Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) techniques represent a fast straightforward means to monitor and diagnose equine patients. Inexpensive pocket ultrasound devices are increasingly being used as ‘an extension of the stethoscope’ to answer focused clinical questions. During this webcast, Dr. Claire Underwood will cover some of the devices available along with techniques for equine abdominal POCUS. She will also discuss case examples of their use in monitoring and diagnosis.
In this webcast hosted by Dr. Alycia Chrenek, Dr. Jeff Caswell will provide an overview of Mycoplasma bovis pneumonia, arthritis, and otitis in beef and dairy calves, and individual-animal diagnosis. While he briefly touches on some details about the bacterium and its interaction with the calf's immune response, his presentation focuses on the different diseases caused by M. bovis. He discusses their clinical and pathologic appearance, as well as various approaches to individual-animal...
In lieu of contracted native beef cattle feeder supply and unwillingness of packers to harvest native Holstein steers, beef x dairy cross steers and heifers represent an important class of cattle on feed. As beef x dairy cattle make up an increasing proportion of cattle on feed research into performance, carcass attributes and expected health outcomes represent important areas of discovery. This presentation will aim to summarize the current cattle feeding landscape in North America, the...
During this webcast, Dr. Katie Ellis will review common tools used for equine rehabilitation. Additionally, she will discuss indications for use for each of these modalities, and mechanisms of action, as well as evidence for use in horses, when available. Contraindications for each modality will also be explained.
As you know, we have a severe shortage of veterinarians and support staff in our profession. While we tend to focus on attracting people to the veterinary profession, the bigger issue is that we have a retention problem. Disengaged employees are a cause of low morale, productivity and profitability; and increased employee turnover, burnout and client complaints. One key to retaining employees is to create a business culture that has a high level of employee engagement. A standardized employee...
How to incorporate a complete dental examination and diagnostic dental radiographs into your practice
During this webcast, Dr. Leah Limone will review how to complete a thorough oral/dental examination. She will also explore normal vs abnormal anatomy, and go over radiographic views to take to help diagnose areas of dental disease.
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Watch this video featuring Jenna Donaldson, DVM, who explains the practice model of Trillium Equine Veterinary Services, an ambulatory service that provides after-hour emergency care for horses on a subscription basis.
Watch this video featuring Nigel Caulkett, DVM, MVetSc, Dipl. ACVA, as he discusses the challenges in recognizing chronic pain in cattle through behavioural assessments, as well as the availability of techniques that can provide analgesia in food animals. He also mentions some of the analgesic and anesthetic medications available to manage pain in cattle.
Watch this video featuring Nigel Caulkett, DVM, MVetSc, Dipl. ACVA, as he discusses his approaches to sedation and anesthesia when dealing with a fractious horse. He lists his choice of medications for intramuscular sedation and describes a unique situation he experienced with a wild horse.
Watch this video featuring Pierre-Yves Mulon, DMV, Dipl. ACVS (LA), as he discusses possible diagnoses, solutions, and techniques to consider when assessing and treating a swollen navel in farm animals.
Highlights from the 2023 CVMA Convention: Neorickettsiosis (Potomac Horse Fever) - The Canadian Story
Watch this video as Luis Arroyo, Lic. Med Vet., DVSc, PhD, discusses the key highlights from one of his conferences presented at the 2023 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention.
Watch this video, as Pierre-Yves Mulon, DMV, Dipl. ACVS (LA), discusses the key highlights from one of his conferences presented at the 2023 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention.