Attendees Flock to PVM for Biennial Pet Bird Symposium

2016 Pet Bird Symposium guest speaker, Dr. Angela Lennox.

2016 Pet Bird Symposium guest speaker, Dr. Angela Lennox.

The two-day biennial Pet Bird Symposium returns November 13 - 14 featuring four guest speakers addressing a variety of topics for veterinarians, veterinary technicians and aviculturists.  Topics include, “Commonly Kept Parrot Species and Their Characteristics,” “Update on Viral Diseases and Chlamydophila,” “Sedation, High Risk Anesthesia and Critical Care Management,” “Cloacal Prolapse Management,” “Dermatologic Conditions,” “The Geriatric Parrot,” and “Renal System Disorders.”

Speakers include Purdue Veterinary Medicine clinicians: Dr. Steve Thompson, clinical associate professor and director of the Pet Wellness Clinic, and Dr. Lorraine Corriveau, wellness clinician in the Small Animal Community Practice; as well as Dr. Angela Lennox, PVM adjunct assistant professor and avian specialist in Indianapolis, Ind., and Dr. Bianca Zaffarano, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty clinician.

In addition to lectures, the program will include a variety of case-based discussions.  Single day registration options will also be available.  Additional program and registration information coming soon.

Nine continuing education (CE) credits will be offered for this symposium.

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