Expired Feline techniques: how i manage common problems. Live from San Diego

San Diego live online course

  |   July 9th - 11th, 2021

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Michael Lappin D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University

Susan Little D.V.M.

Dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Feline Practice)
Bytown Cat Hospital
Ottawa, ON


Drs. Michael Lappin and Susan Little are two of the well-known feline interested veterinarians in North America. Dr. Little is board certified in feline medicine by the ABVP and owns two feline only practices in Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Lappin in an internal medicine specialist has been involved with feline clinical research ever since reporting the Toxoplasma gondii IgM and IgG tests in 1989. His research group at Colorado State University completes approximately 15 feline clinical research projects per year. Dr. Little and Lappin have lectured together multiple times and most recently spoke to packed houses at both NAVC and WVC.

Seminar Schedule:

  • Single day registration available:     Daily schedule coming soon.

    All times are Eastern time. 

    Seminars start each day at 8.00am Pacific, 9.00am Mtn, 10.00am Central  & 11.00am Eastern

    Friday July 9 (5.5 CE hrs) 

  • 8:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time

  • 11:00am – 4:30pm  Eastern Time

    Dr. Lappin: 

    Fever of unknown origin in cats

    Logical antibiotic therapy in cats

    Dr. Little: 

    Understanding Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

    Top Tips for Urethral Obstruction

    Saturday July 10  (5.5 CE hrs)

  • 8:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time
  • 11:00am-4:30 pm   Eastern time

    Dr. Lappin:

    Update on select infectious respiratory diseases in cats

    Dr. Little: 

    Finding the inner cat – feline obesity

    From Sour to Sweet – low stress management of feline diabetics

    Sunday July 11  (5.0 CE hrs)

  • 8:00am – 1:00pm Pacific Time
  • 11:00am -4:00 pm   Eastern time


Dr. Lappin: 

Feline gastrointestinal disease: is it infectious inflammatory or neoplastic.

Dr. Little:

Let’s get moving – the constipated cat

Let food be thy medicine – nutritional support for cats


Seminar Topics:

Dr. Little:

– Successful management of urethral obstruction in cats

– Understanding Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

– Finding the inner cat – feline obesity

– Finicky felines: managing anorexia in cats

– Let’s get moving – the constipated cat

– Management of diabetes mellitus in cats

Dr. Lappin:

– Fever of unknown origin in cats.

– Logical antibiotic therapy in cats.

– Management of upper respiratory infections in cats.

– Feline GI diseases: is it infectious, inflammatory, or neoplastic?

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Seminar Speakers

  • Michael Lappin Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University
  • Susan Little D.V.M. Dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Feline Practice) Bytown Cat Hospital Ottawa, ON Canada

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for up to 16 CE hrs. 

This program has been approved for a maximum of 16 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.


IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Registration Fees:

  • Pick your days and topics. 

  • After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom ink for you to pre-register for each webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar. You must do this for every individual day. 

  • Veterinarians: IVS attendees who currently have an FTC (Future transfer Credit) from a previously cancelled seminar: 

      • Please do not use the online registration as you will be charged again. You cannot use the credit thru this online registration. 

      • Please e-mail with your request (include name of registrant and which seminar you were originally scheduled to attend) for registration –  We will register you and deduct this amount from your credit.     E-mail your request to:     ivsceonline@gmail.com

  • Cancellations:  You can elect either for a Future Transfer credit for the complete registration fee or refund minus 10% processing fee. You must email our office prior to the seminar to receive an email confirmation or you will forfeit your webinar registration fee.

Registration Includes:

  • up to 16 CE hours.  Friday and Saturday are 5.5 hCE hours each day. Sunday is 5 CE hours.
  • access to online course notes
  • certificate of attendance available online


After registering: your Registration and payment confirmation emails will contain a Zoom link for you to pre-register for each days webinar.  You need to do this prior to each days webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

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  • San Diego live online
     July 9, 2021 - July 11, 2021
     8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration or booking flights. Many Hotels are selling out many months ahead of our seminars. If you need to book a hotel room, click the link to the online hotel registration page.  If none is available for your selected seminar, please fill out our hotel request form or contact our office at 800-487-5650.  Please note that hotel rooms are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from the hotel (if you booked online thru our group link) or from our office for hotels that do not offer the online link.

IVS is now required by AAVSB RACE to upload your completed attendance into their “RACEtrack” system. Your state of license and your license number are required for all seminars starting in January 2022. More information is available at https://www.aavsb.org/ce-services/racetrack


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