For the Pet Breeder: This workshop is designed to assist and educate
pet breeders in expanding their knowledge of raising, breeding and
maintaining top quality pets.
For the Veterinarian: This session will provide guidance and information for attending veterinarians regarding common kennel issues and Animal Welfare Act requirements for the provision of adequate veterinary care.
Kansas State University
APHIS, Animal Care
Date and Time
Saturday, January 23, 2010
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
College of Veterinary Medicine, Frick Auditorium Mosier Hall, 1800 Denison, Manhattan, KS Frick Auditorium is located on the second floor of Mosier Hall. Enter at the Emergency Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
Conference Contact Hours
6.5 Clock Hours
Parking is available on the west side (off Denison Avenue) and on the east side (off Jardine Drive) of the Veterinary Medical Complex. A parking permit is not required for weekend parking..Do not park in the client parking or reserved stalls as you may get ticketed.
|8:30 am||Registration for all conference attendees (Pet Breeders and DVMs)
Welcome and Workshop Overview
|9:15 am||USDA Animal Care Update – Dr. Robert Gibbens, Western Regional Director, USDA-APHIS-Animal Care
|9:30 am||From Breeder to Buyer - Transportation Issues– Jan Feldman, ACI, USDA-APHIS- Animal Care
|10:15 am||Refreshment Break
|10:30 am||You Be the Inspector - Jennifer Schmitz, ACI, USDA-APHIS- Animal Care
|11:15 am||How Good Kennel Management Practices Helps Control Disease — Dr. William Fortney, KSU CVM
|12:15 pm||Catered Luncheon (Included with registration)
|Afternoon Concurrent Sessions—choose the sessions designed specifically for the Pet Breeder or the Veterinarian|
|Sessions Designed for the General Audience||Sessions Designed for the Veterinarian|
|1:15 pm||From Whelping to Weaning
Dr. Susanne Brunkhorst, VMO, USDA-APHISAnimal
|1:15 pm||Case Studies in Puppy Gastro-Intestinal Diseases
Drs. Gordon Andrews DVM, DAVP & William Fortney DVM, KSU CVM
|2:15 pm|| Animal First Aid for Kennel Operators
Katy Vernon ACI, USDA-APHIS-Animal Care
|3:00 pm||Refreshment Break
||3:00 pm||Refreshment Break|
|3:15 pm||Ventilation in Commercial Kennels
Dr. J. Pat Murphy, KSU CVM
|3:15 pm||Adequate Veterinary Care
Dr. Tracy Thompson DVM, USDA-APHIS- Animal Care
|4:15 pm||Kansas Pet Animal Act Update - Debra Duncan
||4:15 pm||Question & Answer Forum with Panel of Speakers|
|4:45 pm||Question & Answer Forum with Panel of Speakers (Veterinarians join General Audience)
Closing Remarks and Evaluations
We advise you to make your room reservations as soon as possible as rooms are limited in Manhattan and blocks are reserved on room availability, first-come first-served basis.
A Block of rooms has been reserved at the Clarion Hotel. The block rate
and cutoff dates are listed below. Please refer to the “Vet Med Canine
Care Workshop” when reserving your room.
Clarion, 530 Richards Drive, 785-539-5311
Rooms: $90.00 + tax · Cutoff date: January 8, 2010
Other motels in Manhattan are listed below.
Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave, 785-539-7531
Best Western, 601 E Poyntz Ave., 785-537-8300
Fairfield Inn, 300 Colorado St., 785-539-2400
Hampton Inn, 501 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-539-5000
Motel 6, 510 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-1022
Quality Inn, 150 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-770-8000
Super 8 Motel, 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-8468
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