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2014 Mini-Vet School

The Mini-Vet School is presented by the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and hosted by Medaille College in Buffalo, NY.

Two lectures are presented each evening by some of the most accomplished and dynamic veterinarians in Western New York cover causes and treatments of the conditions that affect pets and their owners, as well as some of the latest advances in veterinary medicine for zoo animals. Each lecture essentially is a "course" in a subject covered in veterinary school. "Graduates" will receive a certificate but won't be licensed to practice medicine. However, they will have a better understanding of their pet's health.

In the middle of these beneficial reciprocal relationships between humans and animals are the dedicated and competent practitioners of veterinary medicine who strive with consummate training and skill to cope with the myriad of diseases and injuries that affect these animals.

The beneficial effects of living with devoted and playful pets on the physical and psychological well being of their owners have been well documented. At the same time, pet owners are committed to maintaining the good health and happiness of their faithful pets.

Registration is required. Cost for the 2014 series was $60 per person, with reduced senior and student rates. Registration is limited to 250 people.

If you wish to be on our communication list for the 2014 program, please email us at info@nfvs.us.

COURSES - 2014 Mini-Vet Speakers/Topics

October 7
Understanding pet food labels - Mary Snyder, VMD
What do you really know about your pet's food?*
*Attendees are asked to bring in the label from their pet's food to this session.

From A to Z: Animal Zoonoses - Alan Lesse, MD
Sharing MERS, Ebola, Leptospirosis, etc. with our pets

October 14
Poisonings and dangers of OTC drugs to our pets - Kevin Fitzgerald, DVM

October 21
What's Science Got to Do With It?
- Marcia Ritchie, LVT and Miranda Workman, CBCC-KA
How science speaks for those who bark and purr

November 4
Arf, arf, barf; mew, mew, spew - Samantha Nelson, DVM and Melanie Hall DVM
Medical and surgical causes of vomiting

November 11
A day in the life of a veterinarian
- Jim Brown DVM

Blizzards, floods, tornados - Helen Roberts-Sweeney DVM
Including your pet in your disaster preparedness plan

Contact ehudson@medaille.edu to register.

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