Small Animal Practice Club Archive

Physiotherapy Case Studies for the First Opinion Practice

Presenter: Suzanne Cottriall
BSc, MSc Vet Physio, MCSP, Cat A ACPAT
Programme Coordinator MSc Vet Physio

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

This webinar will address the physiotherapy input options for the small animal first opinion practice. It will outline the types of conditions and relevant physio treatments that can be applied. By working through case studies, you will see how to identify the types of cases that you can refer for…

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Published on: 20.10.2020
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An approach to non-localizable lameness

Presenter: Karen L Perry BVM&S CertSAS DipECVS MSc Vet Ed FHEA MRCVS
Associate Professor in Small Animal Orthopedics
Section Head of Small Animal Surgery
Michigan State University, Veterinary Medical Center

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

A non-localizable lameness can be one of the most frustrating problems in small animal orthopedics. Localization of pain and discomfort is essential in the work-up of lame dogs in order to identify cause, prognosis and treatment options. However, in some cases, it is difficult to determine the exact localization of…

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Published on: 22.09.2020
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How to treat cats with lymphoma in 2020

Presenter: Owen Davies
MA VetMB MANZCVS(Small Animal Medicine) MVETMED DipACVIM
American Specialist in Veterinary Oncology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Lymphoma is the most common cancer to afflict our feline friends. Some cases are easy to treat and others seem intractable. Join Owen Davies as he discusses the latest thoughts on feline lymphoma and presents his approach to tackling this challenging disease in 2020

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Published on: 21.08.2020
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Feline Bartonellosis: Managing zoonotic risk in practice and in the home

Presenter: Ian Wright
BVMS, MSc, MRCVS
Head of ESCCAP – the European Scientific Council for Companion Animal Parasites UK and Ireland.

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Zoontoic pathogens such as Bartonella spp are common in UK cat fleas. Bartonellosis is a significant zoonosis with a variety of clinical presentations and the potential for widespread exposure in the UK pet owning population. The main route of zoonotic infections was traditionally thought to be via cat bites and…

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Published on: 22.07.2020
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Introduction to Gastrointestinal Surgery

Presenter: Nicola Kulendra
BVetMed CertVDI DipECVS MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

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Published on: 17.06.2020
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How to manage the cat with suspected liver disease

Presenter: Nick Bexfield
BVetMed PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA PGDipMEdSci PGCHE FHEA MRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist Small Animal Medicine

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

There are a variety of liver diseases affecting cats, with a recent study identifying inflammatory and neoplastic diseases being common in the UK feline population. Clinical signs are often non-specific, and diagnosis relies on the results of laboratory test and diagnostic imaging, ideally combined with a liver biopsy. Once a…

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Published on: 12.05.2020
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How to sort a bleeding mess

Presenter: Kevin Murtagh
MVB, Cert SAM, dip ecvim-ca (internal medicine), mrcvs
RCVS and European Specialist in Internal Medicine

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

IMT is one of the most common and potentially devastating bleeding disorders we encounter in our patients. It requires a logical thought process and encompasses both emergency/critical care and internal medicine. Cases generally require a stabilisation period followed by investigations and finally decisions regarding a treatment plan. We must also…

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Published on: 22.04.2020
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What becomes of the broken hearted? The mysteries of feline cardiomyopathy explained

Presenter: Liz Bode
BVSc PhD DipECVIM-CA(cardiology) FHEA MRCVS

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Feline cardiomyopathies can be challenging to identify. This webinar will cover the different types of cardiomyopathy that we see in cats and how we diagnose them using echocardiography and other diagnostic techniques. Pre-clinical disease can be overlooked and we will discuss findings that may help you identify those cases that…

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Published on: 17.03.2020
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Adrenal surgery

Presenter: Catherine Sturgeon
BVetMed(Hons) CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS
European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Surgery (Soft Tissue)

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Fascinating yet complex, the adrenal glands produce a number of substances. The adrenal medulla produces catecholamines, adrenaline and noradrenaline and the adrenal cortex produces corticosteroids and sex hormones in small quantities. Adrenal glands can malfunction due to either a centralised pituitary tumour or from a primary adrenal tumour/s, occasionally some…

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Published on: 18.02.2020
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An Update in Fluid Therapy

Presenter: Sarah Gibson BVSc CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS
European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Fluid therapy is a highly debated topic, with consensus and opinion on what to use and when, frequently changing. Fluids are indicated in many veterinary patients, for resuscitation, peri-operative management, as well as for the treatment of medical and surgical conditions. However, there are also side effects and complications associated…

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Published on: 20.01.2020
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