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Jackson Hole, WY

  |   July 19th - 21st, 2019

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Stan Marks B.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (internal medicine and oncology)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition
Professor of Medicine
U.C. Davis 

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

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

Dr. Stanley Marks & Dr. Michael Lappin are two of the worlds leading authorities on gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Marks expertise also involves esophageal disorders, small intestinal diseases, endoscopic diagnostic techniques and nutritional therapy for the GI patient. Dr. Lappin is the world’s leading aurthority on feline GI diseases and disorders. Both speakers have published extensively in all the major journals & texts including JAVMA, Compendium on Continuing Education & Textbook of Internal Medicine.

Stan & Mike have lectured at the regional and national meetings and have promised me that the seminars have been structured to maximize the material that you will take with you to your practice. The lectures will detail how to manage the majority of the problems when you don’t have access to an endoscope! For this all new seminar, I have asked two of the worlds preeminent GI specialists to present a practical seminar on what’s new in the management of canine & feline GI problems.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday July 19, 2019 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am

Friday July 19

8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Rational approach to chronic diarrhea in dogs

  • Differentiation of feline IBD from intestinal lymphoma – does it really matter?

  • My top 10 pearls in managing esophageal disorders in dogs

  • How I manage hemorrhagic gastroenteritis in dogs

  • What’s the latest in the management of hepatic disorders in cats?

  • Lessons learned in feline pancreatitis

  • How I manage the chronically vomiting dog and cat

  • Management of feline caudal mucositis.

  • Infectious disease diagnostic tests; facts and fallacies.

  • Giardia infections in dogs and cats; fact or fiction?

  • Cryptosporidium spp. infections of 2 and 4 legged animals.

  • Logical management of GI parasitism in dogs and cats; a case based approach.

  • Update on the management of canine distemper virus, canine parvovirus, and feline panleukopenia virus infections.

  • Use of probiotics in the management of diarrhea in dogs and cats.

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Seminar Speakers

  • Stan Marks B.V.Sc., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (internal medicine and oncology) Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition Professor of Medicine U.C. Davis
  • Michael Lappin Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University

CE Hours

This seminar is AAVSB RACE approved for 16 CE hrs.  

IVS is also an approved provider in  NY.

This program has been submitted 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.

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

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


Teton Mountain Lodge

Teton Mountain Lodge

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Located at the gateway of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and slopeside at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa takes western hospitality to a new level of luxury. Here is an overview of what our luxury resort offers:

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

Hotel Location

  • Slopeside at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
  • At the south gateway to Grand Teton National Park
  • At the base of the Teton Mountain Range
  • Two miles east of the Snake River and blue-ribbon trout fishing
  • 11 miles northwest of the Town of Jackson
  • Easy walking distance to the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort ski lifts and aerial tram, hiking, horseback riding, climbing, mountain biking, wildlife watching and many other outdoor activities in Grand Teton National Park
  • 60 miles from Yellowstone National Park
  • 22 miles from the Jackson Hole Airport

Hotel Amenities

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

  • Regionally inspired and sourced cuisine, featuring an array of organic, free range and natural ingredients, at the resort’s 105-seat Cascade Restaurant, a high-end restaurant serving three meals a day, as well as room service
  • A full-service bar also serving lunch and après-ski food and beverages
  • The Solitude Spa (named “Hot Spa 2008 by Conde Nast Traveler”) a full-service resort spa offering 10 treatment rooms, including hydrotherapy services with a vichy shower, two couple’s treatment rooms, and pre- and post-treatment Tranquility Lounges
  • Complete fitness center with aerobic machines, weights and steam rooms
  • Rooftop Motion Studio for Yoga and Pilates, which heats to 108 degrees to accommodate hot or Bikram-style yoga
  • Indoor and outdoor heated pools
  • Five separate whirlpool hot tubs, three indoor and two outdoor, including a rooftop, 24-person tub


A welcome retreat from the day’s adventures, skiing at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort or exploring the majestic Grand Teton and Yellowstone wilderness, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa is the ideal choice in luxurious mountain lodging. Every detail of our lodge offers a luxurious “home-away-from-home” experience, complete with the warmth of a true Wyoming welcome. Emulating the grand scale and rustic elegance of the Yellowstone National Park lodges, the Lodge presents refined furnishings, stone fireplaces, oversized baths, state of the art kitchens, hardwood floors, tasteful lighting and classic millwork. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa offers an elevated ski lodging experience in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.


Alpine Studios: These luxury hotel studios are furnished with a Queen-sized Murphy bed, stone-face gas fireplace, fully-equipped state-of-the-art kitchen, dining area, large-format flat-screen TV with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, steam iron and board. Some Alpine Studios include a sofa sleeper. Sleeps 2 – ideal for a romantic getaway at our Jackson Hole hotel.

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

Lodge Rooms: Lodge rooms at our luxury Jackson Hole hotel come furnished with a King or Queen bed, or two extra-long double beds, large format flat-screen TV with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, mini refrigerator, steam iron and board. Sleeps 2-4 people.

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

One Bedroom Suites: These expansive and fully-furnished Jackson Hole luxury hotel suites include a Murphy bed or sofa sleeper in the living room, King bed, or Queen bed in the master bedroom, one to two full baths and a fully-equipped, modern kitchen. Other amenities include: large format flat-screen TV in both rooms with in-room movies, high speed internet access, hairdryer, boot dryer, coffee maker, steam iron and board. Some rooms have a furnished terrace.  These luxury hotel suites sleep 2-6 people.


  • Group Lodge Room with one king bed: $407.00 per room, per night, plus taxes & fees.
  • Group Lodge Room with two beds: sold out

*The above rate is based on single or double occupancy, for a max occupancy of to 2 adults and 2 children. There is an extra charge, per adult over 2, staying in the room.

Additional Fees & Taxes (subject to change without notice):

  • The above rate is subject to state and local taxes, currently 10%
  • A 7% Lodge Services fee + 10% tax will be charged per room, per night.  Lodge Services fee includes: priority access to the Solitude Spa and all of its amenities, including access to the roof top hot tub, steam room, both indoor & outdoor pools, and access to the fitness facility.  You will also receive standard wireless internet access, local calling, in room coffee & local newspaper, bike storage, self-parking, and access to the business center computers for travel assistance as well as boarding pass printing.
  • Valet parking is available at a charge.



A deposit equal to two (2) night’s stay including tax and service fees is required at the time of booking with the remaining balance due thirty (30) days prior to your scheduled check-in.


Your deposit is fully refundable up to thirty (30) days prior to arrival. At thirty (30) days prior to arrival, any remaining balance, including tax & lodge service fee, will be charged to the credit card on file for the individual reservation. If your reservation is canceled or modified, including room type change to an accommodation type at a lower rate, within thirty (30) days prior to arrival, a cancellation fee will be assessed equal to the room rate, tax & service fee per night that is cancelled.

Check-In: 4:00 pm  Check-Out: 12:00 pm 

Unannounced extended stays and late check-outs will be charged and additional $100 to the published rate. Anyone wishing special consideration for late check-out should inquire at the front desk on your day of departure.  Should the hotel allow for late check-out, it may charge half the rate published for your room type. 

We strongly suggest purchasing trip insurance.  If you would like us to give you a quote, please give us call.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

In the warmer months Jackson Hole opens up even more recreational opportunities by providing the ultimate outdoor playground. The Snake River flows through the valley providing world class fly fishing, whitewater and scenic river rafting, kayaking, and canoeing with spectacular Teton views. Winding trails run throughout Jackson Hole’s mountains and valleys providing plenty of opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and trail running. Guests can view Jackson Hole from the big skies in a hot air balloon, paraglider, or glider plane. The winding country roads and paved pathways are perfect for exploring by bike or car, with breathtaking scenery and stunning views around every turn.

National Parks
Jackson Hole is home to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park an hour to the north. The parks can be explored year round, with rare wildlife spotted roaming through the deep snow in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park in the winter months, migrating and mating through the spring and fall, and roaming throughout the mountains and streams in the summer.

Summer activities

Summer in Jackson Hole offer an endless list of choices: do I explore the beautiful hiking trails that wind through fields of wildflowers or hit the Snake River for a little whitewater fun? Is it time to explore the skies by hot air balloon or ride horseback into the backcountry? At Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa we’re here to help you design the ultimate western summer adventure. Teton Mountain Lodge’s Concierge is happy to assist with making the right choice based on your time and interest and can schedule with our preferred partners and outfitters

Touring and Wildlife Viewing in the National Parks
You can explore these national treasures on your own or hire tour guide to lead you to some of the best views and wildlife spotting areas.

Trails begin outside our door continue into some of the world’s most spectacular outdoor lands.

Mountain Biking
At the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, there is a seven mile network of mountain bike trails to explore. The Teewinot chairlift enables you to hitch a ride with your mountain bike half way up the mountain. You may also explore trails in the backcountry around Jackson Hole.
You can rent bikes and accessories from many shops in the area and set out on your own or hire guides for tips and instruction.

Road Biking
Paved and dirt roads and trails throughout Jackson Hole offer another excellent way to see Jackson Hole. The National Elk Refuge Road or the extensive paved Pathways that run throughout the Jackson Hole valley offer ideal options.

Explore Jackson Hole from the Big Skies
Whether you choose to fly in a hot air balloon, float in a paraglider or a glider plane, delving into the big skies of Jackson Hole by air is an unforgettable experience.

Horseback Riding
There’s no better way to experience the romance of the Old West and get deep in to the backcountry and high in the mountains than on horseback. There are many outfitters, most offering full or half day rides.

Teton Pines is a full-service, semi-private championship golf course offering tee boxes of varying levels, many water features and large greens. This 18-hole course, opened in 1987, was designed by Arnold Palmer. Located just 5 miles from the Inn, the course offers a pro shop, golf instruction, club rentals, driving range and putting green.

Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis is the valley’s first full-service championship 18-hole golf course. Opened in 1963 and redesigned in 1973 by Robert Trent Jones II, it showcases some of Jackson Hole’s most breathtaking Teton views. This semi-private club is consistently ranked number one in the state of Wyoming by Golf Digest magazine. Located just 20 miles from the Resort, the club offers a pro shop, golf instruction, club rentals, driving range and putting green.

Rafting and other Watersports
The Snake River offers both calm waters for scenic floating and a dramatic canyon for whitewater excitement. High alpine lakes and ponds found among the mountain peaks and have their own opportunities for water fun.

Fly Fishing
The Snake River and other area waterways offer ample opportunities to fish native cutthroat trout. Experienced guides to help you find the most awe inspiring fly fishing experience for you.

Whether you rent equipment and head out on your own or enlist a guide or instructor, you can choose between the athletic descent of the Snake River or the gliding serenity of the alpine lakes in Grand Teton National Park.

National Parks

Grand Teton National Park
Enjoy the natural and cultural resources of the park in safe, resource compatible ways, through the entire year. Learn more

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone is the first national park in the world. Learn more


Solitude Spa, Solitude Spa is named after one of Grand Teton National Park’s most spectacular high alpine lakes, Lake Solitude.  Solitude Spa has a selection of experiential spa services incorporate elements found in nature – herbs, salts, mud and spring water – to delight the mind, sooth the soul and enliven the spirit. Peruse our array of treatments and submit a service request or call to book your appointment. (307) 732-6865

*As a special concession of our group there is a 10% discount on Spa services.


Spur Restaurant & Bar
Executive Chef Kevin Humphreys elevates traditional “mountain cuisine” by transforming simple, home-style favorites into flavorful, seasonally-infused dishes. Guests will discover a delectable assortment of appetizers and shared plates. Call Spur for reservations at 307.732.6932 or online at Open Table.

Looking for something offsite? Learn more here.

Getting There


Jackson Hole Airport – JAC is serviced by: United, American, and Delta. Non-stop flights to Jackson Hole originate from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Denver, Boise, Cincinnati and Los Angeles. Frequency and availability varies seasonally.  Then rent a car from one of the major companies and enjoy the scenic drive to the Teton Mountain Lodge which is located at the base of the Jackson Hole Ski area. Please note that we are at the Jackson Hole Ski area and not in the town of Jackson.  Learn more.

Other ways to access Jackson Hole include air service to Idaho Falls Airport – IDA, just 90 miles away (Skywest and Horizon airlines). From there, you may choose to rent a car or take the daily shuttle, Alltrans, Inc. (800-443-6133). Service is available from Idaho Falls to Jackson Hole. If you choose to fly into Salt Lake City on larger airlines, you may take the daily shuttle, Alltrans, Inc., or drive five hours directly (depending on weather conditions) to Jackson Hole.

Local Transportation Information

From the Jackson Hole Airport:
Distance: 22 miles
Driving Time: approximately 30 minutes

  • After exiting the Jackson Hole Airport, turn Right onto Highway 89 (which is alsoUS-191/ US-189/US-26/N. Cache Drive in town). Follow approximately 8.8 miles until you reach the 3rd Stoplight in Town
  • Turn Right at Stoplight. This will be W. Broadway Ave (which is also US-89/US-191/US-189/ US-26). Follow approximately 1.4 mile – stay in Right hand lane
  • Veer Right (before traffic light) onto WY-22 towards Teton Village. Follow this approximately 3.9 miles
  • Veer Right, before the second stoplight, onto Moose-Wilson Road/WY-390. Follow approximately 6.5 miles
  • Turn Left onto Teton Village Road. Follow approximately .2 miles
  • Turn Left onto McCollister Drive. Follow approximately .3 miles, up a slight hill
  • Turn Right onto Cody Lane. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa will be immediately on your Right Hand side

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $875.00

Register by:  May 29, 2019

Advanced: $895.00

Register by:  June 21, 2019

Regular: $905.00

Register after:  June 21, 2019

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter the code during checkout in the  submit promotion code box.

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours
  • complete seminar notes
  • certificate of attendance
  • breakfast and breaks daily

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  • Jackson Hole
    July 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019
    1:00 am - 6:00 am

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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-services/racetrack


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Accommodation Registration

Reserving Rooms

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.

Getting Confirmation

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.

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (pacific) to provide the card number.  Your Hotel Confirmation will be emailed to you after your room is guaranteed.


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Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 to provide the card number.


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