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Paracetamol for the management of pain in dogs

Paracetamol for the management of pain in dogs

By doing this module you will:

  • be aware of current knowledge about how paracetamol works

  • know the contents and licensed use of Pardale-V tablets for dogs

  • be aware of the amount of clinical research knowledge on paracetamol in dogs

  • know the adverse effects of paracetamol, and the dangers of overdose.

  • know what to say to clients about the use of paracetamol in dogs

New parasiticides for sale over the counter

New parasiticides for sale over the counter

Several parasiticides that previously were only available on prescription (as POM-Vs) have been reclassified so they can now be sold without a prescription by a vet, SQP or pharmacist (NFA-VPS). 

By doing this module you will:

  • Update your knowledge on the legal supply categories for veterinary medicines.

  • Find out which products have been reclassified.

  • Learn key points about the products.

  • Be aware of how they fit into the existing range of products.

Which tick product?

Which tick product?

By doing this module you will:

  • Understand how ticks can affect pets' health

  • Know the ingredients in tick preventive products

  • Be aware of what type of tick prevention products are available on prescription

  • Know the key factors affecting product choice.

Taking pets abroad

Taking pets abroad

By doing this module you will:

  • know the main parasite risks for pets visiting mainland Europe;
  • understand how pets can become infected;
  • know where to find information about parasite distribution;
  • understand the drug and non-drug measures that help prevent infection in pets.

Parasite protection for cats

Parasite protection for cats

By doing this module you will:

  • know the five most important parasites 
  • understand why cats are at risk
  • understand why parasite protection is important for humans and cats
  • know the basic parasite protection cats should get.