Early-Bird ticket prices until June 2nd

Schedule for Thursday, June 29

Keynote Presentation

The Veterinary Feed Directive – antimicrobial resistance and veterinary medicine

by M. Gatz Riddell, Jr., DVM, MS, DACT

7 – 7:50 am

Backyard Poultry

Common Diseases and Diagnostics

by Tami Kelly, DVM

9:20 – 9:50 am

Interesting Case Reports

by Tami Kelly, DVM

9:50 – 10:40 am

Coccidiosus

by Greg Mathis, PhD

10:40 – 11 am

Therapeutics – What’s Allowed in Poultry?

by Steve Roney, DVM, MAM, DACPV

11:20 – 11:50 am

Quail, Pheasants and Other Avian Species

by Doug Anderson, DVM

11:50 am – 12:20 pm

Critical Care Medicine

Case-based Abdominal FAST (AFAST) and its Fluid Scoring System for Trauma, Non-Trauma and Tracking Applications: Part I and Part II

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, DAVBP, DACVECC

9:20 – 11 am (2 hrs.)

The Gallbladder Halo Sign: Update on Diagnosis and Complications of Canine Anaphylaxis

Case-based Thoracic FAST (TFAST) for Trauma, Non-Trauma and Tracking Applications: Part I

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, DAVBP, DACVECC

11:20 am – 1 pm (2 hrs.)

Endocrine/
Renal

Feline Diabetes Mellitus

Diet, Insulin and Oral Hypoglycemics: Good, Bad, Ugly

by Deborah Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

9:20 – 11 am (2 hrs.)

Feline Thyroid Disorders

Feline Adrenal Disease

by Deborah Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

11:20 am – 1 pm (2 hrs.)

Infectious Disease

Infection Control: Practical Strategies for Vets in the Trenches!

Emergency Preparedness for Today’s Veterinarians

by Katherine Stenske KuKanich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

9:20 – 11 am (2 hrs.)

Vets and Zoonoses: How Safe are We in Our Day-to-Day Practice?

Salmonellosis: Protecting Our Patients, Kids, and Communities

by Katherine Stenske KuKanich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

11:20 am – 1 pm (2 hrs.)

Pediatrics 

What’s Normal in the First Year of Life?

Clinical Techniques in Pediatric Patients

by Bess Pierce, DVM, MZS, DABVP, DACVIM, DACVSMR

9:20 – 11 am (2 hrs.)

Spaying and Neutering — It’s Not So Simple Anymore!

Canine Heroes — The Journey from Puppy to Working Dog

by Bess Pierce, DVM, MZS, DABVP, DACVIM, DACVSMR

11:20 am – 1 pm (2 hrs.)

Orthopedic Labs 
(extra fee applies)

Sponsored by:

Cruciate and MPL Workshop

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS
Additional Cost – $500

8 am – noon

  • CrCL Disease & Diagnosis
  • Isometric CrCL Repair—Concept and Technique
  • Laboratory 1:  Isometric CrCL Repair—Plastic Bone
  • MPL Disease—Etiology & Treatment Options
  • Laboratory 2:  MPL Repair (TTT, Wedge Recession, and Patellar Sling Suture—Plastic Bone

Simple Fracture Repair Workshop

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS
Additional Cost – $500

1 – 5 pm

  • Introduction to Locking Plate Systems
  • Direct Fracture Reduction & Stabilization
  • Laboratory 1:  Distal Radius fx Repair—Plastic Bone
  • Indirect Fracture Reduction & Stabilization
  • Laboratory 2:  Comminuted Femur fx, Plate Rod Construct—Plastic Bone