Early-Bird ticket prices until June 2nd

Schedule for Saturday, July 1

Nutrition

Evidence Based Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease in Companion Animals

by Martha Cline, DVM, DACVN

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Obesity Management in Small Animal Practice: Initial Communication to Follow Through

by Martha Cline, DVM, DACVN

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Obesity and Comorbidities

by Martha Cline, DVM, DACVN

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Ophthalmology

Canine Corneal Disease with an Emphasis on KCS and Corneal Ulcers

by Wendy Townsend, DVM, MS

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Glaucoma: The Pressure is On

by Wendy Townsend, DVM, MS

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Ophthalmic Drugs: What’s Hot and What’s Not

by Wendy Townsend, DVM, MS

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Orthopedics

Cruciate Disease in Dogs and Cats—The Essentials for Success

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Hip Problems in the Growing and Adult Dog and Cat

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Forelimb Lameness—Is It the Elbow or the Shoulder?

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Reproduction

Gondadectomy: Pros and Cons, What is Known, and Does Age Really Matter

by Robyn Wilborn, DVM, MS, DACT

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

FAQs in Small Animal Reproduction: Pearls of Wisdom in Private Practice

by Robyn Wilborn, DVM, MS, DACT

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Safer Cesarean Sections

by Robyn Wilborn, DVM, MS, DACT

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Toxicology

“My neighbor poisoned my pet” Syndrome

What Small Animal Practitioners Thought They Would Never Need to know about Mycotoxins

by Tim Evans, DVM, MS, PhD, DACT, DABVT

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

What Small Animal Practitioners Thought They Would Never Need to know about Plant Toxins

Babies Onboard – when pregnancy and/or lactation impact the possible adverse effects of medication and toxicants

by Tim Evans, DVM, MS, PhD, DACT, DABVT

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Pick Your Poison – is it toxic? How toxic is it

by Tim Evans, DVM, MS, PhD, DACT, DABVT

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Mindful Veterinary Practice

How Mindfulness and Meditation Can Help You Combat Personal and Professional Stress

Living a More Fulfilling, Engaging and Wholehearted Life

by Laura Smallwood, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM, Stevan Novakovich

1:30 – 3:30 pm (2 hrs.)

Poultry
Moderator – John Glisson, DVM, MAM, PhD

The evolution of our understanding of the ArkDPI Infectious Bronchitis Virus

by Brian Jordan, PhD

8 – 8:30 am

Results of removing Arkansas from broiler vaccination programs

by Steve McCarter, DVM, Elizabeth Dale, DVM, Jeff Courtney, DVM

8:30 – 9:00 am

Diagnostic case reports from Georgia

by Jim Davis, DVM

9:00 – 9:15 am

Diagnostic case reports from Alabama

by Tami Kelly, DVM

9:45 – 10:00 am

Not your garden-variety Galli: The many faces of Gallibacterium anatis infection in recent poultry cases

by Natalie Armour, BVSc, MAM, DACPV

10:00 – 10:30 am

Consumer driven marketing programs – what’s our role?

by Eric Willinghan, DVM

10:30 – 10:45 am

NPIP Update

by Denise Brinson, DVM, MAM

10:45 – 11:00 am

Evaluation of on-farm euthanasia techniques

by Ben Schlegel, DVM

11:00 – 11:30 am

HPAI in Tennessee broiler breeders

by Steve McCarter, DVM, MAM, ACVP

11:30 – 11:45 am

Regulatory Issues and AI Response Plan Discussion

by GA and AL State Veterinarians, USDA Area Veterinarian’s in Charge

11:45 am – Noon

Veterinary Technicians

What’s bugging you? – Infectious diseases

By Catherine Lane, DVM and Ben Young, DVM

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Vaccine and preventative strategy

By Catherine Lane, DVM and Ben Young, DVM

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Tampa flea studies – changing expectations regarding clearing a home infestation

By Catherine Lane, DVM and Ben Young, DVM

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)