Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University
Dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Feline Practice)
Bytown Cat Hospital
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Veterinary Behavior Consultants, St. Louis MO
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. We have also added Dr Debra Horwitz to the team. Debbie is a world renowned behaviorist who will present a series of lectures on how she manages common feline behavioral problems. The three speakers promise these lectures to be informative, fun and practical.
|Registration:||Thursday May 2, 2019||7:15 am – 8:00 am|
|Breakfast:||Daily||7:15 am – 8:00 am|
Thursday May 2, 2019
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
– Successful management of urethral obstruction in cats
– Understanding Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
– How to Use Feeding Tubes in Cats
– Diagnosis and management of weight loss in senior cats
– Finding the inner cat – feline obesity
– Finicky felines: managing anorexia in cats
– Let’s get moving – the constipated cat
– Update on managing CKD
– Management of diabetes mellitus in cats
– Fever of unknown origin in cats.
– Logical antibiotic therapy in cats.
– Management of upper respiratory infections in cats.
– Management of the coughing cat.
– Feline GI diseases: is it infectious, inflammatory, or neoplastic?
– Understanding feline behavior and how to optimize well-being at home, at shelters and in the clinic
– Itching, twitching and licking-behavioral dermatology in cats
– The link between feline house soiling and feline intercat aggression: treating them both
– Feline aggression directed toward people: causes and treatment
This seminar is approved for 20 CE hrs.
IVS is also an approved provider in NY.
This program has been submitted for 20 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.
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From the flowing, asymmetrical Dale Chihuly chandeliers that greet you in the lobby to the visually stunning John Scott paintings and sculptures placed throughout the hotel, you will find your senses are both satisfied and stimulated. The Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel is an exceptional New Orleans boutique hotel with artistic flair and is located in a historic warehouse, circa 1910.
Situated in the heart of the Arts District near the French Quarter, this New Orleans arts hotel is conveniently located near attractions such as Harrah’s Casino, Audubon Aquarium and numerous museums. Guests looking for a unique dining experience have an array of options nearby, including our on-site Rene Bistrot. This boutique NOLA hotel restaurant serves quality French bistro-style cuisine prepared by celebrated Master Chef Rene Bajeux. For entertainment enthusiasts, it is within close proximity to well-known music and sporting venues, including the Louisiana Superdome. Or enjoy a refreshing swim in their rooftop pool.
Group room rate:
Our group rate: $281.00 per night plus tax & fees
This rate is based on single or double occupancy.
**There is a 3 night minimum stay as this is over Jazz Fest**
Taxes & Fees:
A valid credit is required to guarantee your room. You have up to 21 days prior to cancel without penalty. You will be charged for your complete scheduled stay if you cancel within 21 days of your scheduled arrival, or are a no-show, or depart early.
We will be visiting New Orelans during the second weekend of the Jazz Fest- always a fun time at the fairgrounds!
Cajun Encounters uses smaller boats that accommodate up to 24 passengers to allow for a more quiet and up-close experience. With vast knowledge of the swamp and the wildlife, we can weave you through the back bayous for a real Cajun experience. Cajun encounters
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
700 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Take I-10 East to Poydras Street, exit 234B. Follow Poydras to Tchoupitoulas Street. Turn right on Tchoupitoulas Street and the hotel is 2 blocks down on the left. Valet parking only, is available at the hotel.
Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter the code during checkout in the submit promotion code box.
Online registration is easy and fast.
For our regular seminars, after completing your registration, 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-
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We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day. However, if you need additional days, we will work with the hotel to accommodate your request based on availability.
After you submit this hotel request form, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your request for the hotel accommodations. Please note that this does not confirm your hotel accommodations.
After processing the request, our office will e-mail you an actual hotel confirmation letter which will confirm your stay with the hotel. You are not confirmed until you receive this hotel confirmation. Please check the details when you receive this confirmation.
For Amelia Island, Duck on the outer banks, St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: after submitting the hotel request form, you do not need to contact us with the credit card information. We will be sending you an individual hotel credit card authorization form.