Upcoming PVM Symposium to Focus on Avian Species and Small Mammals

Friday, October 12, 2018

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The Medicine of Mammalian and Avian Species Symposium will be held in Lynn Hall on October 27-28. This two-day symposium is focused on avian and small mammal topics and is designed for veterinarians, veterinary nurses, and students. Registration is still open for the event, which will include lectures and wet labs related to both avian and small mammal topics, with up to 12.5 CE credits available.

The keynote speaker will be Endre Sós, DVM, PhD, ECZM, of the Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden in Hungary. His keynote lecture, entitled “Hungarian Heroes: Rescue and Conservation Programs of Hungarian Small Mammals,” will be presented on Saturday evening. Other speakers include Dr. Peter Sakas, Dr. Steve Thompson, Dr. Kristen Hill-Thimmesch, Dr. Angela Lennox, Dr. Tracey Ritzman, Dr. Taylor Lewis, Rachel Yoquelet, RVT, Abigal Rosenbloom, RVT, Dr. Kimberly McMunn, Dr. Julia Becker, and Dr. Stephanie Moy. Wet labs will be offered on small mammal spay/neuter, avian handling and radiology, small mammal handling and radiology, as well as avian hematology.

This program is sponsored by Lafeber, Zoetis, ZuPreem, Oxbox, and SAVMA Purdue. You still can register! Click here for more information and a link to registration.

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