2020 Winter Conference

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Date: Saturday & Sunday, February 22-23, 2020

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)
Location: Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis
CE Credit: Up to 16 hours


The student FARM club will also host their Beef Producer Symposium. Visit the FARM Club | Beef Producer Symposium event page for more information.

  • Online registration for onsite conference closes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm PST.
  • Online webinar registration closes Friday, February 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm PST
  • Day-of onsite registration is available Saturday, February 22, 2020 between 7:00 - 8:00 am in the 1st floor foyer of Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis. Checks and credit card only.


before Feb. 8, 2020

Registration Feb. 8, 2020 or later




RVT/Vet Tech



Canine and Feline Techniques Lab

Space limited to 20.



WEBINAR OPTION: The webinar will be live (Pacific Standard Time) and interactive; it will count for full CE credit. No recording will be available for viewing after the event. If you have never attended a Zoom webinar before, test your computer or mobile device here.

before Feb. 8, 2020
Registration Feb. 8, 2020 or later




RVT/Vet Tech



Discount prices for UC Davis employees and students will be available for view at registration.


Special pricing is available for those interested in attending only the FARM Club/Beef Producer Symposium and/or the Fish and Poultry Track.
Select General (No CE Credit) option when registering.

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The CE Office relies on educational grants from our corporate partners.  Click on the "sticky note" above to view/download the corporate partnership form for more info on how to support this program.

Fish and Poultry Track Only (no CE credit): onsite: $45; webinar: $40

FARM Club | Beef Producer Symposium Only (no CE credit): onsite: $45;. There is no webinar option for this event (updated 11/6/19).
More information on the FARM Club: Beef Producer Symposium


We are excited to have C. Guillermo Couto, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology and Internal Medicine) provide lectures and a plenary session on our first day.  Dr. Couto received his DVM from Buernos Aires University of Argentina and completed a residency in oncology at UC Davis. He is also board certified in SAIM.  He is internationally recognized as an expert in the fields of hematology, oncology, transfusion medicine and is an expert in Greyhound and sighthound medicine. He served on faculty at The Ohio State University for over 30 years and has coauthored the best- selling text book, Small Animal Internal Medicine, now in its 5th edition. 

Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV, DACVS, DECVS, DACVSMR, is a professor of small animal orthopedic surgery at UC Davis. He joined the school in 2017.  He graduated from veterinary school in Toulouse, France and served as faculty for 23 years at North Carolina State University. He is a world-renowned expert in orthopedic disease and his research interests include bio-modeling and the fabrication of custom orthopedic implants using metal 3D printing and other methods.  He will provide the plenary session on day two as well as an in-depth discussion on canine hip dysplasia.


Canine and Feline Techniques Lab

CANCELLED: 02/12/2020

  • Dr. Carlos Rodriguez will update on the use of Electrochemotherapy for non-resectable tumors
  • Dr. Sina Marsilio has the latest information on canine pancreatitis
  • Dr. Kathryn Koehler will provide three hours on various ophthalmology topics
  • Dr. Dori Borjesson will present on the use of regenerative medicine in clinical practice
  • Dr. Maurice Pitesky will provide lectures for those with an interest in poultry medicine
  • Dr. Esteban Soto has the latest updates on the diagnosis and management of various fish diseases
  • Drs. Karl Jandrey and Jamie Burkitt: Emergency and critical care for the feline patient


  • Dr. Jonathan Dear: Fungal diseases
  • Dr. Carrie Palm: Latest treatments for anemia in cats with CKD
  • Dr. Phillip Mayhew: Hiatal hernias and regurgitation in dogs
  • Dr. Jamie Burkitt:  Managing feline urethral obstruction
In accordance with University policy and copyright law, the University prohibits distributing and/or posting on the internet any content from this conference/symposium/session without the explicit permission of the instructor.

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Generous Support Provided by

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In accordance with University policy and copyright law, the University prohibits distributing and/or posting on the internet any content from conferences without the explicit permission of the instructors.