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Day Time Speaker Topic

Day 1:
Tuesday 11 September 2018

Intro

9am - 9:15am

Dr Nicola Cotton

BVSc DipMgmt, Manager Dog Development Seeing Eye Dogs

Welcome and introduction

9:15am-10am

Dr Trepheena Hunter

BAgSc (Hons) MAgSc BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Veterinary Behaviour)

Treating anxiety in working dogs

10am - 11am

Dr Richard Woolley

BVetMed DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology) MRCVS

Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia in Labrador retrievers

Break 11am - 11:20am

11:20am - 12pm

Dr Nicola Cotton

BVSc DipMgmt, Manager Dog Development Seeing Eye Dogs

Discussion group on common dog guide health challenges

12pm - 1pm

Dr Sam Snelling

BVSc FANZCVS (Small Animal Surgery) 

Elbow Dysplasia

Lunch 1pm-2pm

2pm - 2:40pm

Prof Claire Wade

BSc (Hons) PhD UNSW GCertEd UQ, Chair of Computational Biology and Animal Genetics at the University of Sydney

Canine genetics for dog breeding managers and veterinarians

2:40pm - 3:10pm

Dr Nicola Cotton

BVSc DipMgmt, Manager Dog Development Seeing Eye Dog

Discussion group on common kennel health challenges

Break 3:10pm - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4pm

Dr Diane Van Rooy

BVSc MANZCVS (Behaviour) PhD Candidate

The challenges of behavioural genetics research

4pm - 4:45pm


Dr Malcolm Ware

BVSc CCRT VOSMA, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

Musculoskeletal issues associated with a working dog and how rehab techniques can improve and prolong the working life.

5pm - 6:30pm Networking event  

Day 2:
Wednesday 12 September 2018

9am - 9:30am

Dan Casey

Capability Development Manager, Vision Australia

Dr Nicola Cotton

BVSc DipMgmt, Manager Dog Development Seeing Eye Dog

Compassion Fatigue

Discussion group on common dog guide health challenges

9:30am - 10:30am

Dr Steven Holloway

BVSc MVS PhD MACVSc Dipl. ACVIM

Infectious Disease in Kennel Environments

10:30am - 11:10am

Dr Mina Hamilton - Royal Canin Stakeholder & Scientific Affairs Manager

BVSc (Hons), MVS

The latest in food and feeding

Break 11:10am - 11:30am

11:30am - 1pm

Dr Greg Burton

BVSc (Hons) MACVSc (Small Animal Surgery), FACVSc (Dermatology)

Common issues for labrador retrievers: atopic dermatitis and recurrent otitis and the emergence of MRSP (methicillin resistant staphylococcal infections)

Lunch 1pm-2pm

2pm - 3pm

Dr Stuart Mason

BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Animal Reproduction) Diplomate American College of Theriogenologists

Managing the Whelping Bitch

Break 3pm - 3:30pm

 

3:30pm - 4pm

Jodie Snudden - Lions Hearing Dogs

Kennel Manager


Dr Jeffrey Barnet - Guide Dogs for the Blind

Veterinarian. MVD.

Australian Lions Hearing Dogs enrichment yard


The hidden strain: diagnosis, treatment & success rates for iliopsoas muscle injury in training guide dogs

4pm - 5pm

Dr Trepheena Hunter

BAgSc (Hons) MAgSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Veterinary Behaviour)

Detecting and Managing kennel stress

5pm Finish & thank you  

 

Facilitated discussion sessions on common dog guide and kennel health challenges will be held on Day 1 and Day 2

 


 

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