Ontario Animal Health Network Veterinary Podcasts Veterinary Podcast station of the Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) in Canada- we can also be downloaded from iTunes

July 15, 2021  

The OAHN bovine quarterly podcast report gives a quick update on laboratory data from Q1, an overview on risk of lead toxicosis in cattle, and a global surveillance update focusing on Lumpy Skin Disease.  For more information, veterinarians can login to access full quarterly reports at www.oahn.ca.

April 15, 2021  

Dr. Cynthia Miltenburg of the OAHN Bovine network speaks with Dr. Jessica Gordon, a veterinarian and assistant professor in Ruminant Health Management at the Ontario Veterinary College, regarding a recent surveillance project on gastrointestinal parasites in cattle including management and how to help avoid increasing resistance issues. For more information on the project, veterinarians can login to www.oahn.ca

February 19, 2021  

The OAHN mini-podcast series on COVID-19 precautions in veterinary clinics features quick 3-5 minute “lighting rounds” with advice and tips from infection control expert and University of Guelph professor Dr. Scott Weese.

If you have a COVID-19 related question about which you’d like to hear a podcast or mini-podcast, please email us at oahn@uoguelph.ca.  Also check out our COVID-19 resources page for veterinarians. Stay safe!

January 27, 2021  

The OAHN mini-podcast series on COVID-19 precautions in veterinary clinics features quick 3-5 minute “lighting rounds” with advice and tips from infection control expert and University of Guelph professor Dr. Scott Weese.

If you have a COVID-19 related question about which you’d like to hear a podcast or mini-podcast, please email us at oahn@uoguelph.ca.  Also check out our COVID-19 resources page for veterinarians. Stay safe!

January 10, 2020  

Dr. Maureen Anderson of the OAHN Companion Animal network speaks with Dr. Doug DeBoer, Professor of Dermatology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD), regarding canine staphylococcal pyoderma; including management and treatment of antimicrobial resistant infections, and how to help avoid increasing resistance issues.

For more information on antimicrobial stewardship and canine superficial bacterial folliculitis, veterinarians can login to access these and other infographic resources at www.oahn.ca:

https://oahn.ca/resources/infographic-itchy-dogs-topical-treatments-culture-critical-cases/

https://oahn.ca/resources/infographic-using-the-best-medicine-reducing-antibiotic-use/

February 8, 2019  

OAHN Equine Network co-lead Dr. Alison Moore, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, DACVSMR from OMAFRA is joined by board-certified clinical pathologist, Dr. Janet Beeler-Marfisi, BA, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVP, to discuss interpretation of CBC, biochemical and endocrine profile data in equine athletes. Join them as they have a lively discussion on the interpretation of WBC changes (the “flipped differential”), GGT, the iron panel, and so much more!

November 21, 2018  

Companion Animal Network co-lead Dr. Maureen Anderson, DVM, DVSc, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)  from OMAFRA is joined by board-certified internal medicine specialist Dr. Bronwyn Rutland, BSc, BVMS, DACVIM to discuss chronic diarrhea in dogs and cats. They discuss what chronic diarrhea is, common causes,  infectious diseases, management strategies (including fecal transplantation), diagnostic approaches, and much more.

September 12, 2018  

With such a hot summer, and with more heat around the corner, we decided to give some top tips on how to submit your lab samples during hot weather.

Today, we are joined by Dr. Michelle Evason, an internal medicine specialist and associate professor of small animal internal medicine at the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of PEI. Dr. Evason discusses the different types of ticks in Ontario and the types of diseases they cause in dogs, including anaplasmosis, erlichiosis, and more. As well, Dr. Evason discusses diseases that are not yet in Canada, but have been found in the Northern U.S.

Other resources on tick-borne disease:

Ticks and Lyme Disease in Ontario: What's the Real Risk?

Worms and Germs Tick Tracker

Parasite Prevalence Maps

CDC: Geographic distribution of ticks that bite humans

 

March 28, 2018  

We are joined by Dr. Maureen Anderson from OMAFRA and the OAHN Companion Animal network, who discusses the current status of rabies in Ontario. Dr. Anderson outlines current risks, how rabies is transmitted, and what you can do as a pet owner or vet if you think a pet has come in contact with a rabid animal. As well, Dr. Anderson explains where you can go for further resources about rabies in Ontario.

To access the OMAFRA rabies resource page, click here: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/ahw/rabies.htm

Veterinarians can contact an OMAFRA veterinarian for assistance with the risk assessment, if needed, by calling the Agriculture Information Contact Centre (AICC) at 1-877-424-1300.

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