Veterinary Continuing Education Seminar: Updates in Geriatric Care
Sunday, November 12, 2017
SAVE THE DATE! Fall Veterinary Continuing Education Course
As part of FETCH a Cure’s mission, this continuing education seminar is complimentary* to attend for all veterinarians and up to two technicians from each practice. The focus will be on relevant updates in canine and feline geriatric care (more details to follow). The course is on Sunday, November 12th, and will be held at The Science Museum of Virginia at 2500 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220. We hope you will join us!
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Amy L. Pike DVM, DACVB
Dr. Amy Pike is Chief of the Behavior Medicine Division of the Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia. She graduated from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2003. After graduation she was commissioned as a Captain into the United States Army Veterinary Corps.
Dr. Pike’s behavior articles have been published in numerous professional veterinary journals including Clinician’s Brief, Pet Quarterly, and The Team. She has been featured in interviews on msn.com. Dr. Pike has spoken at numerous local and state-wide veterinary and industry meetings. She made her national conference speaking debut in the summer of 2014 at the American Veterinary Medical Association annual conference held in Denver, Colorado where she presented her research on thunderstorm phobias in dogs.
Dr. Pike is a member of the Fear-Free Advisory Committee, helping to educate general practitioners on the art of practicing fear-free.
Kristen Messenger, DVM, DACVAA, DACVCP
Dr. Messenger is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at North Carolina State University. She is a North Carolina (Charlotte) native and completed her DVM and residency training at NCSU. She became board-certified in veterinary anesthesiology in 2010, and in veterinary clinical pharmacology in 2014. Dr. Messenger runs the Comparative Pharmacology and Anesthesiology Laboratory at NCSU. Her research studies the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of anesthetic analgesic drugs in veterinary species. She resides in Raleigh, and enjoys spending time with her Beagle, “Cindy” and Corgi, “Hazelnut.”
More speaker information to come!
Thank you to our generous sponsors for helping make this possible!
*This course is complimentary, but please consider making a minimum donation of $20 to defray cost to the nonprofit, FETCH.