We are pleased to announce a brand-new series of seminars at BattLab, addressed to all veterinarians.

Unfortunately, due to the current situation, many of our seminars had to be cancelled. We are, however, delighted to present you a series of online web-seminars instead.

BattLab/LABOKLIN sponsored online seminar series

Pregnant mare and foal – BEVA approved – Oct 15th- Dec 3rd 2020

BattLab, part of LABOKLIN, are proud to sponsor the BEVA approved online seminar series ‘Pregnant mare and foal’ running from Thursday October 15th until Thursday 3rd December. Seven internationally recognised specialists in equine reproduction and clinical research will present 45 min live online seminars starting at 1pm, subjects include advanced gynaecology and neonatology with lots of images, videos and clinical cases. Participants can subsequently join a 15 minute live Q&A session with internationally recognised specialists in equine reproduction. The first talk comes from Mandi de Mestre, Royal Veterinary College who will discuss Early pregnancy loss in mares.


World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology - 20-24th October 2020

Our colleagues from LABOKLIN will be attending the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology which will be held online from the 20-24th October. Our team will have a virtual stand and be presenting the following poster titles:

• Prevalence of immunoglobulin E (IgE) against cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants (CCD) and impact of CCD blocking in serum from cats

• Prevalence of horses suspect of atopic dermatitis could be higher than that of insect bite hypersensitivity

• Prevalence of high levels of specific IgE against mites in dogs and cats from non-Mediterranean Europe

• Prevalence of high levels of specific IgE against pollens in dogs and cats from non-Mediterranean Europe

We hope to see you there, more information can be found at https://wcvd-9.com/?v=04c19fa1e772

Following the event we will have an update featuring on our dermatology corner page – https://battlab.com/dermatology-corner/

Web-seminars 2020 (free of charge):

What is your diagnosis? - An intestinal mass tumour in a 11-year-old Yorkshire Terrier

Date: Wednesday November 4, 18:00-18:45 (BST)

Speaker: Dr. Ksenia Lisitskaya, DVM, PhD, Laboklin Russia

A 11-year-old female Yorkshire Terrier was presented with vomiting, diarrhoea and anorexia. Abdominal ultrasonography revealed the presence of an intestinal mass, a fine-needle biopsy was performed. Additionally, moderate anaemia and marked neutrophilia were noted. With this case, Ksenia Lisitskaya will discuss rare types of intestinal tumours in dogs and paraneoplastic events that could be noted concurrently.

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A Springer Spaniel that lost his spring

Date: Wednesday 16th September 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Kasia Purzycka, DVM, MVetMed, MRCVS, DipACVIM American Specialist in Veterinary Oncology, Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, UK

In this web-seminar we will approach an interesting case of insulinoma.

The Travelling Parasite

Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Dr. Pete Wedderburn
4-veterinarian companion animal practice in County Wicklow, Ireland

A seven year old Beagle arrived into Ireland from Poland and within three days he became very dull and stopped eating. His heart was racing at 200 beats per minute and his gums were pale. The answer to this case was a classic example of detailed history taking and simple laboratory work.

An interesting case of polyuria and polydipsia in a dog

Date: Wednesday 19th August 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Lucia Sanchini, DVM MSc DipECVCP FRCPath MRCVS
EBVS Specialist in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

This case reminds the general practitioners to not rule out the less frequent causes for PU/PD.

Pruritus: Allergy or not allergy - that is the question

Date: Wednesday 5th August 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Dr. Regina Wagner
Laboklin GmbH & Co. KG

During the case, Dr Regina Wagner will guide us through the diagnostic workup of an allergy patient, including the differential diagnosis.

Pancreatitis or Tumour? The benefits of pancreatic biopsy

Date: Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Argiñe Cerezo Echevarría, DVM DipACVP
Laboklin GmbH & Co. KG

A 13-year-old dog is presented with jaundice. A 12-year-old cat has been inappetent, lethargic and weak for 2 days, clinically there is a prominent abdomen. Both cases are based on rare but relevant pancreatic diseases, the diagnosis of which can only be made using histopathology. Argine Cerezo (DVM, ACVP) will present these complex cases to you in a clinical-pathological context.

Non-inflammatory alopecia: A clinical case in a dog

Date: Wednesday 8th July 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Dr. Carmen Lorente, DVM, PhD, DipECV
Laboklin GmbH & Co. KG

In this Webinar, we will discuss the problem-oriented approach (POA) of a clinical case of non-inflammatory alopecia. Which differential diagnoses must be considered and which tests are needed to arrive at the diagnosis. Come to our Webinar and discover the disease of our patient.

The X-files of a dog: how chronic hepatitis was diagnosed?

Date: Wednesday 24th June 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Daniela Enache, DVM, M.Sc., MRCVS, Resident ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine)
Anicura Istituto Veterinario Novara

The webinar will focus on the challenging case of a senior dog presenting with chronic vomiting and diarrhoea, diagnosed with numerous concomitant conditions. There will be an extended discussion regarding the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of all pathologies described during the webinar.

Where have the blood cells gone?

Date: Wednesday 10th June 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Antonio Meléndez Lazo, DVM MSc PhD DipECVCP MRCVS, Director LABOKLIN España

In this webinar we will approach an interesting case of pancytopenia in a FeLV/FIV negative cat.

Polycythemia in a dog: diagnostic work up and management

Date: Wednesday 27th May 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Dr. med. vet. Francesco Rossi, MRCVS, Resident ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine)

Too many erythrocytes may be as harmful as too few. This webinar will show an interesting and peculiar case
of polycythemia in a Miniature Schnauzer dog.

Pancytopenia in a dog – interactive case study

Date: Wednesday 13th May 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Dr. Maciej Guzera, DVM PhD DipECVCP MRCVS

This webinar gives a great opportunity to learn how to approach an usual haematology case in a systematic manner. Poll questions that will be asked during this virtual meeting allow the participants to get actively involved in the diagnostic work-up and interact with the speaker.

What is hidden in the middle? Mediastinal masses in dogs.

Date: Wednesday 29th April 2020, 18:00-18:45 (BST) 19:00-19:45 (CET)

Speaker: Francesco Cian, DVM, DipECVCP, FRCPath, MRCVS

In this webinar our speaker Francesco Cian will present an interesting cytology case. He will also speak more generally on an approach to cytology examination and about lesions in the mediastinal area.

Should you have any question, please feel free to contact us by webseminar_int@laboklin.com.

After your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link for the web-seminar.

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We hope to announce our revised 2020 schedule of seminars shortly.

Seminars 2019:

Urinalysis: a step by step approach!

Date: Tuesday 10th September 2019

Speaker: Francesco Cian, DVM, DipECVCP, FRCPath, MRCVS

A low T4 doesn’t necessarily mean your dog is hypothyroid! Canine Cushing’s: Should you just test until the result is positive?

Date: Tuesday 26th March 2019

Speaker: Markus Rick, DVM, PhD, Michigan State University, USA


19:15-19:45– Light refreshment
19:45-21:30 – Seminar

Additional Information

These seminars are open to all veterinarians and are free of charge.

First come, first served. We ask for your understanding that the number of participants is limited, there is a maximum of three Vets per practice at each event. Registration before the seminar is compulsory – to register click here.


The Venture Centre
University of Warwick Science Park
Sir William Lyons Road,
Coventry CV4 7EZ

There is free parking available


Please email the following data to admin@battlab.com

  • Names of the people attending
  • Practice name
  • Seminar of interest
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