Core: 3-Day Hands On

Combining classroom and laboratory learning will build on the core elements of working and performance dog care first covered in the Introduction. The instructor cadre is comprised of industry leaders representing the latest in each field. This section is a 3-consecutive day event held at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia, PA.

Objectives

  • Apply behavioral theory, anatomy, and physiology to the complete examination of working dogs.
  • Utilize principles of positive-based training to teach fitness and conditioning exercises.
  • Observe the performance of various working dogs and apply the principles of sports medicine to a develop a medical plan.

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Course Details

Credits:
24 (3-day) lecture/wet lab CE hours
Instructors:

Matt Brunke, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRP, CVPP, CVA
Nicholas Cabano, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Ana Castejon, DVM, PhD, DAVDC
Liz Hare, PhD
Heather Huson, PhD
Pat Kaynaroglu, Training Manager
Donna Magness, Trainer
Carol Margolis, DVM
Cynthia Otto, DVM, PhD, DACVECC, DACVSMR, CCRT
Bess Pierce, DVM, DABVP, DACVIM, DACVSMR
Meghan Ramos, VMD
Carlo Siracusa, DVM, PhD, MS
Bridget Stewart, Trainer

Schedule:
Fall 2019. Multiple 3-day in person events will be hosted throughout the year.
Price:
$2,499.00 Veterinarians, $1,999 Technicians