Guide Dogs for the Blind
Canine Companions for Independence
When: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Where: Guide Dogs for the Blind, Student Residence Hall Assembly Room
350 Los Ranchitos Road, San Rafael, CA 94903
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $35; lunch included
Plan now to join Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) and Canine Companions for Independence at the inaugural “Kennel Health Conference" for a full day of renowned speakers sharing the latest practices in preventing and managing canine infectious diseases. The Conference is designed for veterinarians, veterinary professionals and animal facilities staff - anyone who is looking for the best alternatives to diagnose, prevent, and treat infectious diseases through good biosecurity practices, vaccination protocols, early detection systems, and aggressive therapeutic alternatives. Attendance and participation is open to organizations/individuals nationwide.
Speakers and Topics:
- Dr. Ron Schulz University of Wisconsin: Vaccines and vaccination programs
- UC Davis Animal Shelter Medicine Team lead by Dr. Kate Hurley: Clinical review of canine infectious diseases
- Dr. Scott Weese University of Guelph in Canada: Controlling infectious canine diseases in a kennel environment
- Dr. Gerryl Hall Merck Veterinary Support Team: Sanitation procedures and best practices for kennel environments