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Details for the 2017 Mini-Vet School will be posted when finalized. The following will give you an idea of what was offered last year.

2016 Mini-Vet School

The Mini-Vet School is presented by the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and hosted by Medaille College in Buffalo, NY.

The human animal bond is well documented. The beneficial effects of living with devoted
and playful pets on the physical and psychological well-being of their owners impacts
emotions from affection and trust to healing. At the same time, pet owners are committed to maintaining the good health and happiness of their faithful pets.

In the middle of these beneficial reciprocal relationships between humans and animals are the dedicated and competent practitioners of veterinary medicine who strive with consummate training and skill to cope with the myriad of diseases and injuries that affect these animals.

NFVS and Medaille’s Mini-Veterinary program is where people and science come together. You will learn about the causes and treatments of the conditions that affect your pets, as well as some
of the latest advances in veterinary medicine.

The Mini-Veterinary School is a five-week series of lectures by the most accomplished and dynamic veterinarians in the area.

For two hours Tuesday evenings October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1, they will lead you on a fascinating journey of discovery.
Each lecture will be a “course” in a subject covered in veterinary school.

Mini-Veterinary School graduates will not be eligible to practice veterinary medicine, but will have a better understanding of their pets’ health! They will, however, receive a certificate attesting to the completion of 10 hours of veterinary science.

Registration is required. Cost for the 2016 series was $60 per person. Individual dates are $20 (reduced rates for students & seniors). Registration is limited to 250 people. Contact ehudson@medaille.edu to register.

If you wish to be on our communication list for the 2016 program, please email us at info@nfvs.us.

COURSES - 2016 Mini-Vet Speakers/Topics

October 4
Joshua Bruzgul DVM
Where does it hurt?
Translating how pets feel

Tribetta Spires DVM
The Cats Pajamas – It's all about the cat
Feline care

October 11
Jen Stachnik DVM
Achoo! My pet has allergies
Pet allergies

Kurt Volle DVM
Walk on the Wild Side
Zoo medicine

October 18
Marcia Ritchie LVT
A Pup-purr-ree Event –Part 1
Solving cat & dog behavior problems

Miranda K. Workman, MS, CABC, CCBC-KA, CPDT-KSA
A Pup-purr-ree Event – Part 2
Solving cat & dog behavior problems

October 25
Kathleen Makolinski DVM
Cats on the Run
Humane management strategies for community cats

Claudia Gray DVM
Test tube pets?
Artificial insemination

November 1
Helen Roberts Sweeney DVM
Fixing Nemo
Acquatic medicine

Wendy Clark DVM
Bleeding vomiting, poisoning – what should you do?
Pet first aid

Contact ehudson@medaille.edu to register.

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