All you ever needed to know about joint disease in cats and dogs
This course will give an up to date review of the new treatment options for the commonly seen joint diseases in dogs and cats. ‘Do I really need to cut the tibia to treat a cruciate rupture?’ The options for treating the enigma of the arthritic canine elbow will be discussed, with practical tips for accurately interpreting elbow radiographs. Hip dysplasia will be covered in detail including new genetic testing and when to refer for joint replacement. The day will include the latest on treatment of osteochondrosis lesions and how to effectively diagnose and treat ligamentous injuries of the carpus and tarsus. Joint luxations and miscellaneous conditions will also be covered and you will be shown how to get good joint tap samples every time.