2013 Sports Medicine Conference

The Canine Athlete 

December 6 - 7, 2013


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

 Silent Auction &

Cocktail Reception
with hors d'oeuvers
and live music!


December 6th, Friday 6:30-9:00pm 

Friday's Program will concentrate on:
  • Agility
  • Field trial dogs, and
  • Search and recovery dogs

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

Saturday's Program will include:

  • Nutrition for performance
  • Common condition limiting performance
  • Evaluating dogs for potential problems
  • Warming up, stretching, cooling down

After lab sessions will include warm-up and cool down, stretching, and ball use; patient evaluation for owners and trainers - quick palpation for swelling and pain; anatomy lab - surface palpation using live dogs, skeletal and muscle anatomy using skeletons and plastinated specimens. 


Darryl Millis
David Levine
Marti Drum
Jean LaValley
Heather Wilkerson
Rick Delmar Smith
Maryanne Murphy

Limited seating available! 

All proceeds to benefit 
CanineSports Medicine Research

Cost:               DVM's or         Owner's or

                     Vet Techs        Handler's

12/6 only        $199.00             $75.00
12/7 only        $199.00             $75.00
12/6 & 7         $375.00           $150.00

Seating is limited! Register Early

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