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Urinary Tract Trouble

This study addresses various types of urinary diseases in both cats and dogs, along with nutritional and environmental solutions. Dr. Lewis will also cover how veterinarians can properly educate pet parents on treating this disease and improve pet care in the home.This course is currently open for registration and will be available for free access from September 19 -October 9, 2018. Still need to sign up for your free login, click the button below. Register Now  Dr. Barbara...

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Analgesic Options for Managing Acute Pain in Felines

This article will help readers to recognize that cats differ from other species in how they express pain and respond to analgesics. It will also help readers to know what analgesics are available to effectively provide a multimodal, analgesic technique for acute pain situations.VetFolio users can read the articles in the print or online versions of the magazine and then click "Take Course" above to access the quiz. You can also download the article once you've added the quiz to your...

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Rabbits - Day 1 of Practice

Rabbits are a popular pet in the US and other countries and rabbit owners are often organized and educated clients. The goal of this lecture is to give you an introduction to the basics of rabbit practice, including husbandry, handling, the physical examination (with examples of common diseases) and common procedures.

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Guinea Pigs & Chinchillas - Day 1 of Practice

Guinea pig and chinchillas are popular pets with kids and adults alike. There are many similarities that makes discussing these animals together easy and effective. Some differences will be highlighted as well to help your early interactions with these fascinating pets be fun and satisfying. Husbandry can still play a role in disease for these animals so will be covered in lecture along with general handling, physical examination (with mention of abnormals seen in common diseases) and common...

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Pandora Syndrome in Cats: Diagnosis and Treatment

Pandora syndrome describes an “anxiopathy,” a pathologic condition resulting from anxiety associated with chronic perception of threat. This article suggests provisional criteria for the diagnosis and makes general recommendations for Multimodal Environmental MOdification (MEMO) 1 to increase the patient’s perception of control and reduce its perception of threat.VetFolio users can read the articles in the print or online versions of the magazine and then click "Take Course" above to access...

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Dietary Influences on the Pet Microbiome: Implications for Pet Health

Prebiotics, probiotics and synbiotics - yikes! Have you heard of the microbiome but aren't really sure what it is? Have your clients asked for your advice on probiotics? Do you think synbiotic is a type of relationship? Help is on the way! Come join us for this informative session on the microbiome (the trillions of organisms that live in the gastrointestinal tract of you and your furry friends) - we will explore why this "forgotten organ" is so important and how it can be influenced...

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Chronic Large Bowel Diarrheas in Dogs

This is a case-based discussion of chronic large bowel diarrhea in dogs with emphasis on decision making relative to diagnosis. Therapeutic trials are typically more useful than aggressive diagnostic tests, but you have to know what you are attempting to treat. Knowing when to biopsy and when not to biopsy is important.Please note: If you were an attendee at this VMX 2018 Conference session and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau...

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The Intestinal Microbiome: The Forgotten Organ and Its Role in Health and Disease

This presentation will be an introduction to intestinal bacteria as a metabolic organ, with crucial impact on overall host health that reach beyond the intestine. Novel approaches to diagnosis and interpretation of intestinal dysbiosis are presented. Also, the effects of antibiotics and fecal microbiota transplantation on the intestinal microbiota will be discussed.Please note: If you were an attendee at this VMX 2018 Conference session and received a general CE certificate, please be...

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Managing & Marketing Your Way Out of the Vaccination Blues

Vaccinations are a core component of the services practices offer and yet there are still many pet owners who don't follow the practice's recommendations. This is especially true when it comes to new vaccines; for example, only 6% of dogs are vaccinated against H3N2 dog flu versus that are vaccinated against kennel cough (Bordetella). There are many small changes a practice can make to protect more pets and increase practice growth. Please note: If you were an attendee...

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The 10 Minute Gastropexy You Can Do Solo The Smeakopexy

An permanent right antral to abdominal wall gastropexy has been shown to virtually eliminate life-threatening GDV in dogs at risk. Learn a rapid incisional gastropexy, the Smeakopexy, that has minimal risk of complication, and is easy to perform solo. Learn the risk factors for GDV so you can determine which patient is at high risk for GDV so you can confidently recommend prophylactic gastropexy. Review recent literature about GDV treatment and prognostic factors. Please...

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