Giant VMX Veterinary Meeting and Feline Pain Meeting Which You Can Attend


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Gene O’Neill is CEO of North American Veterinary Community and the VMX veterinary meeting –  the largest continuing education event for veterinary professionals, representing 82 countries, the Show of Shows. He explains HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, how this matters to you as a pet parent. There’s also a discussion about AI in veterinary medicine.

You’re Invited to Health Breakthroughs for EveryCat: Being PURRfectly Clear on Feline Pain

Hear Dr. Tammy Grubb, president of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management and adjunct professor at Washington State University, discusses a Feline Health Symposium, Health Breakthroughs for EveryCat: Being PURRfectly Clear on Feline Pain, presented by the EveryCat Health Foundation and the Feline Health Center at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. This event is for both veterinary professionals and cat parents who simply want to better understand cats. Learn more HERE. Attendance can be in person at the event in Raleigh, NC or virtual.

Dr. Grubb also talks pain in cats – and reveals what wasn’t known just a few years ago. For example, in humans, there’s a link between chronic pain and depression and she suggests the same is actually true for dogs and cats. She explains how and why cats mask pain in so many ways. In general, you’re looking for behavior and/or mobility changes.  So, what do you do about pain in cats, and one of the answers is a new and exciting drug specifically approved for cats. Solensia is a monoclonal antibody, what she calls an “amazing platform,” and explains how it works (and how safe this is for cats).

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Here’s a link to the WGN Radio Petcast which conversations include deep dive on various topics, from dog aggression to what makes a good clients to how dogs learn to ear issues with various experts.