The Dog Days of Endocrine Issues Reveal New Findings


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CE Credits: 2.4 Scientific

Practice applying clinical knowledge to the diagnosis and management of common canine endocrinopathies. The interactive case studies will provide examples of hypothyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism, hypoadrenocorticism, primary hyperparathyroidism, diabetes mellitus, and diabetes insipidus. In the second hour, review clinically relevant literature from the past two years on canine hyperadrenocorticism, including pathophysiology, clinical signs and complications, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and prognosis.


Erin Lashnits, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Dr. Erin Lashnits is a clinical assistant professor in small animal internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. She received her MS in biology from Stanford University, DVM from Cornell University, and PhD in comparative biomedical sciences from North Carolina State University. She also completed her small animal internal medicine residency. Her broad research interest is in infectious disease epidemiology using a One Health context, particularly studying zoonotic vector-borne diseases and infectious diseases that impact underserved veterinary populations. She also teaches small animal endocrinology in the DVM curriculum at the UW SVM.