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UC Davis to Host Free Dog Bite Prevention Seminar

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UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine will host a free Dog Bite Prevention Seminar on May 22.

May 19, 2014 – This is the beginning of National Dog Bite Prevention Week. To help educate the public and dog-related industry professionals, the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a free Dog Bite Prevention Seminar on Thursday, May 22 from 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Presenting at the seminar are UC Davis faculty veterinarians Drs. Melissa Bain and Julie Meadows. Dr. Bain is a board-certified veterinary behaviorist and chief of the Behavior Service at the school’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, while Dr. Meadows is chief of the Community Medicine Service. Both have multiple years of experience working with clients and their dogs on behavior and biting-related issues, and have lectured on the topic extensively.

The seminar is free and open to the public, but space is limited so you must RSVP to reserve a spot. For more information on the seminar and how to RSVP, please see

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