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Hill's Pet Small Animal Clinical Nutrition CE

December 10, 2022

10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
1710 Denison, Manhattan, Kansas
BI Auditorium

We are excited to host the 2022 Hill's Pet Small Animal Clinical Nutrition Seminar at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine on December 10, 2022. This year we will be offering a face-to-face program with the option of watching virtually. Attendees will receive 4 complimentary continuing credit hours which are currently pending RACE approval. There is no cost to attend this event. Lunch will be provided.

This single-day continuing education event for veterinarians provides topics related to small animal nutrition, including obesity, communication, coaching owners through selecting a pet food, and communication skills for veterinarians to use with their patients and clients. Sessions will be presented in person and via distance learning by veterinarians, including board-certified internal medicine and nutrition specialists.



8:30 a.m. Check In-Registration

9:00 a.m. Tours of the Veterinary Health Center and College of Veterinary Medicine (optional)

10:00 a.m. Welcome

Dr. Beth Davis, Associate Dean of Clinical Programs, Department Head
Dr. Shirin Modaresi, Hill’s Pet Nutrition

10:10 a.m. Don’t Shun the Emo “shun” in the Veterinary Visit. How and Why We Address the Stress in our Patients

Presented by: Neala Boyer, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice), FearFree™ Elite
certified practitioner

11:00 a.m. Ch-ch-changes: Turn and Face the Strain

Presented by: MacArthur Hafen Jr., PhD, LCMFT, Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Counseling Services
Adryanna Drake, PhD, LCMFT, Clinical Assistant Professor, Counselor

12:00 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m. Keep Calm and Feed On: Putting the Joy Back in Nutrition Conversation

Presented by: Catherine Ruggiero, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)

2:00 p.m. How a Healthy Weight Improves the Well-Being and Longevity of Our Pets as Well as the Emotional Impact on Their Owners

Presented by: Susan Nelson, DVM, Clinical Professor/Pet Health Center at Kansas State University
Paulina Macias, DVM, Hill’s Pet Nutrition Intern at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine

3:00 p.m. Q and A from Presenters