Bandaging (Available on YouTube)
A good bandage is one that stays on without slipping or causing problems. A bad bandage is one that keeps on coming back or causes serious problems to the patient. The difference between a good and a bad bandage is in the details, all of which are presented in these videos.
Cystotomies (Online)
Urolith recurrence is a common problem in small animals is often due to tiny stones left behind at surgery. This course demonstrates ways to efficiently and thoroughly do a cystotomy for the removal uroliths.

Exploratory Laparotomy (Online)
This course explains how to ensure that your ex lap will have a successful outcome. Never again will you come out of an ex lap empty handed.

Femoral Head Ostectomy (Online)
This course offers a detailed explanation and demonstration of the FHO surgery, beginning with the relevant surgical anatomy. It also covers post-operative management, instrumentation, complications and case selection.

Gastric Dilation Volvulus (Online)
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Gastrointestinal Surgeries (Online)
This course uses narrated slides and videos to show you how and when to do various GI surgeries. It is appropriate for both the novice and seasoned surgeon.

Hind Limb Amputations (Online)

Hind limb amputations are performed for a variety of reasons.  In this workshop the indications and their appropriate level of amputation are explored. The mid-femoral and disarticulation amputations are discussed in detail and have accompanying narrated videos of the procedures. 

Lamenesses: Diagnosis, Treatments and Prognosis (Online)

In this workshop we will discuss how to diagnose the various non-traumatic lamenesses; what their treatment options are and the pet’s likely prognosis based on the treatment plan.

Lumpectomies: Basics and Beyond (Online)
This course uses narrated slides and videos to show the participant how to successfully and thoroughly remove benign subdermal and dermal masses in dogs and cats. Basic and more advanced closure techniques are described.

Managing Osteoarthritis (Online)

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a very common problem in small animal patients. It can be managed using by “applying a band-aid” or it can be managed so that the pet can enjoy a better quality of life for a longer period of time. As with all our workshops; the information offered is evidence-based and blended with years of personal experience.


Managing Urethral Obstructions in the dog (Online)
The information in this course will ensure efficient and successful dislodgement of urethral calculi in the male dog. A step by step description of the urethrotomy procedure is also included for the few cases in which the stone cannot be dislodged.

Managing urethral obstructions in the cat (formerly: Perineal Urethrostomies)(Online)

In this course, Dr Sylvestre (Diplomate ACVS/ECVS) describes how to manage the blocked cat’s bladder which includes cystocentesis, catheterization techniques, catheterization mishaps and when to consider the Perineal Urethrostomy (PU) surgery.

Dr Nancy Brock (Diplomate ACVAA) discusses stabilizing and safely sedating or anesthetizing this often tricky patient. Finally there is a detailed description on how to do the Perineal Urethrostomy surgery, how to prepare and what to expect; and, a fully narrated video of the surgery itself.

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