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Fuelling Wellness – A one-day symposium where you can learn more about animal nutrition

The Ontario Veterinary College and the Ontario Agricultural College are teaming up to organize a one-day continuing education event on August 15, 2020 which will feature topical nutrition-centric discussions for pet and equine professionals and enthusiasts from every experience and knowledge level.

CANADIAN VIRTUAL VETERINARY SYMPOSIUM

CommuniVET™ is proud to present its first annual Canadian Virtual Veterinary Symposium! This exclusive and unique online event will bring together prominent guest speakers as well as members of the veterinary community from across Canada for two full days of online learning, connecting, and networking.

Q&A with Dr. Michelle Evason: Co-editor of NEW infectious disease manual designed as right-hand resource for veterinary clinicians and students

When it comes to learning about and diagnosing infectious diseases in small animals, there are plenty of books for veterinary practitioners and students to consult. But none quite like Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat: A Color Handbook, says Dr. Michelle Evason, internal medicine specialist at the Atlantic Veterinary College who co-edited the unique publication together with First Editor, Dr. Scott Weese.

NEXGARD SPECTRA™ AND NEXGARD®: NOW INDICATED AGAINST LYME DISEASE

Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased to announce that NexGard SPECTRA™ and NexGard® are now indicated for the reduction of Borrelia burgdorferi infections, as a direct result of killing adult Ixodes scapularis vector ticks.

NexGard SPECTRA™ and NexGard® are the first and only parasiticides licensed in Canada to reduce the risk of Lyme disease.

WHAT IF IT WAS EASIER FOR CATS TO GET THE HYDRATION THEY NEED?

Why are cats susceptible to dehydration? Do owners know how much their cats are drinking? Why is hydration maintenance so important in cats with CKD? Discover a scientific breakthrough in cat hydration: a practical new tool that makes it easier to not only lead cats to water… but also get them to drink!

Canada's finest musicians want to say Thank You!

A special feel good event just for you!

Join us online for a musical celebration of Canadian veterinary frontline workers who tirelessly care for the pets we love.

Vaccination in the face of owner concerns

In this video, world-renowned specialist, Dr. Richard Ford, discusses emerging challenges of using vaccines in practice amid an increasing “anti-vax” mentality that has spread to the pet world. He discusses a few facts that practicing veterinarians can arm themselves with for addressing the concerned client - and offers up a viable alternative to vaccination for owners who remain unconvinced.

The Canadian Animal Health Institute and COVID-19

Learn how the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) is working with industry stakeholders to help mitigate the repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis on the supply of veterinary drugs, vaccines and health products in Canada.

UPDATED OAHN ANTI-PARASITICS TABLES FOR DOGS AND CATS INCLUDE NEW PRODUCTS FOR 2020

Keeping track of parasites can be challenging, especially with emerging species continually entering the fray. Knowing how to treat a patient once the parasite risk is assessed is a separate challenge, due to the vast number of anti-parasitic medications to choose from.

CommuniVET joins forces with the CAVD

CommuniVETTM is pleased to welcome as its newest partner the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (CAVD), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the science and practice of veterinary dermatology in Canada by providing education and resources for veterinary teams, supporting research, and promoting excellence in the care of animals with skin and ear disease.