Webinars for the whole veterinary team

Urinary Quick Bites Webinar Series

Speakers
Dr. Tanya Van Der Pryt
Dr. Tamara Brown
Dr. Alison Ferguson

Start Date
October 28, 2021
November 24, 2021
November 30, 2021
Free Webinar brought to you by Hill’s Pet Nutrition Canada
Lecture 1 – Tackling Feline Lower Urinary Tract Signs
with Tanya Van Der Pryt
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.

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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Lecture 2 – Lutter Contre Les Signes De Maladie Des Voies Urinaires Inférieures Félines (French)
with Dr. Tamara Brown
This presentation delivered in French, 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. A case study is described in the section on feline idiopathic cystitis.

Tamara Brown

DVM, BSc

Dr. Brown graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2014, after which she returned to her home town of Montreal to work as a companion animal veterinarian. In 2016, Dr. Brown was offered a teaching position at Vanier College in Animal Health Technology. She taught a variety of courses including Laboratory Animals, Pathology, Research Methods, and Nursing and Radiology. Vanier College provided Dr. Brown the opportunity to be a member of the Universal Design for Learning task force, focusing on accessibility and providing educational tools to the entire college community. Dr. Brown quickly developed a love for all things pedagogy and as such she took up a part-time position as a Pedagogical Counsellor at the college while still teaching in Animal Health. In the summer of 2018, Dr. Brown took the position of Professional Consulting Veterinarian with Hill's Pet Nutrition Canada, bringing her passion for education to the company.

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Lecture 3 – Tackling Feline Lower Urinary Tract Signs
with Alison Ferguson
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.

Alison Ferguson

DVM, CCRP

Dr. Alison Ferguson, DVM, CCRP earned her veterinary degree from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan in 2012. Prior to joining Hill’s Pet Nutrition, she worked in small animal general practice in her hometown of St. John’s, Newfoundland, and Toronto, Ontario for several years. In 2015, Dr. Ferguson earned her Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner certification from the University of Tennessee, and practiced in this capacity throughout her clinical career. In 2017, Dr. Ferguson joined Hill’s Pet Nutrition Canada and in 2018, became the Hill’s Professional Consulting Veterinarian for Ontario, Canada.

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Tackling Feline Lower Urinary Tract Signs
Dr. Tanya Van Der Pryt

Lutter Contre Les Signes De Maladie Des Voies Urinaires Inférieures Félines (French)
Dr. Tamara Brown

Tackling Feline Lower Urinary Tract Signs
Dr. Alison Ferguson