National Parent Club Canine Health Conference

08/11/2017 - 08/13/2017
St. Louis, Missouri

This biennial event was hosted by the AKC Canine Health Foundation and generously sponsored by the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company. Veterinary student attendance was sponsored by the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals and the American Kennel Club.

Conference Program

  • Lymphoma & Epigenetics - Jeffrey Bryan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Oncology
  • Lymphoma & Flow Cytometry - Anne Avery, VMD, PhD
  • Chemotherapy & FortiFlora® - Korinn Saker DVM, PhD, DACVN 
  • Genetics of Cancer/Lymphoma - Matthew Breen, PhD
  • Diet & Rehabilitation - Wendy Baltzer DVM, PhD, DACVS
  • Genetic Predisposition to Infections - Urs Giger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DECVCP
  •  Lyme Disease - Jason Stull, VMD, PhD, DACVPM
  • Tick-Borne Disease - Ed Breitschwerdt, DVM, DACVIM (*Keynote)
  • Ehrlichia & Lymphocytosis - Anne Avery, VMD, PhD
  • Canine Cognition - Bill Milgram, PhD
  • Genetics of Epilepsy - Gary Johnson, DVM, PhD
  • Epilepsy & the Microbiome - Karen Munana, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Neurology
  • Epilepsy & Nutrition - Holger Volk, DVM, PhD, DECVN
  • IPFD: Harmonization of Laboratory Genetic Testing for Dogs - Brenda Bonnett, DVM, PhD
  • Semen Evaluation, Quality, and Effects of Aging - Stuart Meyers, DVM, PhD, DACT
  • Brucella Update - Angela Arenas, DVM, PhD, DACVP
  • Pyometra - Marco Coutinho da Silva, DVM, PhD, DACT

New for 2017! Panel discussions with our speakers on:

  • Canine Lymphoma
  • Tick-Borne Diseases
  • Epilepsy
  • Reproductive Diseases

This program 272-30108 was approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 14.50 CE Credits (14.50 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 14.50 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (14.50 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Category One: Scientific using the delivery method of Seminar/Lecture. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements. RACE does not "accredit" or "endorse" or "certify" any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.

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