January 28, 2006
January 28, 2006
College of Veterinary
Kansas State University
|U.S. Department of Agriculture APHIS, Animal Care|
Date and Time
Saturday, January 28, 2006
9:00 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.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson by phone at 785-532-5696 or e-mail at Johnson@vet.ksu.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
This workshop is designed to assist and educate pet breeders in expanding their knowledge of raising, breeding and maintaining top quality pets. This course will offer information on preventive medicine, reproduction, kennel design, pest control, and adequate veterinary care.
|9:00 am||Welcome and Workshop Overview - Ralph Richardson, Dean, KSU CVM Ed Slauter, USDA|
|9:15 am||USDA Animal Care Update – Ed Slauter|
|9:30 am||Canine Reproduction: Infertility, Estrus, Timing, Artificial Insemination – Scott Pretzer|
|10:45 am||Refreshment Break|
|11:00 am||Common Canine Illnesses – Sue Nelson|
|12 noon||Lunch (provided with registration)|
|1:00 pm||You Be the Inspector – Karl Thornton|
|1:45 pm||Beyond Pests Control – Tanya Tims|
|2:30 pm||Refreshment Break|
|2:45 pm||Understanding the USDA – Ruth Bakker|
|3:30 pm||Kennel Construction Ideas and Materials – Faron Greenough|
|4:15 pm||Kansas Pet Animal Act Update – Debra Duncan|
|4:35 pm||Question & Answer Forum with Panel of Speakers|
|5:00 pm||Closing Remarks and Evaluation|
DVM, Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA
Dr. Bakker received her DVM degree from Iowa State University in 1984. She practiced in Davenport, IA, in a small animal/exotic practice for three years and in Louisville, KY, in a mixed animal practice for four years. She has served as a Veterinary Medical Officer with the USDA since 1991.
Debra Duncan, JD, Kansas Animal Health Department
Ms. Duncan received her law degree from Washburn University in Topeka. Debra is the Director of the Animal Facilities Inspection Program in the Kansas Animal Health Department and has served in this capacity since 1994. Prior to that, she worked for the Legislative Research Department as a budget analyst.
Faron Greenough, Animal Care Inspector, USDA
Mr. Greenough currently resides in Nebraska and is the Animal Care inspector for western Nebraska as well as north central and northwest Kansas. He has been employed with the USDA since 2001. He and his wife have a small cow/calf operation in Nebraska where they are also involved in the horse business.
Sue Nelson, DVM, Assistant Professor, KSU CVM
Dr. Nelson received her DVM from Kansas State University in 1989. She then worked as an associate veterinarian in a private small animal practice. She joined the faculty at KSU in the summer of 2003. Her interests are in dentistry and feline medicine. She also really enjoys general practice and the development of client relations.
Scott Pretzer, DVM, Abilene Animal Hospital
Dr. Scott Pretzer is a native of Southeast Nebraska and obtained a BS degree in Ag Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1996 and a DVM degree form Kansas State University in 1998. Since graduation, Dr. Pretzer has practiced at the Abilene Animal Hospital in Abilene, KS. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Animal Care ER in Salina, KS as well as the Society for Theriogenology. Dr. Pretzer is currently preparing to take Theriogenology boards and has helped teach the junior theriogenology class at K-State CVM the past two years.
Ed Slauter, DVM, Supervisory Animal Care Specialist, USDA
Dr. Slauter received his DVM in 1972 from Iowa State University. He was in private practice for a short time before starting a career in regulatory veterinary medicine. He has been working in USDA's animal care program for the past 16 years. He is currently a Supervisory Animal Care Specialist for USDA supervising 9 inspectors in three states.
Karl Thornton, Animal Care Inspector, USDA
Mr. Thornton has been with Animal Care since March of 2002. He has worked with animals his entire life, growing up on a diary farm that was later converted to a cow/calf operation. He and his wife operate a 300 acre cow/calf farm and rent 200 acres for hay. Before joining USDA, Mr. Thornton worked for the Neosho County Sheriff's department as a deputy. He is still a certified Kansas law-enforcement officer. "One of the responsibilities we have on this earth is to take care of the many blessings we have been given, animals. A big one is to help care for man's best friend."
Tanya Tims, DVM, Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA
Dr. Tims received her BS degree in Biology from Emporia State University and her DVM degree from Kansas State University. Prior to attending veterinary college, she was a zoo keeper for 7 years. Following graduation from KSU, she practiced small animal/exotics medicine near Pittsburg, KS. She joined the Animal Care team in June 2004 and is presently the Veterinary Medical Officer in the Kansas City area.
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