Being Itchy Stinks!

Staying up all night with an itchy dog or cat can be very frustrating for a pet owner and even more frustrating for the pet.

The Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (CAVD) has partnered up with Royal Canin and Zoetis to initiate the ‘Empathy for Itch’, awareness and education campaign. The goal is to enhance the pet owner’s awareness of what is normal and when to seek veterinary care for early medical treatment with the emphasis on ‘Itchy pet, see your vet’.


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Get the inside itch on our 3 part Empathy For Itch: DERMATOLOGY IS TOUGH, COMMUNICATION CAN BE HARDER podcast series. Where special guests talk about how each team member plays a critical role in dermatology and communication.

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Empathy for Itch: Dermatology Is Tough, Communication Can Be Harder

Thursday, August 19, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. (EDT)

Clear communication is an important factor in improving patient outcomes in veterinary dermatology, and each member of a veterinary team plays a critical role in supporting this communication with pet owners. How can you contribute to maintaining effective communication within your team?

Join us for an expert panel discussion on dermatology communication from each team member’s perspective.