Veterinary CE Webinars

Earn free CE credit and learn about nutrition from the comfort of your own home. Each webinar will be brought to you by Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets or the Purina Institute, and will feature a new topic and expert speaker.

Watch past webinars now or register to stream upcoming live webinars – all free! Webinars will take place Wednesdays at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST. 

My Dog Is Itchy! But I Already Changed The Diet….Food Allergies, Diagnosis, & Client Management

8/18/21 

Galia Sheinberg, MVZ ESP DLACVD

In this webinar, Dr. Galia Sheinberg will discuss the frequent food allergies or adverse food reactions (AFR) challenges that veterinarians face and cover the most important aspects of diagnosing and managing patients with AFR.

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Decoding Feline and Canine Lower Urinary Tract Signs and the Role of Nutrition in their Management

9/1/21 

Lauren Pagliughi, DVM

In this webinar, Dr. Lauren Pagliughi will discuss how to accurately differentiate medical causes of inappropriate urination from behavioral causes, how to leverage diagnostics to drive therapeutic management of LUTS, and much more.

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Why Isn’t the Weight Coming Off? Strategies for Successful Weight Loss

9/22/21 

Deborah Linder, DVM, MS, DACVN

In this webinar, Dr. Deborah Linder will discuss traditional and nontraditional strategies for successful weight loss in dogs and cats.

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Growing Old Gracefully: Nutritional Management of the Senior Pet

10/6/21 

Jason Gagne, DVM, DACVN

In this webinar, Dr. Jason Gagne will discuss the three main factors that influence the length of patients’ lives, how nutrition impacts overall health, and much more.

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The Struggle Is Real: Business Solutions During Covid And Beyond

On Demand 

Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

In this webinar, Dr. Lance Roasa presents many ideas that you can put into place immediately for creating efficiency, client loyalty, team member training and focusing your practice and wellness to thrive in the current environment and beyond.

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Update On The Management Of Stress-Associated Illnesses In Cats

On Demand 

Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVM (SAIM)

In this webinar, Dr. Michael Lappin discusses a variety of clinical problems that are exacerbated by stress in cats and can be difficult to treat. He will also provide an update on the recent studies using stress relief to aid in the management.

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Rational Approach To Diagnosis & Management Of Chronic Enteropathies In Dogs

On Demand 

Stanley Marks (BVSc, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM, Oncology) DACVN

In this webinar, Dr. Stanley Marks discusses the 3 primary forms of chronic enteropathy in dogs and how chronic enteropathy encompasses chronic intestinal disease associated with a variety of clinical signs.

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How a Labrador Opened my Eyes: Seeing Opportunity in the Dreaded Obesity + OA Duo

On Demand 

Ross H. Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVS

In this webinar, Dr. Palmer discusses the Purina Lifespan Study, address how frustration and doubt may undermine a doctor’s effectiveness in client communication and patient treatment, and demonstrate restorations of life quality through nutritional management and rehabilitation.

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Practical Tips for the Management of Microbiome Dysbiosis

On Demand

Jan Suchodolski, DrMedVet, PhD, AGAF, DACVM

In this webinar, Dr. Jan Suchodolski discusses the different mechanisms of old and novel treatment approaches to dysbiosis, such as dietary modulation, probiotics, fecal microbiota transplantation, and antibiotics.

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Synbiotic Action: Combining Probiotic Bacteria and Prebiotic Fiber to Support Companion Animal Health

On Demand 

Julie Spears, MS, PhD

In this webinar, Dr. Julie Spears discusses the importance of intestinal bacteria when it comes to maintaining digestive health.

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Nutritional Management of Canine Epilepsy and Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

On Demand

Callie Harris, DVM

In this webinar, Dr. Harris discusses how to diagnose idiopathic epilepsy and canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome and current therapy options, including potential adverse effects of medications, for both diseases. 

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Updates on the Management of Feline Chronic Kidney Disease

On Demand

Jessica Quimby, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

In this webinar, Dr. Quimby discusses common metabolic disturbance and secondary complications associated with feline CKD and more. 

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Frustrating Felines: Inappetent Cats

On Demand

Diane Delmain, DVM, DABVP

In this webinar, Dr. Delmain discusses factors that stimulate appetite in cats and a multimodal approach to treating inappetent cats.  

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Winter Resilience: Staying Mentally Warm During the Coldest Season

On Demand

 

Julie Squires, BA, CCFS

Dr. Squires discusses that, while the veterinary industry is busier than ever, it is also optimal to use this time as a time to take better care of yourself and set yourself up for even more success long after the pandemic is over.

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Brain food: the impact of nutrition on brain health in development and aging

On Demand

 

Raj Naik, DVM, DACVN

Dr. Raj Naik discusses how targeted nutrition can help support brain function and how nutrition for brain health is often overlooked.

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It is all about Sugar: Management of Diabetes Mellitus

On Demand

Cynthia Ward, VMD, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Dr. Cynthia Ward discusses the approach to diagnosis and treatment of diabetes mellitus with a particular emphasis on monitoring.

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Management tips for urolithiasis treatment and prevention

On Demand

 

Jodi Westropp, DVM, DACVIM, PhD

Dr. Jodi Westropp discusses universal strategies for urolithiasis management, including stone removal and tailored non-invasive protocols for canine and feline struvite urolithiasis.

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Novel Nutritional Approach in Managing Feline Allergen Fel d 1

On Demand

 

Ebenezer Satyaraj, PhD, Director Molecular Nutrition, Nestlé Purina Research

In this webinar, Dr. Ebenezer Satyaraj discusses the scientific basis of a novel approach to simply, safely, and effectively neutralize Fel d 1, the most potent feline allergen, utilizing anti-Fel d 1 IgY antibodies added to feline diets.

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New Insights Into Canine Epilepsy Management

On Demand

Holger Volk, DVM, PGCAP, PhD, DECVM, FHEA, MRCVS

Dr. Holger Volk discusses the nutritional options in the management of canine epileptic patients, which antiepleptic drugs have the highest efficacy, and how treatment of canine epilepsy can still include side effects and other factors that impact canine quality of life.

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Tapping into those ‘Gut Feelings’: Impact of B. longum (BL999) on anxiety in dogs

On Demand

Ragen McGowan, PhD, Research Scientist, Nestlé Purina

Dr. Ragen McGowan shares a broad overview of the impact of diet on behavior in dogs with specific recommendations for potential intervention that shows promise in alleviating signs of anxiety in dogs.

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Answering Common Pet Owner Questions

On Demand

Laura Eirmann, DVM, DACVN

Dr. Laura Eirmann provides information which will help the veterinary team counsel pet owners on topics that are relevant to the needs of their pet. 

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Intestinal Microbiota and Dysbiosis-Diagnosis and Metabolic Consequences

On Demand

Jan Suchodolski, MedVet, PhD, AGAF, DACVM (Immunology)

Dr. Jan Suchodolski discusses intestinal microbiota in health and disease, explores methods for evaluating the intestinal microbiota, teaches how to diagnose intestinal dysbiosis and more.

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Update on Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs and Cats

On Demand

Deb Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Dr. Deb Greco explores the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats, understanding the clinical appearance of type 2 diabetes mellitus, insulin types and more.

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Clinical Research Experiences with Probiotics

On Demand

Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Dr. Michael Lappin reviews what is known about the probiotics used in dogs and cats, with an emphasis on peer-reviewed, published studies.

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Hydration Fixation: Beyond the Water Bowl

On Demand

Jason Gagné, DVM, DACVN

Dr. Jason Gagné reviews water balance in cats and discusses methods for calculating daily water requirements, including the influence of diet composition on fluid intake.

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Probiotic Therapy: The Gut and Beyond

On Demand

Callie Harris, DVM

Dr. Callie Harris describes characteristics of a safe and effective probiotic and explains when and how to use such probiotics.

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