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UPDATE YOUR CLINIC’S PARASITE PREVENTION PROTOCOL WITH THE 2019 REVISED CPEP GUIDELINES

With an ever-changing landscape of ticks, worms and other parasites showing up across Canada, veterinarians can turn to the latest CPEP Guidelines for the Management of Parasites in Dogs and Cats to update anti-parasite protocols.

A view on canine Lyme disease vaccination with Dr. Richard Ford

In this video, internationally renowned specialist, Dr. Richard Ford, discusses the importance of recommending routine vaccination to pet owners to offer an added layer of protection against canine Lyme disease - particularly important for dogs residing in tick endemic high risk regions of Canada. He also weighs in on the challenge of choosing the right vaccine in view of the wide selection of available licensed options.

UPDATED TOOL HELPS VETERINARY TEAMS MAKE MORE INFORMED PET FOOD RECOMMENDATIONS

The Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA) recently released an updated version of the resource it created to help veterinary teams support their clients in comparing the different food options on the market and making the most appropriate choice for their pets. Dare to Ask: We Did! is an easy-to-consult chart that compiles important information about various pet food companies – information that is not found on food labels.

WSAVA RELEASES AN ADVISORY DOCUMENT OFFERING GUIDANCE ON INFORMING PET OWNERS CONCERNED ABOUT THE RISK OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTION

As the world keeps a close watch over the evolving coronavirus situation, WSAVA has released an advisory document calling on veterinarians to urge owners not to panic over the outbreak, confirming there is currently no evidence that pets are at risk of becoming infected with the virus, or becoming a source of infection to people.

VETERINARIANS WORKING IN A DIFFERENT WORKPLACE

REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER

Employment opportunities within veterinary medicine are diverse! Through this video interview with Josée Roy, DVM, MSc, CommuniVET™ is proud to shine the spotlight on a Canadian animal health professional who has chosen a different path. Learn about Dr. Roy's experience and how she contributes to the evolving needs of veterinary medicine in her role as a Regulatory Affairs Manager.

THE PURINA INSTITUTE: PUSHING PET NUTRITION FORWARD THROUGH INDUSTRY-LEADING SCIENTIFIC EXPERTISE, SO PETS CAN LIVE LONGER, HEALTHIER LIVES

Nutrition plays an important role in pet health, which is why it needs to be a main topic of discussion between animal health professionals and their clients. Purina strives to initiate more proactive conversations around nutrition by providing science-based information to veterinary professionals who in turn will share this knowledge with their clients based on their pets' nutritional needs.

COMMUNIVET™ COLLABORATES WITH RENOWNED VETERINARY WELLNESS ADVOCATE TO LAUNCH THRIVE!

A new monthly feature to help empower veterinary professionals to take an active role in their personal and professional wellbeing.

WSAVA recognizes growing impact of human-companion animal bond through One Health certificate program

Offered free, the 20-module program covers all aspects of One Health as it relates to companion animals, led by volunteer expert lecturers in the field.

VETERINARIANS WORKING IN A DIFFERENT WORKPLACE

NATIONAL MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Employment opportunities within veterinary medicine are diverse! Through this video interview with Danny Joffe, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Canine/Feline), CommuniVET™ is proud to shine the spotlight on a Canadian animal health professional who has chosen a different path. Learn about Dr. Joffe's experience and how he contributes to the evolving needs of veterinary medicine in his role as a National Medical Director of VCA Canada's general practices.

DISCOVER WIZOO, A NEW VETERINARY OFFICE CONCEPT

Founding president Dr. Sarah Annie Guénette launches the first of many Wizoo veterinary offices, promising pet parents more personalized services for less, and unique offerings like online prescriptions, telemedicine, and home delivery.