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Small Animal or Equine Practitioner? This Seminar is for You

July 28, 2010

The faculty of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital welcome small animal and equine veterinarians to the

Veterinary Practitioner Seminar

Sunday, October 3, 2010

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California

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For the convenience of small animal veterinarians located in Southern California, a televideo presentation of the Small Animal Program takes place the same day at the UC Veterinary Medical Center, San Diego

This seminar is being presented by the clinical faculty of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. The speakers will present topics that provide the most current information on recent developments in veterinary medicine.


This one-day seminar consists of two separate programs that run simultaneously, one on small animal medicine and the other on equine medicine. Each program will consist of presentations on a variety of contemporary veterinary topics designed to serve veterinarians who are seeking professional development and new opportunities for advancing veterinary care.


The following is a sample of the many topics in small animal medicine: 

  • What's new in veterinary behavior
  • Minimally invasive surgery: What can be achieved
  • Interventional radiology: Applications for neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases
  • Brain tumors: It is time to move forward
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy

Equine medicine presentations cover the following topics and more: 

  • What's new in foal medicine 2010
  • Frequently asked questions about equine ophthalmology
  • Use of ultrasound-guided procedures to improve diagnostic yield and case management in the equine patient
  • Current applications in equine acupuncture

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Earn 7 hours of continuing education credits for either the small animal or equine program.


The cost for this program is $125 for the day if registration is received by September 10, 2010. After September 10, registration will be $140. Lunch will be provided. Registration on the day of the event will take place from 7:30 am – 8:30 am in the foyer of Gladys Valley Hall. Registrations sent in by fax will be confirmed by mail or e-mail. Lectures will begin at 8:30 am.


The Veterinary Practitioner Seminar will be held in Rooms 1020 and 1030 of Gladys Valley Hall, located at the UC Davis Health Sciences complex adjacent to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. A map and written directions will be sent with your confirmation letter. Parking is available in Lots 50, 54, 55 and 56.

The Veterinary Practitioner Seminar takes place with support from Virbac Animal Health.

The event coincides with the School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Reunion Weekend October 2 for graduates and their families. For details on the alumni event, please contact the Development Office, (530) 752-7024.



Saundra Wais, VMTH Continuing Education, (530)752-3905, Fax: (530) 752-6728 (only accepted for credit card payments)