Cornell Conference 2015

Cornell University Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference 2015

Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell University co-hosted this four-track conference over two and a half days which was designed to provide information for professionals that will enhance the quality of life for shelter animals. Presentations were made by speakers who are highly regarded in their respective fields.

Anesthesia for the Senior Patient

October 2015

Learn about the physiology of aging and how the pharmacology of anesthetic agents is changed in the aging patient. Learn More

Avoiding Dog Fights in the Shelter

October 2015

Dog-to-dog aggression can be challenging, but there are myriad ways to keep your canines happy and safe. Learn More

Dermatology Diagnostic Evaluation

October 2015

Want to find out about in-shelter diagnostic testing in dermatology? Learn More

Dermatology Disease Management

October 2015

Recognize and treat the problematic contagious disorders that can be in the shelter animal population. Learn More

Diarrhea in a Shelter Setting

October 2015

Learn about the latest updates on diarrhea in a shelter setting, from nutritional to viral causes, and diagnostics to treatment plans. Learn More

Enrichment for Shelter Cats

October 2015

Hear about enrichment options to increase quality of life for the cats in your facility, including low cost enrichment options, and positive training techniques. Learn More

Enrichment for Shelter Dogs

October 2015

Positive reinforcement training and enrichment exercises are some of the best ways to reduce kennel stress and increase adoptability for shelter dogs. Learn More

Management of Feline Retrovirus Infections

October 2015

See a comprehensive review of FeLV and FIV in shelters, covering the clinical signs, disease progression, and management of infected cats. Learn More

Parvovirus Updates

October 2015

Hear about newer diagnostic and management protocols, with an eye to practicality and life-saving in a shelter environment. Learn More

Sniffles and Snots

October 2015

Learn best practices in preventing upper respiratory disease, with new approaches for managing and monitoring cats in shelter environments which put the LVT at the center of animal health management. Learn More

The Importance of Physical Examinations

October 2015

See the fundamentals of a physical examination of cats and dogs, which allows staff members to determine how to best care for animals during their shelter stay. Learn More

There is Too Much Toxocara in Dogs and Cats

October 2015

Review the life cycle, transmission, diagnosis and treatment of this common parasitic infection! Learn More

When it's More Than URI

October 2015

Learn how to recognize and diagnose pneumonia, the underlying pathogenesis and pathology, and the treatment options. Learn More