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The Pet Doctor, Your Pet Health Matters on PetLifeRadio.comBernadine D. Cruz, DVM, host of The Pet Doctor

Bernadine D. Cruz, DVM

Laying Bare the Facts
and Fallacies of Lepto

Dr. Richard Edling on Pet Life Radio........

..Dr. Richard Edling.............................


Zoonotic diseases… those that can affect animals and people have been on the minds of the world watching the outbreak of Ebola in Africa.  There are other shared diseases that may be in our own back yard.  Thankfully, much less deadly, treatable with medical care and preventable with readily available vaccines.  My guest, Dr. Richard Edling, Senior Associate Director, Pet Professional Services for Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica will lay bare the facts and fallacies surrounding the disease Leptospirosis. 

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  • Masters in Business Administration, MBA, 2001 - Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1982 – College of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado                      


Professional History

  • 2007 –   Present   –   Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica,  Senior Associate Director, Pet Professional Services
  • 2004 – 2007  -     Intervet Inc., Senior Technical Services Veterinarian
  • 1993 – 2004  -    Monsanto Agricultural Company, Technical Service Veterinarian, Regional Business Analyst
  • 1983 – 1993 –   Nestle U.S.Veterinarian, Research Project Manager, and Manager of Professional Services,
  • 1982 – 2012 – Associate Veterinarian, several companion animal veterinary hospitals


Professional Affiliations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • American Association of Shelter Veterinarians
  • California Medical Association  -   Co-ChairAllied Industry Committee
  • Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association  -  Past President and Director
  • Veterinary Hospital Managers Association


Professional Presentations

  • 2004 – 2012   Numerous presentations on cardiology, infectious disese, immunology,    endocrinology, and canine and feline vaccination guidelines to:   local and regional  

   veterinary medical associations, veterinary hospital teams, distributor sales
   representatives and veterinary students in AR, AZ, CA, CO, GA, OR, TX and WA.

  •  2004 – 2007   Numerous presentations on the Management of Diabetes Mellitus and

        hypothyroidism to local and regional Veterinary Medical Associations, veterinary hospital teams, distributor sales reps and veterinary students in AZ, CA, OR, TX and WA

  •  2005 – 2012   Moderator for scientific sessions at Western Veterinary Conference, North

        American Veterinary Conference, American Animal Hospital Association Annual
        Meeting, California Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting and the
        Central Veterinary Conference

  • 1989 – 1990   Presentations at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association and the World Small Animal Veterinarian Association on the Impact of Nutrition on the Control of Feline Struvite Urolithias






















































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