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Online Veterinary Conference 2022

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THE LONGEST RUNNING ORIGINAL LEADING 14TH ANNUAL ONLINE VETERINARY CONFERENCE

The Vet Education International Online Veterinary Conference is a 2-week online event, held every year since 2008. This event showcases some of the world’s top veterinary specialists and presenters. Running from July 18 – July 28, 2022, this is an event like no other – featuring 16 webinars, a webinar library, and much more!

With 2 webinars per day, from Monday through Thursday for each week of the conference, there’s plenty of time to absorb content, schedule family and work-life – without feeling like you’re stuck in a lecture room all day! You can attend the online live lectures or watch recordings later in your very own Vet Education Webinar Library!

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16 LECTURES OVER 2 WEEKS

WEEK 1

Monday, July 18, 2022

12:00 AEST

Dr Kate Baker
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19:30 AEST

Dr Laurent Garosi
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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

12:00 AEST

Dr Rod Straw
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19:30 AEST

Dr Kieran Borgeat
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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

12:00 AEST

Dr Anne Barger
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19:30 AEST

Dr Xander Huizing
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Thursday, July 21, 2022

19:30 AEST

Dr Bruce Mackay
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Monday, July 25, 2022

12:00 AEST

Dr Tony Caiafa
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19:30 AEST

Dr Philip Judge
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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

12:00 AEST

Dr Lorrie Gaschen
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19:30 AEST

Dr Martha Cannon
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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

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Dr Bronwyn Fullagar
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19:30 AEST

Dr Philip Judge
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Thursday, July 28, 2022

12:00 AEST

Drs Leon Warne and Emma Johnson
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19:30 AEST

Dr Julian Lunn
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The Vet Education webinar series features an outstanding selection of practical and informative webinars, brought to you by our dedicated team of lecturers from across the globe! Our seminar topics provide you with the most up-to-date clinically relevant scientific research and clinical practice in a user-friendly format, so you get continuing education you can use every day!

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Kate Baker

DVM
Dr. Kate Baker grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, USA and completed her DVM in 2012. She then completed a rotating internship and Clinical Pathology residency and became board certified in 2016. Dr. Baker currently works as a diagnostic clinical pathologist and educator. She offers continuing education resources through her website, Veterinary Cytology Schoolhouse and personalized telecytology consultations through her online service, Pocket Pathologist. She lives on a small farm in Columbia, TN with her husband and two young children. They have three dogs, a mini-donkey, a pygmy goat, and 30 chickens.

Dr. Laurent Garosi

DVM, FRCVS, DipECVN – RCVS & EBVS® European recognised specialist in veterinary neurology
Laurent is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN), RCVS/European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology and Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeon by meritorious contribution to clinical practice. He is currently clinical director of a Teleradiology company called Vet Oracle, the first of its kind, offering off-site neuro-imaging (MRI and CT) and neurology/neurosurgery specialist advice across the globe. His main clinical and research interests are cerebrovascular diseases, neuro-imaging, paroxysmal dyskinesia and feline neurology.
Laurent has published widely in the field of neurology and is a regular speaker on the national and international continuing education circuit. He is past president of the ECVN, past chief examiner of the ECVN examination committee, co-founder of the Facebook page Veterinary Neurology and co-editor with Simon Platt of a textbook on Small Animal Neurological Emergencies. He is the 2022 recipient of the BSAVA Bourgelat award for truly outstanding international contribution to the field of small animal practice.

Rod Straw

BVSc Dip ACVS M(A) ANZCVS ACVS Founding Fellow Small Animal Surgery (Oncology) Specialist
Rod Straw is a registered surgical oncology specialist with the Queensland Veterinary Surgeons Board. He has been working in veterinary oncology since 1986. He trained in the United States becoming the world’s first veterinary Fellow in Surgical Oncology. He was Associate Professor of Oncology at Colorado State University before returning to Australia where he has been treating referred small animal cancer patients since 1995. He has worked in the areas of surgical, medical and radiation oncology for many years.
In 1997, he started Animal Cancer Care and moved into Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre in 2004. He later founded the Australian Animal Cancer Foundation which is a not-for-profit research charity. The support from referring veterinarians and pet owners has been fantastic. By timely and well-prepared referrals, veterinarians in Australia have provided the BVSC team the opportunity to produce some wonderful outcomes for people and their pets.

Dr Kieran Borgeat

BSc BVSc MVetMed CertVC MRCVS DipACVIM DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology)
Kieran graduated from the University of Bristol in 2005 with an intercalated degree in Zoology and Veterinary Science.He worked in first-opinion vet practice for 6 years before undertaking a Residency training programme and Masters degree at the Royal Veterinary College in London.Since then, Kieran has worked in private referral practice, telemedicine and now a veterinary teaching hospital, where he is Clinical Lead for the Cardiology department.He is an American, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology and works predominantly as a clinician (90%) covering cardiology in all species. He has spoken all over the world on cardiology and interventional radiology, and has a particular interest in feline heart disease.

Dr Anne Barger

DVM, MS, DACVP
Dr Barger a veterinary clinical pathologist at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and section head for clinical pathology for the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at U of I.Her primary responsibilities include diagnostic service and teaching. Her research interests include immunocytochemistry and cytochemistry particularly as it relates to the diagnosis of neoplasia.

Xander Huizing

DVM DipECVDI MRCVS
Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Australian Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Xander is a board-certified specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (DipECVDI). To become a specialist, Xander has undergone extensive training in ultrasound, radiography, CT, MRI and fluoroscopy.

Xander has worked in referral and academia in Australia and Europe. He is passionate about education and loves helping people improve their imaging skills. He has taught numerous vets, nurses, students, interns and residents whilst working as a clinical radiologist.
He is the Director of The Austin Animal Radiology and provides an imaging service to the vets of Adelaide and South Australia. Xander is passionate about teaching and firmly believes in the synergistic value of a veterinary radiologist and the added value they bring to a hospital.

Elizabeth A. Giuliano

DVM, MS, DACVO
Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri
Dr. Giuliano received a Bachelor of Science with honors from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1991 and her DVM degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996. Following graduation from veterinary school, she completed a small animal rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 1997 and remained in private practice in midtown Manhattan the following year. In 1998, she returned to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to complete a Comparative Ocular Pathology Fellowship. Since July 1, 1999, Dr. Giuliano has been a member of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri where she completed a residency in veterinary ophthalmology and a Masters of Science degree. She is currently a tenured Professor of the department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery at the University of Missouri and Section Chief of their comparative ophthalmology service.
She has authored over 80 articles and text book chapters. Dr. Giuliano is a dynamic, engaging speaker and has lectured extensively in the academic setting and at national and international meetings. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including two Golden Aesculapius Teaching Awards, the Gold Chalk Award, the Dadd Award, and was Western Veterinary Conference’s “Educator of the Year” in 2018. In 2011, she was elected to the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) Board of Regents and served as the ACVO President from 2015-2016.

Bruce Mackay

BVSc FANZCVS
Dr. Bruce Mackay has been a veterinarian for over thirty five years since graduating from the University of Queensland in 1979. Spending most of his time in small animal private practice and progressing into animal referral practice in 1994. In 2000, Dr. Mackay co-founded Veterinary Specialist Services with the idea of providing excellence in veterinary medicine with an incredible team of specialist veterinarians, bound by a mutual passion cats and dogs! Although very keen and talented in all aspects of internal medicine, his special interests include gastro-enterology, endocrinology, cardiology and oncology.

Having previously been on the Brisbane Veterinary Practitioners Branch, an Australian College of Veterinary Scientists committee member/examiner and a University of Queensland Veterinary Science external examiner, it is safe to say he has a wealth of experience with small animal veterinary medicine and is incredibly rich in knowledge in which he is constantly sharing throughout the hospital.
When asked how Dr. Mackay spends his spare time, he simply responded with “what spare time?!” however, he will seize any opportunity to play tennis, go camping, travel or better yet, spend time with his gorgeous new granddaughter and of course his beautiful wife, three daughters, two labradoodles, Gracie and Pippa, and Ronald, the cat!

Bruce continues to be passionate about administering the best possible care to the animals he is privileged to treat. A wagging tail and a grateful lick speak volumes to this veterinarian whom has seen so many changes throughout his time as a veterinarian.

Anthony (Tony) Caiafa

BVSc BDSc MANZCVS Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Dr Anthony (Tony) Caiafa is one of only a handful of veterinarians globally that have degrees in both Veterinary Science and Human Dentistry, and he is the only one currently working in the veterinary dental field in Australia. Tony graduated from Melbourne University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. He worked in companion animal practice in Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula for 16 years, gaining memberships in both small animal surgery (1992) and veterinary dentistry (1993), before returning to Melbourne University in 1995 to study Dentistry. Studying human dentistry allowed Tony to further his knowledge of veterinary dentistry, in particular to understand in more detail the pathological processes associated with oral diseases.
In 1998 Tony graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science and was dux of his graduating year. Since then he has worked in both human dental and veterinary dental fields. He was a senior lecturer and consultant in companion animal dentistry at University of Melbourne from 2000 till 2008. Tony has continued his education in the human dental field in the area of implantology and has been involved with research led by a world-renowned specialist periodontist, Dr Stephen Chen.

Tony moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2008, and now divides his time between working as a human dentist on the Sunshine Coast, seeing veterinary dental cases, and teaching veterinary dentistry at conferences and workshops in Australia and overseas, as well as teaching the undergraduate veterinary science students at JCU, Townsville. Tony also provides pro bono services at the RSPCA in Noosaville. In 2018, Tony visited the Lionsrock big cat sanctuary in Bethlehem, South Africa, assisting in the dental treatments of rescued lions, tigers, and African wild dogs. (VIDEO: Channel 7 news about Tony’s visit to Lionsrock in South Africa.)

In his spare time Tony enjoys cycling and going to the gym and experiencing the local cuisine while travelling overseas. Tony has a very spoilt elderly Australian mist cat, Jake.

Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)
Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a 3-year residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998. Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU. Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd (www.veteducation.com.au) – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses.
Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, including a CRI manual, haematology and biochemistry interpretation guide, emergency anaesthesia guide, and a ventilation therapy manual for small animals, in addition to being published in peer reviewed literature. Philip’s key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, envenomations, and toxicology.
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Lorrie Gaschen

DVM PhD
Lorrie received her DVM from the University of Florida, was in private practice in Florida for two years after which time she did a diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Bern in Switzerland and became a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. She received her PhD in renal transplant imaging in animal models at the University Medical School in Utrecht then returned to the University of Bern where she became an associate professor upon completion of her work in vascular ultrasound of the canine gastrointestinal tract. She was a full professor of diagnostic imaging in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences for 15 years and has authored numerous publications and book chapters mainly in the field of gastrointestinal ultrasound where she has done the majority of her research.
Lorrie was also the Executive Associate Dean for Diversity, Student, and Faculty Affairs for 6 years at LSU and is the recipient of the 2022 AAVMC award for Excellence in Diversity in the Veterinary Profession. Lorrie is now working in teleradiology with VetCT and enjoys reporting on all species and all modalities with a special interest in exotic imaging.

Martha Cannon

BA VetMB DSAM(Fel) FRCVS
Martha is an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Feline Medicine and co-owner of the Oxford Cat Clinic, a first opinion and referral cat-only veterinary clinic in Oxford. She combines her full-time role in specialist feline practice with a commitment to providing continuing education for veterinary surgeons and nurses, focussing on practical approaches to diseases that are commonly encountered in day to day veterinary practice. While her clinical work at the Oxford Cat Clinic is with referral medical cases, she is closely involved in the day to day running of the first opinion practice, which keeps her grounded in the realities and practicalities of general practice.

Bronwyn Fullagar

BVSc, MS, DACVS-SA
Dr. Bronwyn Fullagar grew up in Brisbane, Australia and earned her veterinary degree from the University of Queensland. After working in general practice in Australia and the United Kingdom, she moved to North America in 2011 to pursue becoming a specialist small animal surgeon. She completed her surgical residency and Master of Science degree at The Ohio State University and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2016.

Since then, Dr. Fullagar has worked as a small animal surgeon in Canada, Australia and the United States, as well as volunteering as a surgical instructor for veterinary charity organizations around the world.
Dr. Fullagar’s areas of expertise include soft tissue surgery, orthopedics and neurosurgery. She particularly enjoys challenging soft tissue surgery cases, including surgical oncology and wound reconstruction. Dr. Fullagar loves to teach, helping veterinary students and practicing veterinarians to boost their expertise and confidence. She is the co-host of The Vet Vault Clinical Podcast and is a distance education tutor for the Centre for Veterinary Education at the University of Sydney.

Bronwyn currently works as a specialist small animal surgeon in Bend, Oregon. When she’s not in the clinic, you can find her backcountry skiing, trail running or mountain biking.

Dr Leon Warne

BSc(Biol), BBiomedSc(Hons1), BSc, BVMS, MVS, MANZCVS (Anaesthesia), Diplomate ACVAA

Leon graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Murdoch University (Western Australia) in 2009. Following graduation he undertook an internship in anaesthesia, emergency and critical care medicine. Leon joined the Melbourne Veterinary School’s anaesthesia and analgesia section at the University of Melbourne in 2010 where he completed a specialty training program in anaesthesia and pain management, a clinical master degree in anaesthesia as well as a PhD in pain-management and assessment. 

In 2015 he completed an externship in paediatric anaesthesia and trauma management at The Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals. Leon is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists anaesthesia chapter and an Australasian Veterinary Boards Council registered specialist in anaesthesia. Leon is a director of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Pain Management Australia and an adjunct senior lecturer at Murdoch University. His passion for research and development focused on providing integrative medical solutions to improve patient quality of life led Leon to his current role as Head of Research and Innovation at Little Green Pharma a leading Australian human medicinal cannabis pharmaceutical company. Leon also leads a translational researcher group investigating a novel therapy for the treatment of chronic pain in humans via downregulation of sodium channel Nav1.7.

His clinical research interests are assessment and management of pain in patients’ incapable of self-reporting; intravenous fluid therapy; and utilisation of novel drug delivery technologies to optimise bioavailability and dosing efficacy of medicinal cannabis therapeutics.

Emma Johnson

BVSc, MVS (Murdoch), MVS (Melbourne), MVSc, MANZCVS, DACVAA
Emma graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from James Cook University in 2011. After some time in general practice, she completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Sydney and then an three year anaesthesia and analgesia residency at the University of Melbourne.

She passed her speciality board exams and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia in 2020. Emma is also a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Anaesthesia chapter.
Since 2019 Emma has been a veterinary anaesthetist at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH). Her interests include critical care anaesthesia, drug regulation &management and pain management, particularly local anaesthesia – with her Master’s thesis assessing the transversus abdominal plane local anaesthesia block in dogs.

Julian Lunn

BVSc MANZCVS MVetClinStud, Small Animal Surgeon
Dr Julian Lunn graduated from the University of Sydney in 1996. He spent the first four years in mixed practice in South-eastern NSW and Bath, UK. On returning to Australia, Julian took up a position at the University of Sydney’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital working in the primary accession and medicine referral services before commencing a residency in Small Animal Surgery in 2003.

He successfully gained membership in Small Animal Medicine in 2003 and in Small Animal Surgery in 2006.

Julian completed his surgical residency in 2007, having spent time at Murdoch University and Colorado State University as part of his training. He also graduated with a Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies after completing a thesis on Canine Neural Angiostrongyliasis.
In January 2008, Julian joined Veterinary Specialist Services, Australia’s largest and most comprehensive veterinary referral service offering Surgery, Medicine, Emergency, Oncology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Dentistry. VSS sees over 5000 new patients every year.

Through his time at both the University of Sydney and Veterinary Specialist Services, Julian has gained a wide experience in all areas of surgery from cardiothoracic, oncology and vascular to orthopaedic, neurological and trauma procedures.

Julian has been in Newcastle for the past 5 years, building a busy referring surgery practice at the Animal Referral and Emergency Centre in Newcastle before moving back to Queensland to start afresh at REDvets Toowoomba. While he misses the beaches, his three children are enjoying their new schools. Julian also spends one day a week working in the Teaching Hospital at the University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, providing clinical and teaching support as well as lecturing to the senior years.

What am I Looking at?! Simplify your Life by Using the Cytologic Algorithm

The cytologic algorithm is the foundation to cytologic evaluation. In this session we will cover an organized approach for interpreting what is being seen under the microscope. The participant will learn how to identify and interpret inflammatory patterns, cystic lesions, and neoplastic processes. The important process of determining whether a neoplasm is benign or malignant on cytology will also be covered, as well as exceptions to these rules as they pertain to certain tumor types.

Everything You Need To Know About Paroxysmal Dyskinesia

Paroxysmal dyskinesias (PDs) are episodic movement disorders in which abnormal movements are present only during attacks. Although increasingly being recognised they are often poorly characterised in the veterinary literature and are commonly mistaken for an epileptic seizure, both by owners and by vets. In this program, participants will learn through video footages how to recognise paroxysmal dyskinesia and differentiate these episodes from epileptic seizures. The current state of knowledge in the understanding, diagnosis and management of PDs will be discussed with emphasis on breed-specific PDs.

It’s Cancer: Plan for success. The comprehensive cancer centre approach

This is for primary care veterinarians as a guide for diagnosis and treatment of pets with cancer using case examples. In this program, participants will learn about the Comprehensive Cancer Centre Approach. The effective use of trilogy of surgery, medical oncology and radiation used alone or in combination is the centrepiece of Comprehensive Cancer Centre Approach.

The Key to Confident Cardiac Diagnostics: Finding and Measuring the Left Atrium

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Getting the Most From the Clinical Chemistry Panel

In this program, participants will learn about all aspects of the clinical chemistry panel, how to approach abnormalities and what organ systems may be affected. Some aspects will be a review but learning a consistent approach will ensure no abnormalities are overlooked. Organ systems reviewed will include renal, liver, GI and acid base. The session will be case based and more data points will be added as we progress through the session.

Musculoskeletal and soft tissue ultrasound made EASY!

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Enucleation: Why does this “simple” surgery often seem more complicated than the textbooks make it out to be?

Many practitioners, particularly new veterinary graduates, often do not feel comfortable removing a blind, painful eye that warrants enucleation. Surgeons are made more uncomfortable when performing an enucleation in a ruptured globe. This lecture will provide an overview of a subconjunctival enucleation (and why Dr. Giuliano prefers this approach over the transpalpebral method in her small animal patients), Further, this lecture will provide some useful tips to making this common procedure a more comfortable experience for both patient and veterinarian alike. Questions and discussion will be encouraged!

Making Sense of Abnormal Calcium Test Results in Dogs and Cats

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Management of Malocclusions in Puppies and Young Dogs

In this program, participants will gain further knowledge about the common malocclusions that we are currently seeing in puppies and young dogs. The occurrence of dental malocclusions in puppies and immature dogs seem to be on the rise, especially within the smaller breeds. Some of the reasons for this increase is due to the rise of the “pandemic puppy” breeding phenomenon, as well as a greater awareness and identification of abnormal bites amongst veterinarians and dog owners alike, when these puppies first present to their primary care veterinarian. This discussion will, firstly look at normal patterns of tooth eruption in dogs, secondly, describe what is considered to be a normal occlusion, according to breed standards, and finally, offer insights into the early detection of dental malocclusions, including treatment options available, including the best time to intervene, especially if the malocclusion is causing discomfort or pain (or may lead to future pain).

Acute Pancreatitis in the Cat: Clarifying the Conundrum!

Pancreatitis in the cat can be both a diagnostic, as well as a therapeutic challenge. Over the course of this lecture, we’ll examine the pathology of pancreatitis in the cat, evaluate diagnostic work-up and evaluation, and also look at treatment of the cat with acute – as well as chronic pancreatitis.

Cats with Thoracic Cancer? How radiology can help your diagnosis!

In this program, participants will develop and improve upon existing skills in the diagnosis of thoracic neoplasia in cats. Participants will be provided with many case examples of neoplasia of the lung, mediastinum and thoracic wall and skeletal structures. Radiography will be the emphasis of the imaging diagnosis and interpretation and some CT comparisons will also be provided. Examples of variations of diffuse pulmonary pathology can appear similar to neoplasia in cats will also be demonstrated. Case examples will be used to demonstrate interpretive principles of the lung, mediastinum and heart and how to develop next steps based on the radiographic findings.

Feline Arthritis: Under-recognised and Under-treated?

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Step-by-Step Guide to Wide Surgical Excision

Canine cutaneous mast cell tumours and soft tissue sarcomas are a common presentation in veterinary primary care practice. Prognosis and recurrence rate in these tumour populations is influenced by tumour grade and completeness of surgical excision, with wide surgical excision generally resulting in more favourable outcomes. This lecture will discuss which tumour types and locations are amenable to wide surgical excision, and what alternatives exist when wide excision is not feasible. Using plenty of intra-operative photos and videos, we will discuss in detail how to plan and execute a wide surgical excision with the goal of obtaining complete surgical margins, as well as tips for specimen handling and communication with the pathologist. Finally, methods to prevent some common post operative complications arising from wide excision of cutaneous masses will be discussed.

Acute Haemolytic Anaemia in the Cat

The cat with acute haemolytic anaemia requires detailed diagnostic evaluation, as well as careful patient management in order to achieve optimum outcome. Join Dr. Philip Judge, as he presents a sound, evidence-based approach to the cat with haemolytic anaemia!

A Case-Based Approach to Managing The Complex Chronic Pain Patient

Fewer cases can be more challenging to manage than a chronic pain patient suffering from multiple complex co-morbidities. This webinar will provide strategies to assist you to determine which patient outcomes should be priorities amid a ‘storm’ of contraindications, failing client compliance and diminishing quality of life. Drs Leon Warne and Emma Johnson will co-present this session, which will focus on provide practical real-world solutions to these challenging yet rewarding cases.

Brachycephalics - History and future directions of management

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