Webcasts
2021-07-23
01:08:53 min
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Content presented by Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
In this presentation, Dr. Michael Lappin provides an update on the recent studies using stress relief to aid in the management of common clinical problems associated with feline stress. This webcast will cover the following topics: Understanding the negative impact of stress in cats;Exploring common stress-associated diseases in cats;Reviewing stress management techniques in cats;Discovering a new study using a probiotic to manage stress in cats.
2021-07-08
1:00:17 min
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Content presented by Diane Delmain, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (feline practice)
One of the greatest challenges in feline practice is to get a sick cat to eat! In this presentation, Dr. Delmain discusses the factors that generate appetite in cats and presents a multimodal approach to treating inappetent felines. She also covers dietary and environmental modifications to increase food intake and talks about pharmacological options. This webcast will help you gain an understanding of: the mechanisms of appetite in healthy cats;the external factors that can increase food...
2021-07-06
01:00:32 min
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Content presented by Andrew S. Peregrine, BVMS, PhD, DVM, Dipl. EVPC, Dipl. ACVM
In Canada, Echinococcus multilocularis had never been reported in a dog before 2009. There have since been multiple cases of alveolar echinococcosis in dogs throughout the country. In this presentation, parasitology specialist Dr. Andrew S. Peregrine will provide a summary of these canines cases, as well as of human cases reported over the same period. He will also discuss strategies to reduce the risk of infection in dogs and people.
2021-06-03
01:05:44 min
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Content presented by Julie K. Spears, PhD
In this presentation, Dr. Spears reviews the importance of intestinal bacteria on the maintenance of digestive health. She also evaluates the use of probiotics to modulate immune health as well as to improve fecal quality and dietary modulation of intestinal bacteria - using prebiotics and prebiotic fibers - to maintain gastrointestinal health in dogs and cats. In addition, she discusses the benefits of synbiotics and current research supporting FortiFlora® SA (Enterococcus faecium SF68 and...
2021-06-02
56:52 min
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Content presented by Brian Evans, DVM
Have you thought about using endoscopy in your veterinary practice? If so, here’s your chance to explore the economic value of offering endoscopy in a small animal general veterinary practice. In this presentation, Dr. Brian Evans will review the evidence-based benefits of laparoscopy for the patient and the small animal general veterinary practice, including the use of rigid endoscopy to perform laparoscopic surgery. During this webcast, he will look into the following topics: Overview of...
2021-06-01
59:21 min
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Content presented by Andrew S. Peregrine, BVMS, PhD, DVM, Dipl. EVPC, Dipl. ACVM
In this presentation, parasitology specialist Dr. Andrew Peregrine will review the most current information available on the risk of ticks and tick-borne diseases in companion animals across Canada, as well as the recommendations from the 2018 ACVIM consensus statement on Lyme disease in dogs and cats, including: the utility of routine screening;the management of seropositive animals;prevention strategies.
2021-05-07
44:14 min
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Content presented by Holger A. Volk, DVM, PhD, DipECVN, PGCAP, FHEA, MRVCS
In this new and updated webcast on the nutritional management of canine epilepsy, Dr. Volk discusses the management of canine epileptic patients, the quality of life of both owners and their pets, as well as the advancements in our understanding of how diet can affect seizure control.
2021-04-29
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Content presented by Stephen Waisglass, BSc, DVM, CerSAD, Dipl. ACVD | Charlie Pye, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVD
You might be thinking: "Oh no! Not another itchy dog; I hate summer!" Have no fear, there are ways to prepare for the itchy season! During this case-based interactive discussion, Dr. Charlie Pye and Dr. Stephen Waisglass will look into some skin infections or reactions commonly found in dermatology patients during the itchy season. They will also talk about possible causes, differential diagnoses, diagnostic and treatment recommendations, and much more.