Pharmacologic Therapy of Vomiting in Dogs and Cats (1930)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Gastroenterology
Sunday |  9:00 AM -  9:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||HEMISFAIR 2




Todd Tams is a board certified internist who graduated from The Ohio Sate University and trained as an internal medicine resident at Colorado State University. He serves as chief medical officer for VCA, a company that operates over 750 specialty and general animal hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Tams has authored textbooks in clinical gastroenterology and endoscopy and he has lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad in these special interest disciplines. His latest hobby is traveling in his RV.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2


This seminar will provide an update on general antiemetic therapy for acute and chronic vomiting and management of gastric hypomotility disorders. Recognition of risk factors for development of esophagitis secondary to acute frequent vomiting will also be discussed along with recommended therapies. Case examples will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn which drugs are most effective in controlling acute vomiting in dogs and cats

2. Learn about GI prokinetic drugs and which are the most effective for gastric promotility effects.

3. Learn options for controlling intermittent vomiting and inappetence associated with chronic renal disease.