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Small Animal III Speakers

Amy Pike


Friday, February 10

  • The 6 M’s of Treating ANY Behavior Problem

  • Update on Behavioral Medications and Products Available

  • Medical vs Behavioral Diagnoses

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Rebecca Stepien

DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Friday, February 10

  • Feline Hypertension

  • Feline Heart Disease

  • Canine Valvular Heart Disease

  • Canine Heart Failure

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Patty Lathan


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Saturday, February 11

  • Internal Medicine

  • Internal Medicine

  • Internal Medicine

  • Internal Medicine

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Ashley Phelps-Dunn


Saturday, February 11

  • Cancer Screening

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Cheryl Greenacre

DVM, DABVP (Avian), DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal)

Saturday, February 11

  • Common Infectious Diseases of Backyard Poultry

  • Common Non-Infectious Diseases of Backyard Poultry

Dr. Cheryl Greenacre is boarded in both Avian Medicine and Exotic Companion Mammal Medicine through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Prior to joining the University of Tennessee in 2001, she held a similar position at the University of Georgia for 10 years, and has been teaching avian and exotic animal medicine to veterinary students, interns, residents, and private practitioners for over 30 years. Dr. Greenacre’s service includes past Chair of UT IACUC, current Chair of the AVMA Avian Working Group on the Panel of Euthanasia, past Delegate representing the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) on the AVMA’s House of Delegates, and Past-President of the AAV. The second edition of her book titled, “Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery -A Guide for Veterinary Practitioners” is now available.

Jay Tischendorf


Sunday, February 12

  • Mud Fever! The Dangerous Reemergence of Leptospirosis Part I

  • Mud Fever! The Dangerous Reemergence of Leptospirosis Part II

  • Microbial Mayhem! Get SMART About Disinfection Part I

  • Microbial Mayhem! Get SMART About Disinfection Part II

  • Generic Medications: What You Don’t Know May Surprise You and Benefit Your Clinic

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John Berg


Sunday, February 20

  • Resection of External Masses

  • Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

  • The Spay/Neuter Controversy

  • Perineal Urethrostomy and Episioplasty

Dr. Berg is a 1981 graduate of Colorado State University.  He completed a rotating internship at Cornell University in 1982 before returning to Colorado State for his surgery residency.  Following his residency, he spent a year in referral practice at South Shore Veterinary Associates, south of Boston, and joined the faculty of Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987.  He teaches and practices small animal soft tissue surgery and has a special interest in surgical oncology.  During his time at Tufts, he has twice received the Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award, as well as several other teaching awards.  He is the author of numerous original articles and book chapters on a variety of topics in soft tissue surgery and surgical oncology.  Dr. Berg served as the Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences at Tufts from 1998 until 2011.  He is an ACVS Founding Fellow in Surgical Oncology and an honorary member of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology.


Bruce Dell


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Sunday, February 20

  • The Role of Compounding in Contemporary Veterinary Practice

A pharmacist with more than 40 years of experience, Bruce Dell has practiced in many environments, including a 26 year military career (retiring from the United States Air Force), where he was the Chief Pharmacist at nine duty stations and served as the Pharmacy Consultant for three major commands.  A pharmacy graduate from Ferris State College in Michigan, he also holds a Masters Degree in Health Care Sciences from Central Michigan University.  Throughout his career, he has been an adjunct/associate professor at six pharmacy schools, a pharmacy residency program director and has been licensed in nine states.  As Director of Research, Development and Innovation with Covetrus, he oversees formula evolution and professional training.  He has given more than 400 educational lectures highlighting legislative issues and new veterinary therapeutics available through pharmacy compounding.