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Surgical Techniques, Infection Prevention and More at Shelter Med Symposium

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Shelter Medicine Symposium

April 18, 2012

Join shelter medicine experts, veterinarians, residents, students, staff and community practitioners for a day of new information, networking and resource-building at the 2012 Shelter Medicine Symposium Saturday, May 5, 2012, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The event includes presentations about health issues and spay-neuter techniques. Rabbits, cats and dogs are among the species represented. 

Hosted by the Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, the event takes place in Room 1020 of Gladys Valley Hall, located in the Health Sciences District of the UC Davis campus. 

Speakers and topics include:

Feline Infectious Diarrhea
Jane E. Sykes, BVSc (Hons), Ph. D., DACVM
UC Davis William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Canine Parvovirus: Myths, Facts and Options for Prevention and Control
Kate Hurley, DVM, MPVM
UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program

Pediatric Spay and Neuter Surgical Techniques
Michelle Amtower, DVM
Humane Alliance of Western North Carolina

Care and Management of Rabbits in the Shelter Environment
Joanne Paul-Murphy, DVM, Dipl.ACZM
UC Davis
William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

FIV and FeLV Infections: A Study in Similarities and Contrasts
Niels C. Pedersen, DVM, Ph.D., Director
UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Registration includes attendance at all sessions, complimentary breakfast and lunch, conference proceedings and CE certificate.

Registration info

The 2012 Shelter Medicine Symposium has been approved for five CE units (wtih 1 additional unit pending)