What is Dr. Jim Berry's background and what are his current specialties? What motivated him to become involved with WSAVA? As vice-president, what is he most excited about achieving? What is WSAVA all about and what can the association do to support Canadian veterinary professionals? Watch this exclusive video for answers to these questions, and to find out how Canadian veterinary professionals can contribute to WSAVA. Learn more about the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).
What is Dr. Jinelle Webb’s biggest challenge as an internal medicine specialist? What is the funniest moment she’s experienced in her career so far? Watch this exclusive video for answers to these questions, and to find out a little more about Dr. Webb’s family and what she is up to now.
Now that we’ve touched on weight management, nutritional management of gastrointestinal disease, and meeting the nutritional needs of senior pets in our first three issues, we shift our focus to dental health in this fourth edition of APPETITE, our exclusive magazine on nutrition. In this fourth issue, CommuniVET™ reviews indications for veterinary dental foods, strategies for maintenance of oral health and tips to increase client engagement. Pet Dental Month is coming up in February, so...
You know how essential it is for pets to receive at-home dental care between professional cleanings. But what about your clients? How aware are they of the prevalence and consequences of dental disease? What measures are they currently taking, if any? What can you realistically expect from them? And how consistent is your team’s approach when talking to clients about their pets’ dental care? CommuniVET™ has produced a toolkit to help you assess individual pets’ needs, make clients aware of...
At CommuniVET™, we love providing our pawsome Canadian online veterinary community with high-quality, relevant, educational and scientific content. We’re adding a little cheer to the mix by inviting you to share a few laughs with friends and colleagues, while playing AlphaVET, a fast-paced veterinary-themed word game. The object of the game is simple: Quickly fill out a list of categories with answers beginning with a randomly chosen letter. Score points if no other player matches your...
PHOVIA® is an innovative and easy-to-use topical system from Vetoquinol! The system uses fluorescent light energy (FLE) to target multiple layers of the skin simultaneously and promote accelerated skin regeneration. In a recent webcast, Dr. Anthony Yu reviewed the principles of fluorescent light energy (FLE) and covered the well-established mechanisms of action that will help to promote this therapeutic method in your practice and support: Addressing infections and lower antimicrobial use;...
The winner of the first-ever CommuniVET™ PowerUp fund goes to Alicia Naundorf, BSc, RVT. She is now one step closer to her dream of becoming a veterinary technician specialist (VTS) in feline behaviour and an IAABC-certified cat behaviour consultant. Her short video was chosen from among three finalists as the winning submission for the CommuniVET™ PowerUp fund, which awards $1,500 to help support the career aspirations of Canadian registered veterinary technicians and technologists (RVTs)....
Dr. Søren Boysen highlights the features of the recently published textbook titled The essentials of veterinary point of care ultrasound: Pleural space and lung, which he co-edited with Dr. Serge Chalhoub and Dr. Kris Gommeren. The design of this textbook – similar to that of an atlas, rich in detailed images and videos to facilitate the reading of an ultrasound – will appeal to both novice and advanced sonographers. Dr. Boysen discusses the Calgary Pleural and Lung Ultrasound (PLUS) approach,...
Why did Dr. Søren Boysen choose to specialize in emergency and critical care? What does he like most about his specialty? What advice does he offer to those interested in emergency and critical care. Watch this exclusive video for answers to these questions, and to find out a little more about Dr. Boysen’s family and what he likes to do in his spare time.