Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (internal medicine and oncology)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition
Professor of Medicine
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Senior Medical Consultant
Nestle Purina Petcare
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University
Dr. Stan Marks is also board certified in nutrition and oncology and so is exceptionally qualified for this course. Dr. Deb Greco is an endocrinologist that has spent years studying diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats and pioneered many studies on managing Type II diabetic cats.. Deb currently works for Nestle Purina and has a great perspective on nutritional management of many other medical conditions. Dr. Mike Lappin has been working with infectious causes of gastrointestinal disease and urinary tract diseases in cats his whole career. He has completed many studies associated with diarrhea, in particular, those where probiotics were used. Deb, Stan, and Mike have collaborated on many research projects together and have lectured together all over the world and IVS believes you will love their interactive skills while providing you valuable information to use in your practices.
|Seminar registration||Friday April 12, 2019||7:15am – 8:00am|
Friday April 12
8:00am – 1:30pm
|Breakfast||Daily||7:15am – 8:00am|
Dietary management of lower urinary tract disease in dogs and cats.
Dietary management of CKD in dogs and cats.
Evidence for immune modulation by probiotics.
Dietary considerations in the management of giardiasis and parvoviral infections.
Dietary management of hepatic disease
Dietary management of gastrointestinal disorders
What’s the latest on the dietary management of canine and feline pancreatitis?
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation – the ideal probiotic for the management of GI disease?
ABCs of selecting, placing, and maintaining enteral feeding devices
The good, the bad, and the ugly on feeding raw food diets to dogs and cats
Dietary management of endocrine disorders: Diabetes and hyperthyroidism
Down on the “fat”farm: Management of obesity in dogs and cats
Taking the itch out of food allergy: Choosing a hypoallergenic diet
Grain free/ancestral diets…Not as bland as you thought
Food for thought:Dietary management of neurologic disorders
Beyond ingredients: How to read a pet food label
This seminar is 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:
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Enjoy spacious rooms with beautiful views of historic Savannah and modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. These stylish rooms feature a chair and ottoman for relaxing, large desk space, high-speed wireless internet, 32-inch flat screen LCD, and Alarm Clock Radio with iPod connection. Get a great rest on either a king or two double sized Serenity Bed collection with a Super Topper mattress pad, down-filled comforters, Touch of Down pillows, and 250 thread-count sheets. Enjoy the Peter Thomas Roth bath amenities and plush towels.
Savannah Lodging Amenities:
Group Room rate: – $215.00 dbl/night plus taxes
Check-In: 4:00pm; Check-Out: 11:00am
Cancellations: A two night cancellation charge will be made to your credit card if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival. You will be charged fo the complete scheduled stay if you cancel within 3 days of your scheduled arrival or are a no-show or depart early.
Welcome to Savannah, the Hostess City of the South. Named by Conde’ Nast Traveler as one of the top 10 U.S. cities to visit, Savannah offers an enchanting stroll back in time and an invitation to uncover its hidden charms. Bits and pieces of Savannah’s rich, colorful history adorn virtually every corner of the downtown area. The stately mansions, moss-draped oaks, and massive churches give the city a unique flavor found nowhere else in the world. Savannah’s Historic District is a 2.5-mile walking district full of bistros, quaint shops, green squares and grand architecture. Savannah boasts one of the largest National Landmark Historic Districts in the United States, featuring historically significant buildings, including examples of Federal, Italianate and Victorian architecture.Savannah’s 22 squares form the heart and soul of the historic district and are considered to be the city’s precious jewels. General James Oglethorpe, Savannah’s founding father, vision of southern hospitality and a genteel way of life is still alive in the faces of those who call Savannah home.
Savannah GA airport is approx a 20 minute drive from downtown Savannah.
From Interstate I-95 north or south bound: exit at 99A (I-16 east), follow to the end where it feeds into Montgomery Street. At the first stop light turn right onto Liberty Street. Follow for 5 blocks to the Desoto which will be on your right hand side. Ample valet parking is available. Commercial parking is also available around the Desoto.
Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 for travel arrangements or questions.
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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-
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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.