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This webcast is presented as part of our new series on canine osteoarthritis addressing pathogenesis, disease awareness, canine and owner quality of life, and osteoarthritis management, including new developments. What happens in osteoarthritic joints and how does that impact the progression of the disease? In this webcast, Dr. Steven Budsberg unravels the complex nature of osteoarthritis: Learn about mechanical stresses on the joint, how they cause joint inflammation and why this leads to...
Why did Dr. Serge Chalhoub decide to become an internal medicine specialist? Watch this exclusive video as he describes what led him to choose this specialty and what keeps him at the top of his game. He talks about his career over the years, also mentioning a patient who had a significant impact on him, an unusual case he encountered, and what advice he would give his young self.
OA affects many dogs’ quality of life, and the information provided will be invaluable in helping you better manage chronic cases. The Canadian Osteoarthritis Treatment Guidelines were created by a Canadian Advisory Board composed of nine OA experts. Their goal was to develop clinically practical and evidence-based treatment guidelines and considerations Canadian veterinary practitioners can use to treat and discuss canine OA. The guidelines offer treatment recommendations for the various OA...
Understanding periodontal disease (PD) is an important first step in controlling the disease and the impacts it has on patients. During this webcast, Dr. Josée Marcoux will retrace the pathogeny of PD, with a focus on how to convey to clients the importance of the disease and its prevention. She will also be thoroughly discussing home care.
As a veterinary care provider, you are likely feeling overworked and exhausted by the never-ending pull of patient care, client needs, and other professional obligations. When you add to these the demands of your life outside of work, such as raising children, caregiving for pets, or practising self-care, it is no wonder that you feel burnt out. And as you move into the new year, your desire to balance work and home life will become stronger, leaving you to wonder, is it really possible to...
During this webcast, Dr. Jessica Pang will discuss the challenges related to deciding when and how to use benzodiazepines in daily practice. She will also provide guidelines on the following aspects: how to take advantage of the physiologic effects of midazolam and diazepam; and,how to incorporate them into sedation and anesthesia protocols for small animal patients.
During this webcast, cardiology specialist, Dr. Rebecca L. Stepien will cover the identification and staging of heart disease in cats, including the diagnosis and treatment of preclinical heart disease and congestive heart failure. In conjunction with the most current recommendations of the ACVIM consensus guidelines for the classification, diagnosis, and management of cardiomyopathy in cats, she will also discuss the use of the following assessments: physical assessment;non-echocardiographic...
As an experienced Animal Health Technician and Registered Veterinary Technician, why did Jennie Tait decide to become specialized? And why did she choose dermatology? Watch this exclusive video as Jennie Tait describes her diverse and fulfilling career, which led her to become the one and only veterinary technician specialized in dermatology in Canada. Tune in as she talks about the most challenging aspects of her work and shares the advice she would give to her younger self.