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2020-09-28
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Content presented by Serge Chalhoub, BSc, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM)
Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) presents multiple challenges for veterinary practitioners as it can be caused by a variety of factors. Not to mention that its recurrence is common and that many treatments have yet to be backed by rigorous scientific evidence. Dr. Chalhoub will review the most common causes of FLUTD, examine the diagnostic workup, and discuss treatment protocols.
2020-09-19
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Content presented by Paulo Steagall, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVAA, Associate professor of anesthesia and pain management
In this presentation, Dr. Paulo Steagall briefly reviews the principals of acute pain management. He also provides an overview of opioid analgesics, including their practical use and adverse effects, while specifically discussing the efficacy, safety, advantages or disadvantages of using methadone - a newly licensed opioid analgesic in Canada.
2020-09-18
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Content presented by Ebenezer Satyaraj, PhD
Allergies to cats are the most common animal-origin allergy. While cats produce several allergens, up to 95% of people with sensitivities to cats respond to the primary cat allergen, Fel d 1, a protein secreted in the saliva and sebaceous secretions of felines. Allergen avoidance is the most effective solution. However, it involves limiting interaction with cats or, in some cases, relinquishment. In this webcast, Ebenezer Satyaraj will discuss the scientific basis of a novel approach to...
2020-09-17
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Content presented by Richard Ford, DVM, MSc, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVPM (Hons)
This webcast is part of the VaxTalk Thursdays Live Webcast Series Take advantage of this rare opportunity to “talk vaccination” with this internationally-renowned veterinary specialist, lead editor of the AAHA Canine Vaccine Guidelines and co-author of the AAFP Feline Vaccine Guidelines! This presentation provides new insights on maternally-derived antibody interference, genetic factors surrounding patient response to vaccination, the ‘overdue’ patient, vaccine storage and handling issues...
2020-09-14
Content prepared by Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC, CYT
Research shows that adults should get a recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night. It is also a well-known fact that over time sleep deprivation can lead to health problems, and that underlying issues, such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, or metabolic or hormone disorders, can cause insomnia. Not to mention that getting a restful night's sleep is essential to our physical and mental health. Happily, sleep habits are easy to change, so by choosing one thing to do differently today...
2020-09-02
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Content presented by Richard Ford, DVM, MSc, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVPM (Hons)
This webcast is part of the VaxTalk Thursdays Live Webcast Series Take advantage of this rare opportunity to “talk vaccination” with this internationally-renowned veterinary specialist, lead editor of the AAHA Canine Vaccine Guidelines and co-author of the AAFP Feline Vaccine Guidelines! This presentation on canine Lyme disease provides insight into critical risk factors unique to Canada, diagnostic considerations (and controversy), the role of co-infection in patient outcomes and management,...
2020-09-01
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Content presented by Richard Ford, DVM, MSc, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVPM (Hons)
This webcast is part of the VaxTalk Thursdays Live Webcast Series Take advantage of this rare opportunity to “talk vaccination” with this internationally-renowned veterinary specialist, lead editor of the AAHA Canine Vaccine Guidelines and co-author of the AAFP Feline Vaccine Guidelines! This presentation offers a succinct review of critical factors surrounding diagnosis and prevention of leptospirosis, zoonotic potential of leptospirosis in dogs, and controversial topics surrounding...
2020-08-18
Content prepared by Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC, CYT
Life would be pretty dull if we all agreed on everything, all the time. Plus, we would never learn anything new. Although conflict can make us feel defensive or push us to run in the opposite direction, what if we simply looked at conflict as a difference of opinion or perspective? What if we saw these situations as opportunities to learn and grow? As hard as it might seem at first, once you try to focus on the benefits of addressing and resolving conflict rather than leaving issues...
2020-08-12
A new Centre of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Procedures (CEMIP) will be established at Université de Montréal’s veterinary school in Saint-Hyacinthe, thanks to a $1-million donation from Royal Canin Canada.Watch an interview with CEMIP Project director, Dr. Marylin Dunn, to learn more about this exciting new center. The Centre will specialize in treatment and veterinary education in minimally invasive procedures, an increasingly popular medical option that includes interventional...