‘Cocktails & KeraVet’ gives veterinarians a chance to experience the e-collar

By Michelle Barson, KeraVet Bio Staff

KeraVet Bio hosted our first event, ‘Cocktails & KeraVet’, at the Veterinary Meeting and Expo (VMX) presented by the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) at the Hilton Orlando on Monday, Jan 16, 4:30 – 7:30 pm.  We were able to meet nearly 75 veterinary professionals and animal health industry experts while enjoying appetizers and, of course, cocktails.

Our Advisors have shared that veterinary medicine continues to change at a rapid pace and that veterinary staffs are faced with many challenges. That’s why KeraVet Bio is bringing the technological advances in human medicine to the animal health industry. Innovations in wound care have been few and far between, with many veterinarians choosing to simply keep an animal away from its wound using an Elizabethan collar (e-collar) or other secondary bandages. 

It’s our goal to relieve veterinary teams and their clients from the burden of placing dogs and cats in an e-collar. Nobody likes putting a pet in an e-collar and it’s pretty easy to tell that the pets don’t enjoy it either. E-collars often prohibit a pet’s ability to eat or drink as well as reduce the range of mobility by keeping them from using stairs or even fitting through a doorway to have access outside.

For those that were brave enough, we had had e-collars on hand for human use.  We were able to capture smiling, laughing faces in e-collars, but we have yet to receive an endorsement for their use. Our team was joined by KeraVet Bio Advisors Dr. Cherice Roth, Dr. Marty Becker, Scott Maloney and Dr. Natalie Marks, who all helped in our effort to introduce KeraVet Gel to their friends and colleagues.