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15th Annual Shelter Medicine Symposium

Hosted by: UGA Shelter Medicine Club
From: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Registration Closes on 1/31/23 at 11:30 pm

The UGA CVM Shelter Medicine Club is pleased to announce their upcoming 15th Annual Shelter Medicine Symposium! This year’s event will be IN PERSON and is a great opportunity to hear from experts from all about the latest updates and practical tips in the field of shelter and veterinary medicine.

No cost to attend, all are welcome. A $5 buffet lunch will be offered to facilitate networking and celebrating being back together in person.  Optional CE credit will be offered for 6 hours ($60) for veterinary professionals.

This event is hosted at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Alumni Hall, 2200 College Station Road, Athens, GA

Schedule Overview:

8:00 - 8:45 am–Registration and Meal Ticket Distribution

8:45 am – Welcome from Club Officers Team/Overview of the Day

9 am – Dr. Callie Harris, “Young at Heart: Nutrition and Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease”

10 am – Dr. Staci Cannon, “Housing for Health”

11 am – Dr. Brandy Duhon, “Zoonosis + You” - Sponsored by UGA Disability Resource Center

12 pm– Lunch, subsidized by Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets

1 pm – Dr. Amber Harris, “Diabetes: A Review + Updates on Management and Diagnosis”

2 pm – Dr. Brandy Burgess, “Diagnostic Testing and Epidemiology”

3 pm –Dr. Autumn Vetter,  "Feline Handling, Behavior, and Enrichment"

15th Annual Shelter Medicine Symposium

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UGA Veterinary Education Center
2200 College Station Rd
Athens, GA 30602
United States


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