Webcasts
2021-01-18
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Content presented by Deborah S. Greco, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM)
Watch this on-demand webcast as Dr. Greco discusses current recommendations on the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and potential complicating factors of diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats. She will also provide details on recent advances in monitoring this disease, and in the understanding of underlying causes, such as dietary, exercise, and insulin treatment considerations. Tune in for this update and: Explore the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2 in dogs and cats.Learn about...
2020-12-17
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Content presented by Tammy J Owens, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVN
Almost one third of our pet population are seniors. As our pets age, they are at an increased risk for health conditions such as osteoarthritis, cognitive dysfunction, renal disease, dental disease, and more. But what does that mean for us besides recommending more frequent checkups and screening tests? How can we help our aging pets stay healthy? Nutrition can play a central role! In fact, healthy senior pets may need adjusted levels of nutrients to aid with age-related changes. From the...
2020-12-16
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Content presented by Susan Little, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (feline practice) | Jason Coe, DVM, PhD | Robin Saar, RVT, VTS (nutrition)
Nearly 200 veterinary professionals recently responded to a CommuniVET™ survey to share their opinions and practices related to weight management programs for dogs and cats. This is your chance to review your answers to our recent survey with a panel of three Canadian veterinary experts! Gain insight into trending topics related to pet obesity and healthy weight management.Get some practical advice on how to successfully manage weight-related cases.
2020-12-15
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Content presented by Jan Suchodolski, DrMedVet, PhD, AGAF, Dipl. ACVM
From supporting immune function to promoting proper digestion and nutrient absorption, the intestinal microbiota is crucial to a pet’s overall health. In this webcast, Dr. Jan Suchodolski will focus on acute diarrhea and chronic intestinal inflammation to explain the role intestinal microbiota plays in health and disease. He will also describe the methods used to evaluate intestinal microbiota, and how to diagnose dysbiosis while demonstrating how therapeutic manipulation can help to manage...
2020-11-24
Content presented by Jocelyn Anne Mason, DVM
Why are veterinary professionals susceptible to developing compassion fatigue, depression and burnout? In this on-demand webcast, Dr. Jocelyn Anne Mason discusses this important issue, as well as things that can be done to identify related symptoms and help to treat the problem.
2020-10-22
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Content presented by Jangi Bajwa, BVSc and AH, Dipl. ACVD
Proper elimination trials help complete dietary provocation testing in order to confirm or rule out a food allergy component; thereby, taking the guesswork out of dietary trials and allergy workup. This webcast will cover the importance of an elimination diet trial for allergic patients, including tips on avoiding and overcoming common challenges that can limit the usefulness of this very important diagnostic tool.
2020-10-19
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Content presented by Darren Osborne, Director of Economic Research, Ontario Veterinary Medical Association | Jason Gagné, DVM, Dipl. ACVN, Director of Veterinary Technical Communications, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets | Anie Lévesque, DVM, BSc, BEd, Professional Services Veterinarian, IDEXX Laboratories Canada | Bill Saxon, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVECC, Field Medical Specialist, IDEXX Laboratories Canada
Watch this webcast to learn how marketing, senior wellness testing and nutrition combined can benefit your patients and clinic with four leading experts in the field. For additional information, please contact Purina Canadian Veterinary Resource Center at 1-866-884-VETS(8387) or IDEXX Laboratories Customer Support at 1-800-667-3411.
2020-10-14
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Content presented by Céline Leheurteux, DVM
In this presentation, Dr. Céline Leheurteux will address a variety of aspects surrounding pre-euthanasia sedation, including: the position of veterinary associations regarding sedation;tips on painless injections;the two-injection method;injectable sedation protocols;oral sedation protocols for reactive pets.
2020-10-01
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Content presented by Jangi Bajwa, BVSc and AH, Dipl. ACVD
What is the diagnostic process for dogs presenting with a suspected skin disorder?In addition to performing a physical examination, what other steps are required before reaching a final diagnosis of canine atopic dermatitis? What management approach is recommended in cases of canine atopic dermatitis?Find out the answers to these questions during this comprehensive discussion on the diagnostic workup of canine atopic dermatitis in dogs.