Otitis externa is a common problem for dogs and is often a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Learning to effectively manage otitis is an important part of small animal practice and can be a major area of practice growth. Management of otitis externa is dependent on identifying and controlling the primary and secondary causes and predisposing and perpetuating factors whenever possible. Inadequate treatment and failure to reverse progressive pathologic responses often leads to treatment failures or recurrences. The treatment of otitis externa often requires a complete plan that will involve proper cleaning and topical and systemic treatments. After participating in this free Web conference, you will be able to more effectively manage canine otitis externa and: 

  • Avoid common otitis treatment failure
  • Prevent chronic progressive pathologic changes, reducing recurrences
  • Clean and flush ears by learning proper techniques
  • Apply preferred topical and systemic therapies

Title: Canine Otitis Externa: My Favorite Topical and Systemic Treatments 
Dates: June 15-28, 2015
Sponsor: Merck Animal Health
Speaker: Wayne Rosenkrantz, DVM, DACVD, Animal Dermatology Clinic, Tustin, Calif. 

Dr. Rosenkrantz is a 1982 UC Davis graduate. He completed a private practice internship and joined Dr. Craig Griffin for a residency training program in 1983. His program was combined with interaction at the Medical School at UC Irvine and he achieved diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) in 1986. He has served on the ACVD and Australian Board of Examiners. He is past chairman of the ACVD Research Funding Committee and has served on multiple past and present World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology Organization committees. He is also currently a board member of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD). Rosenkrantz was awarded the DVM Pharmaceutical Award of Excellence for his contributions to veterinary dermatology. He actively lectures throughout the U.S. and abroad and has been an instructor for the European School of Advanced Veterinary Studies since 2005. He is also a clinical instructor for the Western Veterinary Medicine College in Pomona, California, for his involvement in clinical rotations of veterinary students at the Tustin location. He has authored many articles and book chapters on small animal and equine dermatology. 

Register for this Web conference today! 


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