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Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell


Upcoming Conferences and Presentations

ASPCA/Cornell Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference

Date: July 28-30, 2017

 

Cornell University
Robert Purcell Community Center
107 Jessup Road, Ithaca, NY 14853

The ASPCA Cornell Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference, now in its 14th year, provides highly relevant information designed to enhance quality of life for shelter animals and the professionals who work with them.

Presentations are given over the course of 2 ½ days by speakers in four tracks: DVM, LVT, Management, and Staff & Volunteers.

This year’s conference will feature 41 workshops on topics that include:

  • Behavioral pharmacology
  • Orthopedic surgery in a shelter setting
  • Animal cruelty law (including a mock trial on cruelty investigation)
  • Animal fighting
  • Equine welfare
  • Basic care of wildlife
  • Basic care of reptiles
  • Infectious disease outbreak
  • Social media and marketing
  • Humane education programs and camps
  • Burnout in the animal shelter
  • Customer service for social change

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When

The conference begins Friday evening, July 28 with a keynote presentation and welcome reception and ends Sunday, July 31.
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Continuing Education
Approved CEs

  • AAVSB RACE: DVM Track - 14.50 CEUs; LVT Track - 13.50 CEUs.
  • NYSED: DVM Track - 14.50 CEUs; LVT Track - 13.50 CEUs.
  • CAWA: DVM Track - 14.50 CEUs; LVT Track - 13.50 CEUs; Management Track - 13.50 CEUs; and Staff & Volunteer Track - 13.50 CEUs.
  • IAABC: 7 CEUs - 1 CEU per workshop for the following workshops: Staff & Volunteer Track: #4, #8, #12, #16; DVM Track #13, #17, #21.
  • CCPDT: 4 CEUs - 1 CEU per workshop in area of animal behavior: Staff & Volunteer Track: #4, #8, #12, #16.


Sponsorship/Tables at Exhibit Hall

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Cathy Rosenthal at 512.358.4515.