Number of Programs: 5
August 12 - 14, 2018
Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan
This event at the Grand Hotel on Michigan's Mackinac Island includes great speakers and social events, including a welcome reception, dinner in a reserved section of the Grand Hotel dining room, and a sunset dessert reception at Fort Mackinac. There is also a daily program for children.
A215 Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1314
MSU's Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health has a mandate to protect the public by ensuring the health of animals in the state of Michigan and around the nation. In the more than 30 years since its inception, DCPAH has become one of the country’s premier veterinary diagnostic laboratories, handling more than 220,000 cases involving approximately 1.5 million tests annually. The Center has active clients in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and 12 foreign countries.
DCPAH produces a series of information cards on a variety of laboratory topics that give a description of the topic and services provided. Major topic headings include:
- General Information
- Anatomic & Surgical Pathology
- Clinical Pathology
- Immunodiagnostics/ Parasitology
- Veterinary Forensics, Melinda Merck, DVM, September 12, 2018
- Rehabilitation and Pain Management, Tara Edwards, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVPP, cVMA, October 10, 2018
- Practice Management, Wendy Hauser, DVM, November 7, 2018
- Surgery, Gary Thompson, DVM, Diplomate, ABVP Canine & Feline, December 12, 2018
- Renal and Urinary, Joe Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN, March 13, 2019
- Nutrition, Craig Datz, DVM, MS, DABVP, DACVN, April 10, 2019
Marriott University Place located at 300 MAC Avenue in East Lansing, Michigan
All seminars will be held at the Marriott University Place located at 300 MAC Avenue in East Lansing, Michigan. Registration, with coffee and breakfast pastries, begins at 9:30 am. Each SAS seminar will run from 9:30 am (registration) until 5:30 pm, with lunch scheduled for 1:15 pm.
Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health: 4125 Beaumont Rd, Lansing, MI 48910
MSU's Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health offers a guide on ticks and tick-borne diseases for clnicians and pet owners that includes quick tick facts, resources for additional information, and resources specifically for our Michigan clients. It can be found at animalhealth.msu.edu and clinicians can request copies for their clinic by using the contact information below.
DCPAH can also perform the following tests: Anaplasma phagocytophilum IFA, Ehrlichia canis IFA, Equine Tick Core Panel, Lyme IFA, Tick-Borne Disease Antibody Screen, Tick Identification, and Tick PCR
Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Wilson Road, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.
Rehabilitation aids in the healing and mobility of pets and athletes through individualized treatment plans. The Dr. Elwood and Linda Collins Rehab Center team focuses on the whole patient while providing personalized care and consideration to any injury, illness or objective. The team of veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians understand pain management and condition maintenance through their wealth of experience and advanced training. They work with clients and their primary veterinarian to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that will be explained thoroughly before any therapy is initiated.