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VVMA Summer Seminar
June 20-23, 2019
Isla Grand Beach Resort South Padre Island, Texas

UP TO 23 HOURS CE  Register on or before May 20, 2019. $225.00
                                          ​Register after May 20, 2019. $275.00

*If you are registering on site then payment will need to be in the form of cash or check.  We will be unable to accept credit cards on site.*
SCHEDULE:   Please check back frequently for updates on schedule/
                                Specific topics to be announced soon:

Thursday June 20th

2-2:50pm  Diagnostic Cytology for Busy Practioner Dr.Scot Estep
3-3:50pm  Urinalysis - Getting the most out of this in house diagnostics Dr. Ron Tyler 
4-4:50pm  Livers are Hard!Decision based approach for high Liver Enzymes/Bile Acids  Dr. Estep
5-5:50pm  Hematology Review and Bloodsmear interpretations  Dr.  Ron Tyler 

Friday June 21st
9-9:50am    Infectious Encephalopathies, Myelopathies and Neuropathies Dr. Dani Powers
10-10:50am   Neurological Exam and Neurolocalization Dr. Dani Powers
11-11:50am    Breed Specific Neurological Disease Dr.  Dani Powers

12:00-1:30pm Lunch Provided Sponsored by Zoetis
2-2:50pm  Oncology Cytology Review Dr. Zack Wright  
3-3:50pm  Mast Cell Tumors Dr. Zack Wright  
4-4:50pm  Lymphoma Dr. Zack Wright 
5-5:50pm  Osteosarcoma Dr. Zack Wright

​7pm- 8pm  Quench your Thirst and Your Brain: Compounding in 2019   Bruce Dell  R.Ph.                     Sponsored by Covetrus   (1 hour CE and drinks/taco bar)  FREE

Saturday June 22nd

6:30am        Fishing Tournament Sponosred by Elanco (FULL)

9-9:50am      Why Screen Healthy Animals  Dr. Scott Sabelhaus
10-10:50am  Screening Healthy Animals  Dr. Scott Sabelhaus
11-11:50am   Medical & Operational Synergy Driven by Advances in Imaging Technology                         Greg Stoutenburgh

                  SAT PM SMALL ANIMAL TRACK
1-1:50pm  Achy Breaky Heart: Chronic Valvular Disease Part 1 Dr. Sonya Gordon
2-2:50pm  Achy Breaky Heart: Chronic Valvular Disease Part 2 Dr. Sonya Gordon
3-3:50pm  Ocular Emergencies Part 1 Dr. Andrew Greller
4-4:50pm  Ocular Emergencies Part 2 Dr. Andrew Greller
5-5:50pm  Feline Ophthalmology Dr. Andrew Greller

1-1:50pm  Equine Dentistry
2-2:50pm  Equine Dentistry
3-3:50pm  Equine Dentistry
4-4:50pm  Equine Dentistry

7pm-9pm Family Pool Social / Dinner Sponsored by Hills

Sunday June 25th

8am-9am       Breakfast (DVM and Prepaid Guests) Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim
9-9:50am      Tooth Resorption and Stomatitis  Dr. Bert Dodd
10-10:50am  Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Bert Dodd
11-11:50am   Interactive Dental Case Presentations Dr. Bert Dodd                                 

 * Please turn in evaluation form and sign out at registration desk prior to leaving in order to get CE credit.

We will be providing lunch on Friday, June 21st and breakfast on Sunday, June 25th for registered veterinarians.  On Saturday, June 22nd we will be hosting a Family Pool Social at the Isla Grand and will be providing a light meal and drinks (for registered vet and one guest), dinner can be purchased for additional guests for $15 each.  There will be no charge for any of the above meal events for all paid veterinarians.  This year we are allowing guests to also attend the Friday lunch and Sunday morning breakfast for an additional fee of $15 per person.  Please indicate attendance for all meal events on registration form.

There will be a small exhibit hall and will be open Friday 12pm to 6pm and Saturday 12pm to 6pm.  Exhibitors scheduled to attend include Elanco, Merial, Zoetis, Hills, Merck and several others.

If cancelling registration prior to May 20, 2019 than you will receive a refund less a $30 processing fee.  Cancellations after May 20, 2019 will receive a refund less a $75 processing fee.  Cancellations made after June 5th will not be eligible for a refund. Please make all cancellations in writing via email to 


Entire Meeting (before May 20th)                     $225

Entire Meeting (after May 20th)                        $275

One Day Only Meeting                                     $125

Bay Fishing Trip                                               $170/person

Friday Lunch (for additional guests)                $15/guest

Pool Social Dinner (for additional guests)        $15/guest

Sunday Breakfast (for additional guests)         $15/guest

Proceedings Books                                           FREE

*Fees include all of the meals for the registered DVM. 

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