Date and Time
Sunday, March 2, 2003
8:30 am 5:00 pm
Frick Auditorium, Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 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.
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.
Conference Contact Hours
7 Clock Hours
Registration – 2nd Floor, Mosier Hall (enter building at Mosier Hall Emergency Entrance)
Welcome – Dr. Ralph Richardson, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Mike Dryden, Professor of Veterinary Parasitology
Animal Welfare: Obstruction or Opportunity? - Dr. Janice Swanson
Recent events affecting the care and use of animals in food production, biomedicine and private ownership indicate a shift of values in the US Public. Our interpretation of and actions concerning animal care and use can impact public perception and trust of authority on issues of animal welfare.
|9:45 am||Refreshment Break & Change Rooms for Concurrent Small and Large Animal Sessions|
Small Animal Sessions – Frick Auditorium
Moderator: Dr. Kathy Gaughan
Asst. Professor, Community Practice Med./Small Animal Behavior
Large Animal Sessions – Room 201, Trotter
Why Offer Behavior Services?
- Dr. Rolan Tripp
This lecture will evaluate the impediments and advantages of offering behavior services in veterinary practice.
Principles of Animal Handling
- Dr.Temple Grandin
Trouble shooting cattle handling problems and behavioral principles of handling and facility design.
Lunch – Room 2, Trotter Hall
(ticket event) Menu: hot carved roast beef, ham & turkey, salad,
What Behavior Services Make Sense in
- Dr. Rolan Tripp
We will go over each potential service, starting with the easiest and most basic. The list includes: Behavior topics, Pet selection advice, Affiliate veterinary behaviorist consults, Affiliate dog trainer, Community behavior seminar as outreach, Puppy parties or classes, Puppy or canine day care, Canine day school (board & train), AKC canine good citizen certification, Behavior corrective consultation, and Behavior medical workup and Rx.
Is It Pain, Fear or Physical Stress?
- Dr. Temple Grandin
Discuss the difference in how the animal perceives pain and fear. Will cover ways to prevent stresses associated with dark cutting beef. Solving horse behavior problems will also be covered.
Refreshment Break, Registration Area
Veterinary Staff Internal Behavior Protocols
- Dr. Rolan Tripp
Internal Veterinary Staff Protocols include: Routine pre-visit phone preparation, Using food treats to bond pets and clients, Puppy & kitten gentling, Injection distraction techniques, Physical and chemical restraint, Canine anti-barking protocol, and Feline in-patient anti-stress protocol.
Animal Welfare Issues
- Dr. Temple Grandin
The audit programs of main meat customers such as McDonalds, Burger King and Wendy’s will be covered. Overview of increasing animal welfare concerns.
Panel Discussion on Animal Behavior in
Practice - Drs. Rolan Tripp, Temple
Grandin and Janice Swanson
|5:00 pm||Questions and Answers, Evaluation and Adjourn|
Temple Grandin, PhD
Associate Professor, Animal Science, Colorado State University
Dr. Temple Grandin received her PhD in Animal Science from the University of Illinois in 1989. Dr. Grandin has designed livestock handling facilities in many countries and has developed an objective scoring system for assessing handling of cattle and pigs at meat plants. She serves as a behavior specialist consultant on animal welfare issues for many large corporations. Areas of Dr. Grandin’s research include cattle temperament, environmental enrichment for pigs, reducing dark cutters and bruises, bull fertility, training procedures, and effective stunning methods for cattle and pigs at meat plants. She has authored over 300 articles in both scientific journals and livestock periodicals on animal handling, welfare and facility design.
Professor, Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University and Associate Director, International Meat & Livestock Program
Dr. Janice Swanson received her PhD in Applied Animal Ethology from the University of Maryland in 1988. Dr. Swanson’s professional employment includes 5 years with the United States Department of Agriculture as a Technical Information Specialist in the Animal Welfare Information Center. In April of 1992, Dr. Swanson joined the faculty in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry at Kansas State University. Since 1996, Dr. Swanson has chaired K-State’s Animal Care and Use Committee. Her responsibilities as a member of the teaching faculty includes lectures and courses in domestic animal behavior and welfare, advanced techniques in animal behavior, and contemporary issues.
Rolan Tripp, DVM
Pet Perception Management, LaMirada, CA
Dr. Rolan Tripp received his DVM from UC Davis in 1979. He has been the featured speaker in Tokyo, Japan, presented a paper at the International Conference on Behavioral Medicine in Birmingham, England, and lectured on pet behavior at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. A regular guest on the Animal Planet Network, Dr. Tripp appears on both “Petsburgh, USA,” and “Good Dog U.” He is founder of www.AnimalBehavior.net and host of DVMtv, a nationwide continuing education program for DVMs and staff. Dr. Tripp frequently lectures at veterinary meetings and veterinary schools in the U.S., and is an Affiliate Professor of Applied Animal Behavior at both Colorado State and University of Wisconsin Veterinary Schools.
l to r: Frank Jordan, Gwen Jordan, Ralph Richardson
Dr. Frank W. Jordan
from Abilene, Kansas established an endowment in 1983 to enhance
continuing education for veterinary medical practitioners, faculty, and
Dr. Jordan’s endowment is used to finance the speaker’s expenses for this conference.
Thank You, Dr. Jordan!!!
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson by phone at 785-532-5696 or e-mail at VMCE@vet.k-state.edu, Veterinary Medical Continuing Education at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. If you have questions regarding registration information, call Rebecca at 785-532-5569.
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