veterinary technologist/technician learning and development
What inspired Antonia Laoutaris to become a VTS (anesthesia/analgesia)? What drew her to her current role as Director of Veterinary technologist/technician learning and development? Watch this exclusive video for answers to these questions, and to find out Antonia’s most memorable career moment.
Get ready for an exciting event as CommuniVET™ will be attending the highly anticipated Joie de Vivre 2023 CVMA Convention in beautiful Quebec City from July 6 to 9, 2023. We're thrilled to announce our presence at this year's convention, and we can't wait to meet you all. So, mark your calendars and make sure to drop by our booth TT7, located in Hall 2000 just outside of the exhibit hall and near registration! At CommuniVET™, we're all about fostering connections, sharing knowledge, and...
Purina® Pro Plan Veterinary Diets® is happy to introduce its NEW OM Metabolic Response + Joint Mobility™ dry formula. Did you know that: Approximately 56% of dogs are estimated to be overweight or obese?1These pets are at increased risk of secondary health concerns like musculoskeletal disorders, metabolic and endocrine disorders, cardiorespiratory dysfunction, urinary tract disease, and others?2Approximately 20% of dogs over the age of 1 are affected by osteoarthritis,3 and dogs with OA are...
There is still much to be done to end pet obesity. And to support this mission, for the third year in a row Hill’s is running their End Pet Obesity campaign. Moto and Poochini’s weight loss journey will continue to help raise awareness about this ongoing issue through tools and talking points for veterinary teams. Some pet parents may not realize that they are overfeeding their pet or that their furry pal is overweight. Though the bond between pet parents and their pet is very strong, it is...
What are some of Dr. Jason Stull’s biggest challenges as a veterinary preventative medicine specialist? What is the funniest moment he’s experienced in his career so far? Watch this exclusive video for answers to these questions, and to find out a little more about Dr. Stull’s family and what veterinary preventative medicine is all about.