The Scalpel

Neurology, What's Your Diagnosis?

What’s Your Diagnosis?

by Dr. Andrew Barker, Neurology, Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital An 8-month old male intact German Shepherd presented to the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital for an approximate two-day history of hind-limb deficits. The dog slipped while playing three days before; however, he was walking normally and seemed comfortable. The following day the dog was normal in the… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?

TAVM Board of Directors

The TAVM Board of Directors have joined forces with The Justice League to provide stimulating CE for DVMs in the GTA!! We need YOU to join us in our quest: 1. Contact us for more information on how to get involved with the Board. Enjoy perks like; free dinner provided at each Board Meeting; CE hours for time spent on Board activities; discounted membership fee; time away from your hectic life for some fun and camaraderie! (Superhero Costumes are optional) 2. Share your interesting cases with us and we will post it in the "Scalpel" section of our website. 3. Join the TAVM and attend the epic Veterinary and Hospital Subscription Series - monthly CE events held at Dave and Buster's. 4. Follow (and Like) us on Facebook and Twitter!

Neurology, What's Your Diagnosis?

What’s Your Diagnosis?

by Dr. Jonathan Huska A 6 month old, intact female Yorkshire Terrier was referred to the Toronto Veterinary Referral Hospital (TVRH) Neurology Service with an approximately 10 day history of cervical spinal pain. Clinical signs were initially reported as yelping in pain while holding the head low with a guarded neck carriage. There was no… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?

What's Your Diagnosis?

What’s Your Diagnosis?

By Norm Nasser BSc DVM Wallie, a 7 year old male castrated Husky, was brought to the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital with a 2 day history of projectile vomiting. His owner reported that Wallie had a problem with chronic vomiting, doing so weekly for many years. It was confirmed with the owner that Wallie was… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?

Practice Management

Peer Advisory Conversation – Your Contribution to Self-Regulation

By Kim Lambert, DVM, MSc Associate Registrar, Quality Practice College of Veterinarians of Ontario The College of Veterinarians of Ontario has introduced the Peer Advisory Conversation, a voluntary pilot program that is underway until 2019. The purpose of the pilot is to develop a program that instills public trust in the quality of care provided… Continue reading Peer Advisory Conversation – Your Contribution to Self-Regulation

Practice Management

Lease Termination Tips for Veterinarian Tenants

By: Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton – The Lease Coach While it’s not that common of a scenario, a veterinarian tenant may consider terminating his/her commercial lease. As we explain in our book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, there are various reasons why you would want or need to do so. Terminating your… Continue reading Lease Termination Tips for Veterinarian Tenants