16 Hours of world class continuing education at a world class location! Our most popular program enables you to accrue your continuing education credits for the year and enjoy the wonders of the Florida Keys! Less than 60 minutes from Miami, and adjacent to Pennikamp Coral Reef State Park, the Keys provide a relaxing, beautiful setting to get solutions to issues that face you in practice.
Led By Robert McCarthy, DVM, DACVS and Mary Labato, DVM, DACVIM and joined by nutritionist Cailin Heinze, VMD, DACVN, this seminar will provide you with up to the minute, useful information.
Class size is limited to 45 participants to ensure a personal learning experience.
The program will be held at the newly renovated Amara Cay Resort—call Grace Legner at 305-664-0073 to book your rooms.
Topics covered by Dr. Rob McCarthy on day one to include:
Elective castration in male dogs. Is it really best for health and reproductive control?
Elective spay in female dogs. Is it really best for health and reproductive control?
Update on alternate surgical and medical methods for reproductive control in male dogs and cats.
Update on alternate surgical and medical methods for reproductive control in female dogs and cats
Five surgical publications from 2015 you didn’t want to miss
Dr. Cailin Heinze will lecture on day two on:
Learning Labels and Recognizing Regulation: How is pet food regulated and what can you really learn from the label?
They are feeding what?! A review of home-cooked diets, raw diets, and other popular alternative feeding strategies
Battling the Bulge: Practical prevention and treatment of obesity
Diet Dilemmas: When, why, and how to recommend a therapeutic diet for your patients
- This lecture will outline a strategy for making dietary recommendations for your patients. This talk will help practitioners to feel more comfortable with which diseases warrant a therapeutic diet versus which ones can be managed with over the counter diets so that you can more confidently answer that all important question from pet owners—why can’t I just feed diet X?
Top nutrition papers of the past year
Lectures by Dr. Mary Labato on day three will cover:
Biofilms: The Scum of the Earth
Lyme Disease: An Update
Vaccines: An Update as to What Is Out There and What Should We BE Using
Cardiorenal Syndrome: Definition and Classification of Cardiorenal Syndrome (CRS)
All three lecturers will speak on the fourth and final day.