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Lecture 1 – Tackling Feline Lower Urinary Tract Signs

Free Webinar brought to you by Hill’s Pet Nutrition Canada

Dr. Tanya Van Der Pryt

Start Date
October 28, 2021


This presentation discusses the common causes of feline lower urinary tract signs (FLUTS) in cats and looks at the management of the three most common root causes of FLUTS – feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC), uroliths and urethral plugs – with a focus on therapeutic nutrient and management of stress.

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Tanya Van Der Pryt

BSc, DVM Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Professional Consulting Veterinarian, Western Canada

Dr. Van Der Pryt graduated with a Honours Degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2004 and went on to earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2008. Having always had a special interest in nutrition, she focused on nutrition electives during her training and upon graduating, she pioneered a personalized pet nutrition program for a single practice in Bedford, Nova Scotia and eventually extending her services into a group of practices in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This nutritional counseling service focused on nutritional intervention in many disease states, including renal disease, dietary sensitivity and obesity. The weight loss segment of the program experienced a 92% success rate under her supervision. Dr. Van Der Pryt’s success in nutritional counseling and continued passion for personalized pet nutrition led her to join the Hill’s team as Veterinary Account Manager for Atlantic Canada in 2011 during which time she worked with veterinarians and their healthcare teams to use the power of nutrition to enrich and lengthen the lives of pets. Since 2011, Dr. Van Der Pryt has focused her continuing education exclusively on nutrition and internal medicine and in 2015 she was offered the position of Professional Consulting Veterinarian for Western Canada. Dr. Van Der Pryt believes that every pet can benefit from a yearly nutritional assessment and continually strives to find ways to help veterinarians to incorporate successful nutritional discussions into their day to day practice.

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