Webcasts
2024-02-12
59 min
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Content presented by Allison Collier, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM)
During this webcast, Dr. Allison Collier will discuss the utility of low-fat diets as well as the impact and importance of the gastrointestinal microbiome in gastrointestinal diseases.
2024-02-11
43 min
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Content presented by Beatriz Monteiro, DVM, PhD, PgDip, ISFM Adv Cert FB | Oliver Harms, DVM, DECVSMR, DACVSMR, CCRT
This webcast is presented as part of our series on canine osteoarthritis addressing pathogenesis, disease awareness, canine and owner quality of life, and osteoarthritis management, including new developments. In this webcast, Dr. Oliver Harms provides great insights on how to improve mobility and physical activity in dogs with osteoarthritis (OA) thanks to physiotherapy. Learn how physiotherapy can be combined with all treatment modalities in all stages of OA as part of a multimodal treatment...
2023-12-21
1 h 16 min
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Content presented by Roseline Lorrain, DVM, Dipl. AVDC
During this webcast, Dr. Roseline Lorrain will delve into the intricacies of identifying teeth that require extraction, assessing the difficulty level of an upcoming procedure, and acquiring essential tricks to achieve success. She will also share her knowledge on managing root fractures and retrieving root fragments effectively.
2023-12-11
1 h 04 min
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Content presented by Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC, CYT
With the shortage of veterinary team members and high caseloads, veterinary professionals are struggling with burnout. Workplace toxicity contributes to employee burnout and dissatisfaction, which can lead to a vicious cycle of turnover and exhaustion for team members who are left behind. Recent studies and focus groups have served to highlight the components of a toxic workplace, in which toxic attitudes are ignored or not addressed. During this webcast, veterinary wellness advocate and...
2023-11-09
60 min
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Content presented by Brendon Laing, BSc. (Honours), DVM
Is your hospital “tech fearful”, “tech forward” or somewhere in the middle? As daunting as it may seem, the benefits of using technology are well worth the bumps in the road. During this webcast, Dr. Brendon Laing, veterinarian, practice owner, and technology advocate, discusses this topic with some fresh ideas for low-, medium-, and high-tech options and the potential impact on hospital efficiency.
2023-11-07
58:41 min
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Content presented by Nicole Sheehan, DVM, CVA, CVCH, CVFT, MATP
Elevated liver enzymes can be indicative of hepatic disease, inflammation, or other underlying health issues. However, reaching a definitive diagnosis can be a challenge. There are often specific dosing regimens for liver support supplements to ensure their effectiveness. Supplements that require fasting or fat sources to improve absorption are limiting factors that may reduce compliance. During this webcast, Dr. Nicole Sheehan will simplify the complex organ that is the liver and provide...
2023-11-02
1:03:57 min
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Content presented by Susan Little, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (feline practice)
Feline leukemia (FeLV) is an important cause of illness and death in cats worldwide. While veterinarians have made much progress in reducing FeLV infections and illness in many parts of Canada, there is still much work to be done. During this webcast, Dr. Susan Little will present up-to-date information on the prevalence and the importance of prevention with vaccination, especially for kittens. She will also share new insight into the behaviour of FeLV infection and how this influences testing.
2023-11-01
59:26 min
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Content presented by Kinga Gortel, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVD
Canine pyoderma isn’t like it used to be! Recurrent pyoderma is a top reason for antibiotic prescribing in small animal practice – but it doesn’t have to be. Treating and preventing these very common skin infections provide key opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship. During this webcast, learn from veterinary dermatologist, Dr. Kinga Gortel, as she presents: how to diagnose this condition;how to practise antimicrobial stewardship while treating this dermatosis. This webcast is presented...
2023-10-31
1:03:54 min
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Content presented by Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC, CYT
Mistakes are a normal part of veterinary practice and often result in guilt, shame, or blame. These situations frequently lead to negative self-talk or avoidance behaviours that cause individuals to withdraw from work or exit the profession altogether. During this webcast, veterinary wellness advocate and Thrive! collaborator, Dr. Marie Holowaychuk will cover practical strategies for dealing with mistakes in veterinary practice and demonstrate the benefits of positive self-talk and...