Small Animal

Live & In-Person
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Tacoma, WA

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Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

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140+ Hours of CE

Friday, September 30

8:00 - 8:50 am
Acute Kidney Injury: An Update
by Dr. Mark Acierno
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Ballroom AB
Canin Angular Limb Deformity Diagnosis and Management
by Dr. Eric Hoots
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Room 316
Therapeutic Lasers (Photobiomodulation) in Veterinary Medicine: The Basics and Beyond
by Dr. Jessica Bunch
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Room 406
9:00 - 9:50 am
Improving the Life of Feline Patients with CKD
by Dr. Mark Acierno
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Ballroom AB
Complex Fracture Management: Review of Less Common Fractures
by Dr. Eric Hoots
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Room 316
You Want to Add Laser Therapy to Your Practice…Now What?
by Dr. Jessica Bunch
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Room 406
9:50 - 10:30 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
10:30 - 11:20 am
Help! Help! I Can't Pee! (FLUTD)
by Dr. Mark Acierno
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Ballroom AB
Lower Urinary Tract Surgery: Tips and Tricks Including Feline P/U
by Dr. Eric Hoots
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Room 316
Introduction to Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine
by Dr. Nell Ostermeier
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Room 406
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Hypertention: New Drugs, New Recommendation and What's Really in the New ACVIM Consensus Statement?
by Dr. Mark Acierno
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Ballroom AB
Ears and Rears: Diagnosis and Management of Common Surgical Conditions
by Dr. Eric Hoots
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Room 316
Pathogens According to Traditional Chinese Medicine
by Dr. Nell Octermeier
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Room 406
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch On Your Own
1:30 - 2:20 pm
Making Sense of the New UTI Antimicrobial Recommended Treatment
by Dr. Mark Acierno
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Ballroom AB
A Review of Developmental Bone Diseases in Dogs
by Dr. Mike Theoson
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Room 316
The Aging Process According to Traditional Chinese Medicine
by Dr. Nell Ostermeier
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Room 406
2:20 - 3:00 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:00 - 3:50 pm
Canine Incontinence
by Dr. Mark Acierno
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Ballroom AB
Small Animal Rehab: An Introduction
by Dr. Mark Ottinger
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Room 316
The Application of Acupuncture for Senior Pets
by Dr. Nell Ostermeier
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Room 406
4:00 - 4:50 pm
Leptospirosis: What’s the Latest and What’s the Risk to Me & My Staff
by Dr. Mark Acierno
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Ballroom AB
The Year of the Cat (FINALLY!): 2022 and Cat-Specific Chronic Pain Relief
by Dr. Tamara Grubb
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Room 316
The Business of Integrating Accupuncture
by Dr. Nell Ostermeier
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Room 406
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday Evening Dance Party

Saturday, October 1

8:30 - 9:20 am
Senior vs. Geriatric: Is There a Difference and How Can We Help?
by Dr. Mary Gardner
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Ballroom AB
Monitoring of Anesthetized Patients - Part I
by Dr. Jordan Nickell
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Room 316
Reproductive Disease of the Backyard Chicken Hen
by Dr. Lauren Powers
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Room 406
9:30 - 10:20 pm
Home Hacks for Managing the Top Aliments of Geriatric Pets
by Dr. Mary Gardner
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Ballroom AB
Monitoring of Anesthetized Patients - Part II
by Dr. Jordan Nickell
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Room 316
Top Five Non-Reproductive Diseases of Backyard Chickens
by Dr. Lauren Powers
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Room 406
10:20 - 11:00 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
11:00 - 11:50 am
5 Ingredients for Veterinary Hospice: You Can Do It!
by Dr. Mary Gardner
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Ballroom AB
Anesthetic Management of Patients with Cardiac Disease and Renal Disease
by Dr. Teela Jones
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Room 316
The Pet Psittacine Bird Wellness Exam
by Dr. Lauren Powers
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Room 406
11:50 am - 1:15 pm
WSVMA Awards Lunch
1:15 - 2:05 pm
Helping Families with Assessing Quality of Life
by Dr. Mary Gardner
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Ballroom AB
No Chemo? No Problem! - Part I
by Dr. Vanessa Rizzo
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Room 316
Management of the Critically Ill Pet Psittacine Bird
by Dr. Lauren Powers
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Room 406
2:15 - 3:05 pm
Caregiver Burden: When Loving Hurts
by Dr. Mary Gardner
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Ballroom AB
No Chemo? No Problem! - Part II
by Dr. Vanessa Rizzo
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Room 316
Assessment of Dental Disease in Pet Rabbits
by Dr. Lauren Powers
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Room 406
3:05 - 3:40 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:40 - 4:30 pm
Mapping and Improving the Euthansia Experience - Part I
by Dr. Mary Gardner
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Ballroom AB
Canine Large Cell Lymphoma: What You Should Know
by Dr. Vanessa Rizzo
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Room 316
Differentiating GI Stasis from Obstruction in Pet Rabbits
by Dr. Lauren Powers
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Room 406
4:40 - 5:30 pm
Mapping and Improving the Euthansia Experience - Part II
by Dr. Mary Gardner
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Ballroom AB
Canine Oral Melanoma: Not the Killer We Thought
by Dr. Vanessa Rizzo
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Room 316
Sedation, Anesthesia, and Analgesia in Exotic Companion Mammals
by Dr. Lauren Powers
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Room 406
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Power of 10 Reception - Invite Only

Sunday, October 2

8:30 - 9:20 am
The Cat and Carbohydrate Conundrum: What We Have Learned From Science, Research, and Clinical Experience
by Dr. Andrea Fascetti
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Room 315 & 316
9:20 - 9:30 am
Break
9:30 - 10:20 am
Common Nutrition Questions From Veterinarian Asked and Answered
by Dr. Andrea Fascetti
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Room 315 & 316
10:20 - 10:30 pm
Break
10:30 - 11:20 am
Are Raw Food Diets Radical or Reasonable? A Review of the Evidence
by Dr. Andrea Fascetti
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Room 315 & 316
11:20 - 11:30 am
Break
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Debunking Nutritional Myths: Facts and Fallacies
by Dr. Andrea Fascetti
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Room 315 & 316