2014 Sports Medicine Conference

 

August 16-17, 2014

 

This program will provide valuable information for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, owners, handlers, and trainers.

 Silent Auction &

Cocktail Reception
with hors d'oeuvers
with Corn Hole/Bocce ball tournaments!

 

August 16th, Saturday - 6:30-9:00pm 

Saturday's Program will concentrate on:

  • Dog Protection Work and Sports
  • Dock Diving, and
  • Lure Coursing

Sessions will provide an overview of the activity, dog selection, relevant rules/regulations, trainig/condition for the event, compentition/working tips, factors affecting performance, preparing for performance, lingo and jargon used in the sport/activity, and known injuries/conditions that refult in withdrawing from competition/work or retirement.  Demonstrations of the activities will follow lectures, with a question and answer session.


Sunday's Program will include:

  • Behavior issues in performance dogs
  • Exercise physiology of the canine athlete
  • Gait evaluation
  • Arthritis - recognition, treatment, prevention
Labs will include behavior training aids, assessment of cardiovascular parameters for dogs in training, gait evaluation, assessment for arthritis.


 



Limited seating available! 

All proceeds to benefit 
UT CARES
CanineSports Medicine Research


Cost:              
Register for 8/16 only $85.00
Register for 8/17 only @ 85.00
Register for both 8/16 & 17 @ $150.00

Also available via webcast, watch from home!

Seating is limited! Register Early


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