Pets, SARS-CoV2 and COVID-19: What All Veterinarians Need to Know
Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (PDT)
Location: Live Webinar
CE Credit: 1 hour
Complimentary Registration. Registration limited to veterinarians and veterinary technicians
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. The event is full.
WEBINAR: The webinar will be live (PDT) and interactive; it will count for full CE credit. If you have never attended a Zoom webinar before, test your computer or mobile device here.
Please join us for a one-hour CE seminar with Dr. Jane Sykes,Chief Veterinary Medical Officer, William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Sykes will review frequently asked questions by pet owners and veterinarians such as:
- Can pets become infected with SARS-CoV2 or develop signs of disease (COVID-19)?
- What is the chance that pets can transmit SARS-CoV2 back to humans?
- Can animals be tested for SARS-CoV2 infection?
- What should veterinarians and pet owners do to protect themselves from infection?
As Chief Veterinary Medical Officer, Dr. Sykes oversees all clinical and support services of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, one of the largest and most comprehensive veterinary medical centers in the world. A UC Davis faculty member since 2002, she previously served as Director of the hospital’s Small Animal Clinic, Chief of the hospital’s Small Animal Internal Medicine Service, and Biosecurity Officer of the hospital’s Small Animal Clinic. She has special expertise in infectious diseases of dogs and cats. Dr. Sykes received her veterinary degree and a PhD in veterinary microbiology from the University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia). She completed her residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Minnesota and served as a clinical faculty member there before coming to UC Davis.
This seminar is brought to you in part due to the generous support of
DIAMOND CORPORATE PARTNER