VetCo, Warsaw, Poland: Sept. 23-24, 2017

VetCo Poland 2017

I’m excited to team up with Dr. Margie Scherk again for two days of feline medicine in Warsaw, Poland. Our topics include:

> Upper Respiratory Tract Disease
> Feeding in Multicat Homes
> Pancreatitis
> Diseases of Geriatric Cats
> Not So Uncommon Endocrine Diseases
> Improving the Safety of Anesthesia
> Update on Pain Recognition & Scoring
> Elevated Liver Enzymes
> Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
> Hypertension

Register here:
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Thanks to Hill’s Pet Nutrition for sponsorship


IVS Boston: Apr. 21-22, 2017

ivs-logoJoin Dr. Michael Lappin (Colorado State University) and me for two full days (16 CE hours) of intensive feline medicine education with International Veterinary Seminars at the Hilton Back Bay Boston on April 21-22, 2017. Topics include:

  • Successful management of urethral obstruction in cats
  • Understanding Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
  • How to Use Feeding Tubes in Cats
  • Diagnosis and management of weight loss in senior cats
  • Finding the inner cat – feline obesity
  • Finicky felines: managing anorexia in cats
  • Let’s get moving – the constipated cat
  • Update on managing CKD
  • Management of diabetes mellitus in cats
  • Fever of unknown origin in cats
  • Logical antibiotic therapy
  • Management of upper respiratory tract infections
  • Management of the coughing cat
  • Feline GI diseases

Indiana Veterinary Medical Assoc. Conference: Mar. 2-5, 2017


The Indiana Veterinary Medical Conference will be held at the Indianapolis Marriott East in Indianapolis, IN on March 2-5, 2017. My lectures are on Fri. March 3:

  • Update on pain in cats: recognition and scoring
  • How to improve the safety of anesthesia for cats
  • Managing anorexia in cats
  • Elevated liver enzymes in cats – a practical approach
  • Feline endocrine diseases you thought you’d never see
  • How to diagnose and manage inflammatory bowel disease in cats

Western Vet Conference: Mar. 5-9, 2017


The Western Veterinary Conference will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV on March 5-9, 2017. My lectures will be on Tues. March 7:

  • Current concepts in feline chronic kidney disease
  • How to improve the safety of anesthesia for feline patients
  • Elevated liver enzymes in cats – now what?
  • How to manage cats with urethral obstruction
  • How to use feeding tubes in cats

Wed. March 8: Feline Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques Hands-on Lab with Dr. Craig Webb at the Oquendo Center – separate registration required.


Midwest Veterinary Conference: Feb 25, 2017


The Midwest Veterinary Conference will be in Columbus, OH from Feb. 23-26, 2017. My lectures are on Sat. Feb. 25 – I hope you’ll join us there!

  • Recognizing and scoring pain in cats
  • How to improve the safety of anesthesia for cats
  • How to manage urinary obstructions in cats
  • Elevated liver enzymes in cats: a practical approach
  • Current concepts in treating chronic kidney disease in cats
  • How to diagnose and manage inflammatory bowel disease in cats


NAVC: Feb 4-8, 2017


The North American Veterinary Conference will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on Feb. 4-8, 2017. My lectures and labs:

  • Sun. Feb. 5: Next Level – Weight Loss in Senior Cats
  • Sun. Feb. 5: Diagnostic Workups are Good Medicine for Cats (with Mike Lappin)
  • Tues. Feb. 7: Feline Medicine Diagnostic & Therapeutic Procedures (wet lab)
  • Wed. Feb. 8: They All Eat! Nutrition for the Practitioner (with Cecilia Villaverde)
  • Wed. Feb. 8: Sweet & Sour: Controversies in Management of Feline Diabetes Mellitus (with Cecilia Villaverde)