2018 Winter Conference Speaker Notes

Track 1

Canine Dentistry Workshop (AM)

Dr. Amandeep Chohan: Canine Anesthesia for the Dental Patient

Dr. Frank Verstraete: Difficult Extraction Made Easy

Dr. Boaz Arzi: To Extract or Refer: Case Based Discussion

Dr. Frank Verstraete: Lab Instructions: Instruments, Basic Techniques, & Anesthetic Blocks

Equine Lectures (PM)

Dr. Kate Meurs: Keynote Speaker — Genetics in This Era of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Frank Verstraete: Canine Dental Lab

Dr. Nicholas Frank: Equine — Diagnostic Testing for PPID & EMS

Dr. Nicholas Frank: Equine — How to Manage Non-Responsive PPID

Dr. Nicola Pusterla & Dr. Julie Dechant: Equine — Dentistry & Colic Surgery Outcomes in Geriatric Horses


Track 2

Clinical Trials (AM)

Dr. Sara Thomasy: New Therapies for Patients with Corneal Disease

Dr. Chen Gilor: Canine Diabetes

Dr. Josh Stern: Treatment of Preclinical Heart Disease in Dogs: What To Do & When to Do It

Dr. Jodi Westropp: What’s New in Canine Calcium Oxalate?

Feline Behavior (PM)

Dr. Kate Meurs: Keynote Speaker — Genetics in This Era of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Frank Verstraete: Canine Dental Lab

Dr. Melissa Bain: Are You "Feeline" Ok In The Hospital?

Dr. Jeannine Berger: Are You "Feeline" Ok in the Shelter

Dr. Tony Buffington: Are You "Feeline" Ok in the Home?


Track 3

Livestock Symposium

Dr. Terry Lehenbauer: Implementation & Realities of the Veterinary Feed Directive

Dr. Meera Heller: Immunomodulatory Drugs: Antimicrobial Alternative?

Dr. Jeff Stott: Foothill Abortion Update

Dr. Gary McArthur: Data Collection & Analysis in Practice: Using HEALTHSUM

Dr. Kate Meurs: Keynote Speaker — Genetics in This Era of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Frank Verstraete: Canine Dental Lab

Dr. Roselle Busch: Antimicrobial Use in California Livestock

UCD SVM Students: Livestock Research Updates (no notes yet)

Track 4

FARM Club Beef

Dr. Richard Pereira & Dr. Roselle Busch: SB27 & Antimicrobial Legislative Update

Dr. Frank Mitloehner: Environmental Issues & Sustainability

Dr. Jeff Stott: Foothill Abortion Update

Dr. Jim Oltjen: Nutritional Considerations

Dr. Lynn Locatelli: Low Stress Cattle Handling

Dr. Frank Verstraete: Canine Dental Lab

Dr. Brett McNabb: Incorporating Advanced Techniques Into Your Herd: Embryo Transfer & IVF

Dr. Lynn Locatelli: Cattle Handling Lab (see lecture notes)

Track 5

FARM Club Dairy

Dr. Richard Pereira & Dr. Roselle Busch: SB27 & Antimicrobial Legislative Update

Dr. Frank Mitloehner: Environmental Issues & Sustainability

Dr. Sharif Aly: Calf Pneumonia

Dr. Gary McArthur: Data Collection & Analysis in Practice: Using HEALTHSUM

Dr. Noelia Silva de Rio: Managing the Transition Period for Success

Dr. Frank Verstraete: Canine Dental Lab

Dr. Brett McNabb: Incorporating Advanced Techniques Into Your Herd: Embryo Transfer & IVF

Dr. Richard Pereira: Mastitis Lab