Small Animal Practice Club Archive

Feline Stomatitis and its differentials

Presenter: Simone Kirby MRCVS, Tieraerztin, Dipl.EVDC
EBVS and RCVS recognised Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis (FCGS) is a painful and debilitating disease in cats. Prevalence data from available studies vary from 0.7% to 12%, however most clinicians will be presented with at least a few cases per year. It is a multi-factorial disease, and its precise cause is yet unknown. While the…

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Published on: 24.07.2019
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An Update on Thoracic Radiology - Demystifying the Lungs

Presenter: Petra Agthe CertVDI DipECVDI MRCVS

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Thoracic radiology is challenging because it can be technically difficult to obtain good-quality radiographs of the thorax, as well as superimposition of different structures, a wide range of possible normal variations and because radiographic findings are commonly non-specific. The webinar is providing a practical step-by-step guide for radiological interpretation of…

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Published on: 18.06.2019
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Dermatophytosis in cats and dogs

Presenter: Jon Hardy MA VetMB MVetMed DipECVD MRCVS
RCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Dermatophytosis is an important skin disease of cats and dogs. Whilst it is not life-threatening, it is highly contagious and represents a public health risk. The disease can be difficult to recognise as there are a variety of clinical signs. This webinar will discuss the aetiopathogenesis of dermatophytosis, and then…

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Published on: 21.05.2019
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Administering Chemotherapy in General Practice & Common Pitfalls in Cancer Patient Management

Presenter: Shasta Lynch BVSc(hons) MANZCVS DipECVIM-CA(Oncology) MRCVS
RCVS and European Veterinary Specialist in Oncology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

This webinar reviews the practical aspects of administering the chemotherapy drugs that you are most likely to encounter in general practice. We’ll cover conventional chemotherapy, metronomic chemotherapy and tyrosine kinase inhibitors to improve your comfort with these therapies and their safe handling and administration. We’ll discuss potential side effects of…

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Published on: 25.04.2019
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Inflammatory joint disease in Dogs and Cats

Presenter: Karen Perry BVM&S CertSAS DiplECVS MRCVS
Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Joint disorders can be either inflammatory or non-inflammatory. Inflammatory arthritides can be infectious or immune-mediated and are further subdivided into erosive and non-erosive based primarily on radiographic findings. This webinar will start by exploring the most commonly encountered form of inflammatory arthritis in dogs; immune-mediated polyarthritis. The classification of the…

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Published on: 19.03.2019
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Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM): Clinical Approach and New Perspectives

Presenter: Nuala Summerfield, Founder and Director
BSc, BVM&S, MRCVS, DipACVIM (Cardiology), DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology)
RCVS, European and American Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a form of canine acquired heart disease that typically affects large and giant breeds of dog. DCM develops gradually, often over a period of years, before symptoms of congestive heart failure develop. This early, symptom-free stage of the disease, known as the preclinical phase, has recently…

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Published on: 20.02.2019
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An Update on Mitral Valve Disease

Presenter: Simon Swift, MA, VetMB, CertSAC, DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology), MRCVS
UK and European recognized specialist in cardiology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Degenerative mitral valve remains the commonest heart disease seen in dogs. Recently, several studies have improved our knowledge to guide our treatment decisions. When asymptomatic dogs develop cardiomegaly secondary to their mitral regurgitation, pimobendan has been shown to delay the onset of congestive heart failure by 15 months. The evidence…

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Published on: 24.01.2019
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