On-Demand registration and viewing are available from Aug. 15 – Dec. 15.

Thursday, August 5

Cardiology

9:00 – 9:50 am

Update on the current treatment recommendations for dilated cardiomyopathy

by Meg Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)

10:00 – 10:50 am

Small animal cardiology on a budget

by Meg Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)

11:10 am – 12:00 pm

Current recommendations for feline cardiomyopathy

by Meg Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)

1:00 – 1:50 pm

The ABCs of ECGS

by Meg Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)

2:00 – 2:50 pm

Arrhythmias and Other Complications of Cardiac Disease

by Danielle Laughlin, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

3:20 – 4:10 pm

Cardiac Case Reviews

by Danielle Laughlin, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

4:25 – 5:15 pm

Managing Canine Chronic Cardiac Disease

by Danielle Laughlin, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Internal Medicine

9:00 – 9:50 am

A case-based approach to the canine patient with increased liver enzymes: nutraceutical use in liver disease (Part 1)

by Joseph Taboada, DVM, DACVIM

10:00 – 10:50 am

A case-based approach to the canine patient with increased liver enzymes: nutraceutical use in liver disease (Part 2)

by Joseph Taboada, DVM, DACVIM

11:10 am – 12:00 pm

A case-based approach to the feline patient with inflammatory liver disease

by Joseph Taboada, DVM, DACVIM

1:00 – 1:50 pm

Frustrating Felines: In appetent cats

by Diane Delmain, DVM, DABVP Feline

2:00 – 2:50 pm

Feeding Cats for Maximum Performance

by Diane Delmain, DVM, DABVP Feline

3:20 – 4:10 pm

Update on FIP: What’s New?

by Diane Delmain, DVM, DABVP Feline

4:25 – 5:15 pm

Feline Euthanasia: Cats are Not Small Dogs

by Diane Delmain, DVM, DABVP Feline

Ophthalmology / Pain Management

10:00 – 10:50 am

Ophthalmic medications in general practice

by Susan Nelms, DVM, DACVO

11:10 am – 12:00 pm

Ophthalmic Emergencies: triage and treatment

by Susan Nelms, DVM, DACVO

1:00 – 1:50 pm

Those “Other” Pain Drugs

by Mark E. Epstein, DVM, DABVP (C/F), CVPP

2:00 – 2:50 pm

Re-thinking Management of Osteoarthritis – An Evidence-based Approach

by Mark E. Epstein, DVM, DABVP (C/F), CVPP

3:20 – 4:10 pm

Re-Tooling Peri-Operative Pain Management in an Opioid-Less Environment

by Mark E. Epstein, DVM, DABVP (C/F), CVPP

4:25 – 5:15 pm

Local and LocoRegional Anesthesia – Concept to Clinic for Any/Every Surgical Patient

by Mark E. Epstein, DVM, DABVP (C/F), CVPP

Nutrition / Parasitology

10:00 – 10:50 am

Nutritional Management of Atopy and Food Allergy in Dogs and Cats

by Callie Harris, DVM

11:10 am – 12:00 pm

Hydration Fixation: Beyond the Water Bowl

by Callie Harris, DVM

1:00 – 1:50 pm

The 10 most important extra-label Parasiticide

by Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD, Diplomate (Hon.) ACVM-Parasitology, Professor

2:00 – 2:50 pm

Heartworm testing: What to do when test results and experts disagree

by Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD, Diplomate (Hon.) ACVM-Parasitology, Professor

3:20 – 4:10 pm

Broad-spectrum feline parasite control: The time has come!

by Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD, Diplomate (Hon.) ACVM-Parasitology, Professor

Small Animal

9:00 – 9:50 am

AFAST, Its Target Organ Approach and Fluid Scoring System – Advantages over Physical Exam, Laboratory Testing and Radiography

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, DACVECC

10:00 – 10:50 am

TFAST and Its Use for the Accurate Diagnosis of Pericardial and Pleural Effusion – Rules to Follow

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, DACVECC

11:10 am – 12:00 pm

Tale of 4 Felines – Use of TFAST and Vet BLUE for Feline Respiratory Distress

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, DACVECC

1:00 – 1:50 pm

Use of Vet BLUE for Small Animal Pneumonia and COVID-19

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, DACVECC

2:00 – 2:50 pm

Anaphylactic Medically-treated Hemoabdomen – A Unique Canine Complication Every Veterinarian MUST Know

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, DACVECC

3:20 – 4:10 pm

Common Artifacts and Imaging Mistakes During Global FAST and Point-of-care Ultrasound

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, DACVECC

4:25 – 5:15 pm

Updates on Point-of-Care Ultrasound – New Thought, Concepts, and the Literature

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, DACVECC

Practice Management

1:00 – 1:50 pm

Does SEO Matter in 2021? Traditional Marketing Methods May Become Obsolete, SEO is Here to Stay in 2021 ( Part 1)

by Robbie van Mullem

2:00 – 2:50 pm

Does SEO Matter in 2021? Traditional Marketing Methods May Become Obsolete, SEO is Here to Stay in 2021 ( Part 2)

by Robbie van Mullem

3:20 – 4:10 pm

5 Simple Steps to Make Your Website and Social Media Bring in More New Clients

by Robbie van Mullem

4:25 – 5:15 pm

5 Ways to Avoid Being Sued Over Your Website. It Is Really Happening!

by Robbie van Mullem