We hope you enjoyed the articles and resources on weight management in the first issue of APPETITE. This second issue focuses on another hot topic, nutritional management of gastrointestinal (GI) disease. With a plethora of therapeutic GI diets, we understand that making the most of the available options can be challenging. In this issue, CommuniVET™ brings you a wealth of information and practical tips to help you grasp the benefits of various nutritional approaches, and choose the optimal...
How has raising chihuahuas and competing in endurance riding fostered Robin’s passion for nutrition? Why did she choose nutrition over other specialties? Watch this exclusive video, in which Robin shares her love for nutrition and discusses its importance as a speciality in the clinic. She introduces us to her own furry family and shares a fun moment at work. Tune in to learn the topic of her first textbook and for advice on technicians who are interested in specializing in nutrition.
Here to stay! The last two years have been challenging (to say the least!). But, like all dark clouds, the pandemic was found to have a silver lining that includes the Canadian Virtual Veterinary Symposium (CVVS). Launched in 2020 as a way for Canadian veterinary professionals to connect, share information and network with each other, the CVVS has gotten rave reviews from attendees, speakers and industry partners, who recognize its unique benefits (i.e., CE credits, low registration fees, no...
VetriScience® only makes products that veterinarians feel confident giving their own pets. Through studies and scientific research, VetriScience® has developed many products and condition-specific formulas that are clinically proven to improve pet’s health. Grey Wolf Animal Health is proud to be the Canadian distributor of VetriScience® Pro Line. Introducing VETRIFLEX®, advanced joint formula for dogs and cats While current joint therapies may simply mask the problem without actually...
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...
How is dermatology different from other specialties? Watch this exclusive video as Dr. Charlie Pye describes her diverse and fulfilling career. She talks about the mentors she had the opportunity to work with over the years and some unusual cases she’s encountered in her practice. Tune in as she talks about what she finds most challenging in her work and how to stay happy as a dermatologist.
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...