Are you facing challenges amid an increasing “anti-vax” mentality that has spread to the pet world?Are pet parents questioning your vaccination recommendations?Boehringer Ingelheim asked world-renowned specialist, Richard Ford, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVPM (Hon.), to share his views on the matter, including important facts to bring to pet owner’s attention. This content is sponsored and does not necessarily reflect the views of CommuniVET™.
Keeping track of parasites can be challenging, especially with emerging species continually entering the fray. Knowing how to treat a patient once the parasite risk is assessed is a separate challenge, due to the vast number of anti-parasitic medications to choose from. The Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) makes things easier with an updated version of its popular anti-parasitics tables. The tables provide at-a-glance information on the various anti-parasitics available for dogs and cats,...
CommuniVETTM is pleased to welcome as its newest partner the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (CAVD), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the science and practice of veterinary dermatology in Canada by providing education and resources for veterinary teams, supporting research, and promoting excellence in the care of animals with skin and ear disease. The Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (CAVD) is a not-for-profit organization led by a team of Canadian...
How has the definition of dogs considered to be at-risk for leptospirosis changed over the last decade?How does seasonality influence risk?Why scientific data now justifies including the leptospirosis vaccine as part of you core vaccination protocol?Boehringer Ingelheim asked internationally renowned specialist, Richard Ford, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVPM (Hon.), to share his views on this matter. This content is sponsored and does not necessarily reflect the views of CommuniVET™.
Why is it important to recomment routine Lyme disease vaccination to pet owners, especially in endemic areas? How to choose the right vaccine among the wide selection of available licensed options? Boehringer Ingelheim asked internationally renowned specialist, Richard Ford, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVPM (Hon.), to share his views on this matter. This content is sponsored and does not necessarily reflect the views of CommuniVET™.
As temperatures rise and the winter ice thaws, it's time to make sure our parasite prevention protocols are up to date! To that end, refer to the latest Guidelines for the Management of Parasites in Dogs and Cats, published by the Canadian Parasitology Expert Panel (CPEP) in May 2019. Covering both internal and external parasites from gastrointestinal helminths to heartworm, fleas, ticks, and more, the updated version replaces the 2009 original. Available for online reference and download,...
When it comes to choosing the right pet food, pet owners and veterinary teams can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the countless options available. Most pet owners base their food selection solely on the ingredient list, unaware of other important factors that are not found on the label. True to its mission of assisting veterinary professionals in providing educated pet food recommendations to their clients, the Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA) developed Dare to Ask: We Did!, an easy-to-consult chart...
REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER Employment opportunities within veterinary medicine are diverse! Through this video interview with Josée Roy, DVM, MSc, CommuniVET™ is proud to shine the spotlight on a Canadian animal health professional who has chosen a different path. Learn about Dr. Roy's experience and how she contributes to the evolving needs of veterinary medicine in her role as a Regulatory Affairs Manager. Meet Josée Roy, DVM, MScRegulatory Affairs Manager To become a regulatory affairs...
The Purina Insitute: Pushing pet nutrition forward through industry-leading scientific expertise, so pets can live longer, healthier lives
Nutrition plays an important role in pet health, which is why it needs to be a main topic of discussion between animal health professionals and their clients. Purina strives to initiate more proactive conversations around nutrition by providing science-based information to veterinary professionals who in turn will share this knowledge with their clients based on their pets' nutritional needs. The Purina Institute promotes global collaboration and knowledge exchange with veterinary and...