Exploring the Causes, Diagnostics and Treatments of Feline Inappetence - Vet Education

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Exploring the Causes, Diagnostics and Treatments of Feline Inappetence

Free Webinar brought to you by Hill’s Pet Nutrition Canada
1 Hr of RACE CE pending

Speaker
Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien

Start Date
March 31, 2021

Summary

In this program, participants will learn about the definitions, causes and signs of canine atopy. A brief discussion of traditional atopy treatments will follow, including allergy testing and immunotherapy, systemic atopy medications, and topical treatments. The current and historical research into nutritional treatments for atopy will then be discussed, focusing mainly on fatty acids and palmitoylethanolamide (PEA), but also including a brief summary of probiotics, vitamins D and E, zinc, and hardy kiwi extract. The program will then discuss the available diets for atopic dogs.

When is it?

Note: This webinar is being recorded. If you are unable to attend the live lecture, a link to the recording will be shared with you a few days following the lecture.

Speaker

Elizabeth O’Brien

DVM, DABVP (feline practice)

Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien graduated from OVC in 1985 and became a Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in feline practice in 1999. She is the owner of two feline only practices in Hamilton, Ontario, where she continues to be in the trenches as a practitioner and a passionate advocate for the welfare of cats. “Dr. Liz” is the visionary for Cat Healthy, whose mission is to increase the value of cats in communities across Canada. Through her leadership, Dr. Liz brought together the six-board certified feline specialists in Canada and industry partners to create the Cat Healthy initiative. She continues to share her practical knowledge acquired from 34 years of feline practice with veterinary teams, industry teams, shelters, students and cat owners. She was recipient of the CVMA Small Animal Practitioner of the Year Award for 2014

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