Purr Podcast is here!

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Everything you need to keep up to date in feline medicine and surgery from Dr. Jolle Kirpensteijn and Dr. Susan Little is in PurrPodcast. We highlight recent advances and news in feline medicine and surgery with help from top experts. Information your whole veterinary team can use!

NAVC Institute; Orlando, FL: May 20-25, 2018

 

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Want to brush up your feline medicine skills? Join us for a 4-day, intensive Feline Medicine course to learn from expert instructors:

  • Terry Curtis, DVM, MS, DACVB: feline behavior
  • Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP (Feline): feline-friendly handling, feline communication, feline medicine updates, diabetes mellitus
  • Kris Bannon, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC: gingivostomatitis, extractions, dental radiographs, swellings and tumors
  • Mike Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM: infectious respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases, tick-borne diseases
  • Sheilah Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVA, DECVA, CVA, MRCVS: updates in anesthesia and analgesia, acute and chronic pain, difficult anesthesia cases
  • Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology): early cancer detection, cancer tools, chemotherapy
  • Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline): feline-friendly hospitals, feline retrovirus update, acute respiratory distress, urethral obstruction, not so uncommon endocrine diseases, fatty liver disease

We will also have a two-hour dry lab where you can handle equipment and learn about key diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with step-by-step instructions:

  • Esophagostomy and nasogastric feeding tubes
  • Blind transoral bronchoalveolar lavage
  • Bone marrow aspirates
  • Urethral catheterization

This intensive course in a small group format will give you lots of contact time with the speakers and with your colleagues. You’ll leave with new ideas and practical tools!

Course Description & Schedule

Learn more in this video: https://youtu.be/7tZBFl-rLo4

Register at: http://navc.com/institute/feline/

AAFP Symposium; Denver, CO: Oct 21, 2017

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The 2017 American Association of Feline Practitioners Conference at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (Oct. 19-22) features Feline Infectious Diseases and Pediatrics. Join us for a full educational program featuring a Feline-Friendly Handling Lab (Dr. Ilona Rodan), world-class speakers such as Dr. Niels Pedersen, Dr. Justine Lee (@VetGirlOnTheRun), Dr. Jessica Quimby, Dr. Michael Lappin, Dr. Karen Moriello, and many more!

My lectures are on Oct. 21:

> Starting on the Right Paw: Preventive Healthcare for Kittens
> What’s New with Old Viruses? Feline Retrovirus Update
> How to Treat the Small and the Sick (parts 1 and 2)

Register here: https://www.catvets.com/education/conference/