Continuing Education Courses

Course Catalog

AGILITY 4: Shoulder Injuries and Digit Injuries in Agility Dogs

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?
 
Live Webinar: Wed, October 12th, 2022 at 5:00PM PT (8:00PM Eastern Time)
Type Audience Credits Price
Webinar
Veterinarians
Veterinary Techs
Veterinary Staff
Student
Other
1.00 $40.00

AGILITY 5: Iliopsoas Injuries and CCLR in Agility Dogs

Course Description:
An in-depth look at iliopsoas muscle injuries and cruciate ligament rupture in agility dogs. How do you differentiate between these two common causes of hind limb lameness in agility dogs? What are current recommendations for rehabilitation after iliopsoas injury? What are the factors associated with increased or decreased risk of CCLR in agility dogs? Can a dog with CCLR return to high-level agility competition after TPLO or similar surgery? What is the prognosis after conservative or nonsurgical treatment? What factors are associated with successful return to competition?
 
Live Webinar: Wed, November 9th, 2022 at 5:00PM PT (8:00PM Eastern Time)
Type Audience Credits Price
Webinar
Veterinarians
Veterinary Techs
Veterinary Staff
Student
Other
1.00 $40.00

AGILITY 6: Working with the Traveling Competitor and Her Dogs

Course Description:
What are the unique veterinary needs of the competitor who travels extensively across the US or across the world to compete in agility and how can you, as their veterinarian, contribute to a safe travel plan? What are appropriate recommendations to prepare for travel via air or land with dogs of all sizes? How do you maintain biosecurity and infection control in diverse geographic areas? Is it appropriate to prescribe drugs such as metronidazole or carprofen “just in case” they’re needed?
 
Live Webinar: Wed, December 14th, 2022 at 5:00PM PT (8:00PM Eastern Time)
Type Audience Credits Price
Webinar
Veterinarians
Veterinary Techs
Veterinary Staff
Student
Other
1.00 $40.00