Give back to the veterinary community when you choose VetFolio for your online CE in 2016!

During the month of December, VetFolio is offering 20 percent off the regular subscription price for all veterinary practices, plus a free annual practice subscription for an animal shelter, nonprofit hospital, wildlife rescue or other qualifying nonprofit organization of your choice. AAHA-accredited hospitals will receive 25 percent off the regular price.

VetFolio’s practice subscriptions include a full year of CE courses and certificate programs, articles, point-of-care documents, NAVC Conference Proceedings, videos and podcasts, a fully-moderated online community and more.

Just select your practice plan and use the promo code HOLIDAY2015 at to register.

Remember, access to your subscription begins immediately. Check out the new lineup of on-demand Web conferences available in December, including:

Canine Hypothyroidism: Recognition and Management

Nov. 30-Dec. 13, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Ellen Behrend

Brought to you by Merck Animal Health

Canine hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder seen in most veterinary practices. Misdiagnosis is easy, however, so recognizing the clinical signs and correct test interpretation is critical. In this presentation, Ellen Behrend, VMD, MS, PhD, DACVIM, will cover clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of the disease.

At the end of this Web conference, you will:

  • Be aware of the clinical manifestations of hypothyroidism and their relative frequency
  • Be familiar with the test options and their correct interpretation
  • Understand therapeutic options and their appropriate use and monitoring

How Do We Know They Hurt? Looking For, Recognizing, and Assessing Acute Pain in Cats

Dec. 14-27, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Sheilah Robertson

Brought to you by Elanco

One of the main obstacles to treating acute pain in cats is our ability to recognize and in some way measure their pain. Assessment of pain relies heavily on understanding feline behavior and how this changes due to illness or after traumatic injuries and surgery. Fear, stress and pain are unpleasant emotions that must be addressed in a clinical setting to ensure good welfare and positive outcomes. This learning session will be based on real-life cases and will show images and videos that demonstrate the benefits of robust, multimodal analgesic protocols.

At this presentation, participants will:

  • Learn why anticipating and recognizing pain is vital to a good outcome for our feline patients
  • Learn which validated feline-specific pain tools are available for assessing acute pain and how to use these tools
  • Leave with skills and tools they can use immediately in a clinical setting

To learn more about these and other VetFolio Web conferences, visit

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