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Nutritional Management of Dogs with Adverse Food Reaction

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.The client complaint of an itching dog is a common one. Nonetheless the pruritic dog is frequently a challenging appointment for the veterinary healthcare team (VHCT) and followed by frustration on both the part of the VHCT and client as we work together to improve the quality...

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Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Canine Atopic Dermatitis: Listen, Look, List, Learn

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.The diagnosis of canine atopic dermatitis (AD) is based on meeting clinical criteria and ruling out other possible causes with similar clinical signs. A sub-group of the International Committee for Allergic Diseases in Animals (ICADA) was tasked with the development of a...

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The M(illennial) Factor and G(eneration)s

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.Welcome to life in the new workplace. As people live and work longer than ever before, the modern veterinary office houses multiple wildly different generations under one roof—and it can be a melting pot for problems.Baby Boomers (1943-1960), Generation X (1961-1981), and...

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Does Your Pet Owner Get It?

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.A recent DVM360 study found that of the professional fears that veterinarians have, 15% fear having state board intervention and/or being sued for malpractice.1 One of the top reasons veterinarians get these complaints is often due to poor communication. Here are 10 simple steps...

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Innovation in Nutritional Management of Canine Atopic Dermatitis

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.“Atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin disease which requires permanent treatment” Dr. Andreas WollenbergTake Home Messages The purpose of this presentation is to share important insights we have gained concerning canine atopic dermatitis in regard to pre-treatment, proactive...

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A Physician’s View of One Health: Challenges and Opportunities

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.One Health is one of the most important movements and emerging concepts in health today. The convergence of the fields of human and animal medicine has the potential to generate novel scientific hypotheses, create effective new therapies and potentially transform how physicians,...

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Diffusing the Angry Client

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.Customer service is a critical part of the medical experience provided by veterinary clinics. As the primary point of contact with pet owners who are calling the clinic, arriving for appointments, voicing concerns and departing after a medical interaction, front desk staff...

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Pearls of Wisdom and Pitfalls in the Treatment of Atopy

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.The successful management of canine atopy centers around 1) client education, 2) disease directed therapy and 3) management of secondary infections or flares. Client education is the key to long-term success or failure for an individual patient.Client education should include: a...

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Disrupting Veterinary Medicine

This proceeding is part of the 2016 Hill's Global Symposium. If you missed the live-streaming event, click here to check out the sessions for CE credit. You can also click here to view the digital proceedings flipbook.Disruptive Technologies in Human MedicineA disruptive technology is one that has the ability to change the way we live, work, and play. For example, we are starting to be connected to anything and everything through the Internet of Things (IoT). Sensors are being built into our...

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