Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University
Dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Feline Practice)
Bytown Cat Hospital
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.
|Monday, November 15, 2021||1:00 pm – 1:30 pm|
|Monday, November 15, 2021||6:30 pm – 7:30 pm|
Tuesday, November 16
Wednesday, November 17
7:15 am – 8:00 am
7:15 am – 8:00 am
Monday, November 15
1:30 pm – 6:30 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
– 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?
This program has been approved for 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.
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Opened on New Year’s Eve of 1920, Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, is a flawless merging of old Key West ambiance and contemporary luxury. Immerse yourself in a restful haven where emerald lawns meet a blue Atlantic – welcoming stunning sunrises each day. Come to the “house by the sea” enveloped in breezy elegance and shaded by graceful palms.
Enjoy a taste of tropical living at the legendary Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Nestled along the southern edge of the island – spanning more than 1,100 feet of private beach, Casa Marina’s modern accommodations provide a luxurious hideaway for travelers. Listed in the National Register for Historic Places, this landmark resort has attracted business tycoons, artists, and dignitaries since the 1920’s because:
Revel in the island charm of Key West that has inspired artists and writers since the 1920s. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places , Casa Marina combines timeless service with modern comfort and style. Lose yourself in our Mediterranean-style accommodations. Delight in the 311 non-smoking guest rooms and suites at our beachfront hotel – where a historical sense of time is artfully combined with an intimate sense of place. Indulge in an exquisite selection of beachfront accommodations.
Standard room:$549.00 dbl/night plus taxes – very limited group rooms still available
Ocean view with balcony: $.00 dbl/night plus taxes – group rooms sold out
Additional Charges (subject to change without notice):
You will be charged a deposit of one nights room and tax.
Cancellations: You must cancel your reservation at least 21 days prior to your scheduled arrival to receive a refund. If you cancel with 21 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or depart early, you will be charged for the complete scheduled stay.
It’s the perfect time to visit everyone’s favorite tropical Island in Florida. The weather is wonderful (in the low 80’s )and the rates are down!
The colorful heritage of this laid back Island city has inspired writers and artists over the last century. Stroll along brick walkways, adjacent to the Custom House Historical Museum or enjoy a walk to the Truman Whitehouse, Mel Fisher’s Museum of sunken treasures and the infamous Hemingway House. Just one block from the resort is Duval Street offering art galleries, boutiques, cafes and legendary historic watering holes.
Tour the city on the conch-train, enjoy the conch and Caribbean food, biking, snorkeling, diving, relaxing on the beach, stroll along Dual Street, catch a sunset in Mallory Square, fishing, a sunset sail, shopping and slowing down for a few days.
Key West attractions and activities, learn more
Old Town has many cafes and restaurants offering food for all tastes. And the nightlife is legendary in Key West.
Don’t forget to catch sunset at Mallory Square- it’s a tradition and an experience!
Relax on the Resorts private beach.
Sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, snorkeling and diving.
Golf in the tropics at Key West Golf Club.
Explore the island on bicycles or mopeds.
Take a fast boat to the reefs and snorkel for several hours.
Spa Al Mare awaits your arrival.
Key West can be accessed by air with frequent flights into Key West Airport. In the terminal you can then contact the hotel from the phone to arrange for Resort transportation. Or grab a cab- pricing is the same for either transport group. Or you can rent a car from Miami and travel Hwy. 1 over the Keys to Key West. (About a 3 to 4 hour spectacular drive.)
Arriving at the Key West Airport- set outside and grab a cab to the Casa Marina. There is no hotel shuttle available.
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.
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-
For regular seminars: email@example.com
Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.
When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.
For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.
or call: 1-888-303-5719 and asking for group rate using the unique group code ZZIVS2