Early-Bird ticket prices end June 12!

All continuing education sessions will be held in the Baytowne Conference Center adjacent the Grand Sandestin Hotel.

Friday – July 9, 2021

Cardiology

by Meg Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (cardiology)

7:00 – 8:40 am

Part 1: Interpretation of Common Arrhythmias in Dogs
Part 2: Treatment of Common Arrhythmias in Dogs

10:10 – 11:50 pm

Part 1: Staging & Treatment of Dogs With Degenerative Valve Disease
Part 2: Diagnosis & Treatment of Dogs With Dilated Cardiomyopathy

12:10 – 1:00 pm

Diagnosis & Treatment of Feline Acquired Heart Disease

Dermatology

by Millie Rosales, DVM, DACVD

7:00 – 8:40 am

Part 1: Where Do I Start With A Pruritic Patient?
Part 2: Dermatology Medications – the New & the Not So New Drugs/therapies for Atopy

10:10 – 11:50 pm

Part 1: Otitis in Dogs
Part 2: Paws & Claws – Conditions That Affect the Feet of Dogs

12:10 – 1:00 pm

Dermatology Pearls of Wisdom

Exotics

by Cheryl Greenacre, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal)

7:00 – 8:40 am

Hop to It! What You Need to Know About Rabbit Diseases

10:10 – 11:50 pm

A Chance to Cut Is a Chance to Cure, Even in Exotic Animals – Surgical Tips for Our Small Exotic Animals

12:10 – 1:00 pm

Don’t Give Enrofloxacin to Chickens! + Other Important Things to Know About Medication Use in Backyard Poultry

Geriatrics

by Maureen McMichael, DVM, M.Ed., DACVECC

7:00 – 8:40 am

Part 1: Cognition & Maintaining Optimal Brain Function in Older Pets
Part 2: An Update on the Microbiome, How It Changes With Age, & How to Optimize It for Your Older Pet Population

10:10 – 11:50 pm

Part 1: Hypercoagulability Changes With Aging & How to Mitigate These
Part 2: The Oxidative Stress Theory of Aging & the Importance of Select Antioxidants in Our Aging Pets

12:10 – 1:00 pm

An Update on Anti-aging Research & How This Can Apply to the Geriatric Pet

Musculoskeletal

by Steve Budsberg, DVM, MS, DACVS

7:00 – 8:40 am

Part 1: Cruciate Disease & Repair
Part 2: Obesity & Musculoskeletal Problems

10:10 – 11:50 pm

Part 1: Use of Prophylactic Antibiotics in General Surgery
Part 2: Treatment of Osteoarthritis in Dogs & Cats

12:10 – 1:00 pm

NSAIDs

Practice Management

by Stacee Santi, DVM

7:00 – 8:40 am

Using Technology to Deliver a Better Experience for Your Clients & Your Team

10:10 – 11:50 pm

Part 1: How to Build a Loyalty Program That Boosts Revenue & Retention
Part 2: Pet Owners Have Spoken – You’re Doing It Wrong! Client Communication Preferences for Medical Updates

12:10 – 1:00 pm

The 5 Step Pharmacy Program: Success Tips to Maximizing Your Pharmacy Revenue in a Chewy World

Poultry

8:00 – 8:30 am

Multiple Introductions of MG in Alabama Resulting in Vaccination on a 12 House Breeder Farm

by Steve McCarter, DVM, MAM

8:30 – 9:00 am

Late Breaking Issues

9:30 – 10:00 am

Harnessing CRISPR-SeroSeq to Improve Salmonella Detection & Mitigation in Poultry

by Nikki Shariat, PhD

10:00 – 10:15 am

An Inactivated Quail Bronchitis Virus Vaccine in Bob White Quail: An Assessment of Safety and Antibody Response

by Michael Quist, DVM, MAM Candidate

10:15 – 11:00 am

Overview of Recent Research on Spray Application of Vaccines

by Brian Jordan, BS, PhD

11:00 – 11:15 am

A New Differential for Neurologic Disease in Chickens?

by Natalie Armour, BVSc, MAM

11:15 – 11:30 am

Georgia Laboratory Cases of Interest

by Emily Pittman, VMD, MS

11:30 – 11:45 am

Georgia Prescription Regulations & Your Poultry Practice

by Heather Lindell Tally, PharmD, BS, RPh, FSVHP, DICVP

11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Regulatory Issues and AI Response Plan Discussion

by GA and AL State Veterinarians, AVICs

We are awaiting the final details of this event. Please check back soon.