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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
Cette présentation (en français) aborde les causes courantes des signes cliniques des voies urinaires inférieures félines (SVUIF) et examine la gestion des trois causes profondes les plus courantes des SVUIF – la cystite idiopathique féline (CIF), les urolithes et les bouchons urétraux – avec un accent sur la nutrition et la gestion du stress. Une étude de cas est décrite dans la section sur la cystite idiopathique féline.

Tamara Brown

DVM, BSc

Dre Tamara Brown a obtenu son diplôme vétérinaire du Ontario Veterinary College en 2014, après quoi elle est retournée dans sa ville natale de Montréal pour travailler comme vétérinaire pour animaux de compagnie. En 2016, la Dre Brown a commencé un poste d'enseignante au CÉGEP Vanier en techniques de santé animale. Le CÉGEP Vanier a donné à la Dre Brown l'occasion de faire partie du groupe de travail sur la conception universelle de l'apprentissage, en se concentrant sur l'accessibilité et en fournissant des outils pédagogiques à l'ensemble de la communauté collégiale. La Dre Brown a rapidement développé une passion pour la pédagogie, à ce titre, elle a occupé un poste à temps partiel de conseillère pédagogique au collège tout en enseignant en techniques de santé animale. À l'été 2018, la Dre Brown a occupé le poste de vétérinaire consultante professionnelle chez Hill's Pet Nutrition Canada, apportant sa passion pour l'éducation à l'entreprise. La Dre Brown est toujours basée à Montréal, mais voyage dans tout l'est du Canada dans son rôle avec Hill's.

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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

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

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Tackling Feline Lower Urinary Tract Signs
Dr. Alison Ferguson

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