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16 April 2019 10:00 - 16 April 2019 17:00

Developing confidence in canine practice: Approach to common respiratory diseases in the dog

Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park Quedgeley Gloucestershire, GL2 2AB

Date: Tuesday 16th April 2019
Speaker: Mike Martin
Venue: Woodrow House, Gloucester

Fees: BSAVA Member £200
Non Member £300

To gain an understanding of the common respiratory conditions in dog; learning to recognise inspiratory versus expiratory dyspnoea and therefore a logical diagnostic approach. How to take good chest radiographs and interpret the various lung and chest conditions. Learn how to obtain good BAL samples and take Trucut biopsies and prepare them to post to a cytologist.

Learning objectives

  • Dyspnoea- and how to understand respiratory sounds

  • The coughing dog: A practical approach to a frustrating clinical sign

  • Understanding cardiothoracic radiology, what’s important to know

  • How to perform a proper BAL (bronchoavleolar lavage) and prepare it for submission to the cytologist.

  • Pleural and mediastinal disease

  • How to perform a Trucut biopsy – easier than you think.

  • Respiratory case quiz: a selection of problem cases and how to approach them.


Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

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