Once again the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association brings together experts in animal behavior and welfare from across the country for a full day of educational sessions. We are pleased to offer some of the country's most sought-after speakers in animal welfare and know that you will enjoy their presentations. MVMA encourages all those interested in animal welfare to attend including:
The conference will emphasize how veterinarians work together with producers and others for humane treatment of animals at every stage of life. A variety of issues facing veterinarians and and other individuals involved in all aspects of animal care and handling will be examined.
|8:30 - 9:00 am||Registration|
|9:00 - 9:15 am||Welcome|
|9:15 - 10:00 am||
Welfare of Southeast Asia Working Equids
|10:00 - 10:45 am||
Let's Get to the Point: Using Veterinary Acupuncture to Promote Wellness
|10:45 - 11:00 am||Break|
|11:00 - Noon||
Decreasing Stress in Beef Calves
|Noon - 1:00 pm||
|1:00 - 1:45 pm||
Scenario: Beef Cow-Calf Herds: Who Has the Best Welfare?
|1:45 - 2:30 pm||
Backyard Chickens: A Veterinarian's Perspective
|2:30 - 2:45 pm||Break|
|2:45 - 3:45 pm||
The Veterinarian's Role in Animal Abuse Investigations
|3:45 - 4:30 pm||Canine Schutzhund Demonstration|
Samantha Hanna, Pooches with a Purpose
Wrap Up and Final Comments
The conference planning committee is made up of members of the MVMA Animal Welfare Committee; any opinions or representations expressed at the conference are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or constitute representation of the Animal Welfare Committee or the MVMA.
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