Upcoming Educational Opportunities
The NAVC offers a wide range of learning opportunities year-round.
No matter how you choose to continue your education, the NAVC offers a top-tier experience to ensure you are growing professionally and offering your patients the highest level of care.
Animal Sentience: An Inconvenient Truth?
The legal aspect of animal sentience could lead to more trouble than it's worth.
Veterinarians may accept sentience as a truth but that does not have to mean it is used against us.
Phenylpropanolamine for Urinary Incontinence
Proin, which has been shown to improve continence in dogs with USMI, is approved as a chewable tablet in the U.S.
Phenylpropanolamine is effective at improving continence in dogs with USMI, although routine blood pressure monitoring should be performed and special consideration should be taken for animals with behavioral concerns.
Dietary Elimination Trial in a Dog with Protein-Losing Nephropathy
It is important to assess a diet’s complete nutritional profile, rather than relying on the general marketing, when evaluating if it is appropriate for patients.
This case report covers the dilemma of providing optimal nutrition to a dog with concurrent renal disease and suspected food allergy.
Anti-Vaxxers: Understanding and Addressing Client Concerns
Alleviate client concerns over vaccinations with respect, education, and understanding.
By building trust and respect with clients who arrive at their appointment with vaccine hesitancy, we can improve the overall perception of vaccines among our clientele.
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Take a look at some of VMX 2021’s top CE presentations—available live or OnDemand—and sign up today!
Diagnostic Approach to the Pruritic Dog
There are many differential diagnoses for pruritus in dogs, but following a few guidelines in the correct order can greatly facilitate the workup.
A pruritic work-up should include getting a thorough history, eliminating infectious or parasitic causes before leaping into an allergic skin disease assessment, and leaving atopic dermatitis as a last-resort diagnosis.
Canine Parainfluenza Virus Vaccination
Canine parainfluenza virus can have a significant impact on young or vulnerable dogs when it interacts with other pathogens.
Routine vaccination helps reduce the role that CPIV plays in coinfection with a growing number of pathogens, thereby keeping at-risk dogs and populations healthier.
Compliance Strategies for the Obese Patient
Although obesity can be a frustrating disorder to manage, these strategies can help you incorporate your clients into the pet’s individualized weight-loss plan.
Showing clients how to assess weight and discussing what “non-negotiables” are important to the human-animal bond are just a few strategies at increasing client compliance in a weight-loss plan.