Michael J. Day

  • Webinar starts at 8:30 pm on Thu 12th October, 2017
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The aim of this webinar is to discuss how the latest global guidelines for the vaccination of dogs and cats might be applied in UK veterinary practice.  The presentation will review core and non-core vaccination for puppies and kittens, as well as adult dogs and high-risk and low-risk adult cats.  Decision-making for selection of non-core vaccines will be considered.  Incorporating in-house serological testing for canine core virus antigens (canine distemper virus, canine adenovirus and canine parvovirus-2) and feline parvovirus into the vaccine decision-making process will be discussed.  The delivery of vaccination as one part of a holistic preventive healthcare package (via the annual health check) is a key concept to communicate to clients and an ideal strategy for practice building.

Michael Day is Director of Pathology for Asia Veterinary Diagnostics, a diagnostic laboratory serving veterinarians in Hong Kong, mainland China and Singapore.  He is Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Pathology at the University of Bristol.  Michael has published widely in the field of immunopathology and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Comparative Pathology.  He is a Past President of the BSAVA.  Michael is chairman of the WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines Group and the WSAVA One Health Committee and is Vice-President of the WSAVA Foundation and a member of the AFSCAN Project Board.

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