Small Animal Practice Club Archive

Heart murmurs and DCM in Deerhounds

Presenter: Emily Dutton
BVM&S DVC MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

"Easing the meaning of puppy murmurs in lockdown" With the increase in “lockdown puppy” sales, there has been an associated increase in puppy heart murmurs in veterinary practice. This presentation will describe the grading of heart murmurs. There will also be two case examples of puppies with congenital cardiac defects…

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Published on: 07.06.2022
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An update on pain assessment in dogs and cats

Presenter: Sandra Sanchis Mora
Lda Vet, MVetMed, PhD, Dip ECVAA, FHEA, MRCVS

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

In this webinar we will review the most recent pain assessment guidelines for dogs and cats. Recognising pain in our veterinary species is the key for a successful treatment, and despite all the advances in this matter, there is still a gap between occurrence of pain and its successful management.…

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Published on: 16.05.2022
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Tracheal collapse: Medicine or surgery

Presenter: Simon Tappin MA VetMB CertSAM DipECVIM-CA FRCVS
Head of Internal Medicine at Dick White Referrals, RCVS and ECVIM specialist in Internal medicine

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Tracheal collapse is a common condition of middle aged, small breed dogs and frequently encountered in small animal practice. Clinical signs are usually proportional to the degree of collapse with most dogs having mild airway irritation leading to a frequent paroxysmal coughing. Although some dogs do develop severe signs of…

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Published on: 11.04.2022
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Spinal trauma for general practice

Presenter: Nicolas Granger
DVM PhD DipECVN FHEA FRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology (Small Animals)

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

This lecture will present the management strategies to receive and correctly manage the dog or the cat presented to you following a traumatic incident leading to spinal injury. We will review a few tricks of the neuro exam and explain neurogenic and spinal shock. Some interactive X-rays will help you…

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Published on: 07.03.2022
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Clinical Genetics Essentials for Vets

Presenter: Dr Eleanor Raffan BVM&S, PhD, CertSAM, DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in small animal internal medicine

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

This session will give you a user-friendly update on which genetic tests to use, which to avoid and how they should be used to inform clinical practice and breeding decisions. After a brief refresher on how genetic variation leads to disease, I will review the different kinds of genetic tests…

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Published on: 08.02.2022
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Clinical approach to the seizuring cat

Presenter: Abbe Crawford
BVM&S BSc MVetMed PhD DipECVN FHEA MRCVS

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

In this webinar we will discuss how to recognise seizure activity and will cover important definitions relating to epilepsy (some extrapolated from dogs). We will review a diagnostic approach to the seizuring cat and consider neurological deficits we might see in a patient with intracranial disease as a cause of…

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Published on: 12.01.2022
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