Agility 4: Shoulder Injuries and Digit Injuries in Agility Dogs

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On Demand Veterinarians, Veterinary Techs, Veterinary Staff 1.0

Live Webinar Recorded: Wed, October 12th, 2022

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Course Description:

An in-depth look at shoulder injuries and digit injuries in agility dogs. What types of injuries occur? What are the risk factors for injury? What factors influence likelihood of return to competition after digit amputation? What role do dew claws play in athletic function of agility dogs? What are the best options for treatment of shoulder injuries?

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Dr Arielle Pechette Markley
Arielle Pechette Markley 
Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Veterinarian
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center 
Dr Abigail Shoben
Debra Sellon 
Professor of Equine Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University
  1. Dr. Arielle Pechette Markley is a Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation veterinarian at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center. She graduated from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed certification in veterinary pain acupuncture, pain management (IVAPM), and canine rehabilitation (Canine Rehabilitation Institute). In 2018 Dr. Pechette Markley moved to The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center to help start their Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation program. Research interests include biomechanics, pathophysiology, prevention. and treatment of sport-specific injuries in dogs competing in agility competitions. She currently competes in agility with her 2-year-old Border Collie, Jax. Her research profile may be found at this link.
  2. Dr. Debra Sellon is Professor of Equine Medicine and a faculty member in the Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Equine Medicine and Critical Care services. She graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University. She completed a large animal rotating internship at Texas A M University followed by a residency in large animal internal medicine and a PhD studying viruses and immunology at North Carolina State University. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed veterinary publications on topics including equine infectious diseases, equine pain management, and canine agility dog health. She has competed in agility for more than 20 years with 6 Border Collies, a Sheltie, and a Papillon. Read more at this link from Washington State University.

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