Ontario Animal Health Network Veterinary Podcasts Veterinary Podcast station of the Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) in Canada- we can also be downloaded from iTunes

October 17, 2017  

Part 2 of a 5-part podcast series, where our OAHN Equine Network veterinarians answer top equine professionals' questions about equine strangles.

We are joined by Ontario equine veterinarian Dr. Chris Grossenbacher, who answers the following questions:

 

"Is strangles hard to clear from a farm once an infection has been established?

"There seems to be a lot of difference in opinion on whether to treat strangles of let it run its course; what's the best thing to do? i.e. Should we be treating with penicillin at the first onset of a fever?"

"What is bastard strangles? Are there different risks or specific procedures and protocols to follow when dealing with bastard strangles?"

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October 11, 2017  

This is part 1 of a 5-part podcast series, where our OAHN Equine Network veterinarians answer top equine professionals' questions about equine strangles.

Today we are joined by Dr. Memo Arroyo, from the Ontario Veterinary College. Dr. Arroyo answers many questions, including: "If my horse has recovered from strangles, can I assume that he has cleared the organisms and will never get it again?" and "How does a horse become a carrier and how would it be identified?"

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September 13, 2017  

We are joined by Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager at the Honey Bee Research Centre at the University of Guelph, to discuss the work that goes on at the Honey Bee Research Centre. Mr. Kelly details the education side of the Centre, including outreach, tours, available courses, and public education. 

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In part 4 of 4 of our Raw Food series, we are joined by Dr. Adronie Verbrugghe, board certified veterinary nutritionist and research chair from the OVC. We discuss raw and homemade food diets from a nutritionist perspective. 

Check out Part 1Part 2, and Part 3 of our raw food series, where we discuss raw food diets from an infectious disease perspective.

 This podcast is 20 mins in length.

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In part 3 of our Raw Food series, we are joined by Dr. Adronie Verbrugghe, board certified veterinary nutritionist and research chair from the OVC. We discuss raw and homemade food diets from a nutritionist perspective. 

Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of our raw food series, where we discuss raw food diets from an infectious disease perspective.

This podcast is 11 minutes in length.

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In part 2 of our Raw Food Series, we are again joined by board certified internal medicine specialist from the Ontario Veterinary College Dr. Scott Weese to discuss raw food diets for pets. Dr. Weese discusses the top 3 concerns with raw food diets, nutritional analysis, risks, how to discuss raw food diets with pet owners, and much more. You can access part 1 by clicking here, and stay tuned for parts 3 and 4, where we will be talking to Dr. Adronie Verbrugghe about raw food nutrition. 

This podcast is 11 minutes in length.

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Today, we are joined by board certified internal medicine specialist from the Ontario Veterinary College Dr. Scott Weese to discuss raw food diets for pets. We discuss the science behind raw food diets, including what raw food diets are, the risks that can come with raw food diets, nutritional adequacy, and much more. We will be posting part 2 in the coming weeks.

This podcast is 15 minutes in length.

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June 22, 2017  

Wael Haddad, Apiary Data Coordinator at OMAFRA and co-lead of the OAHN Bee Network, is joined by Mylee Nordin, coordinator and professor at the Commercial Beekeeping Program at Niagara College, to discuss how the beekeeping program was started, advantages of enrolling, and much more.

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May 17, 2017  

We talk to Les Eccles, tech-transfer program lead with the Ontario Beekeepers' Association, about resources that are available to new and experienced beekeepers in Ontario. Les discusses the resources that are provided by the OBA and other associations, as well as how to figure out which online resources are reliable. Les also goes over the big issues affecting the industry.

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We are joined by Dr. Andrew Peregrine, BVMS, PhD, DVM, Diplomate EVPC, Diplomate ACVM (Veterinary Parasitology), Clinical Parasitologist at the Ontario Veterinary College, and Jonathon Kotwa, master's candidate in the department of pathobiology at the OVC. Dr. Peregrine and Mr. Kotwa discuss alveolar echinococcosis and human alveolar echinococcosis. As well, they discuss life cycle of echinococcis multilocularis, how it is transmitted, and who can host the disease.

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