Diagnosing and Treating House Soiling Problems in the Cat.

Meeting Date (All Meetings start at 7:30 PM): 
Dr. Valarie Tynes, DVM, DACVB

Title: Diagnosing and Treating House Soiling Problems in the Cat.

Objectives for CE:

Attendees will learn how the importance of understanding a cat’s natural needs and being treated appropriately in modern society.

Attendees will learn how to recognize the varying levels of fear and anxiety in cats leading to house soiling. They will also learn how to recognize physiological and psychological stress in cats.

Attendees will be exposed to the importance of appropriate resource allocation for cats. This will be elaborated on to understand the benefits as well as health implications.

The variety of ways that pheromones can be used to help decrease anxiety and help deal with house soiling and social issues.

Speaker: Dr. Valarie Tynes is a 1987 graduate of Texas A&M University. She worked in private practice, for 14 years before returning to academia to pursue a residency in clinical animal behavior at the University of California at Davis in 2000. Her special interests are the behavior and welfare of pet pigs, exotic pets and zoo animals. She is a frequent speaker at veterinary meetings around the country and author of numerous scholarly articles and textbook chapters. She is the editor of The Behavior of Exotic Pets and co-editor of the Behavior issue of the Veterinary Clinics of North America- Small Animal Clinics released in May of 2014.

This meeting will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Pierpont Inn in Ventura. Please sign up by Tuesday noon, October 31, 2017 to get the meal option of your choice. Signups after Tuesday will not be taken online. Any RSVPs after Tuesday or any questions or changes can be made by contacting Dr Georgina Sullos at Cat Doctors, 805-899-2944 or gsullosdvm [at] hotmail [dot] com. Please RSVP and add your meal choice through the website, as it links directly to your account and CE certificate, and it is one less step for your board to do manually. Thank you for your understanding.

Attendance for meetings is veterinary members only. Don’t forget to pay your dues of $65 to S.B.V.V.M.A.

*Remember, if you are not a dues paying active member of SBVVMA, then you cannot RSVP online. Contact Dr. Sullos or Dr. Saur for more information. Thank you.

Meal Options:
Meal #1: (steak) - Slow Roast Tri Tip with Demi Sauce Served with Oven Roasted Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Meal #2: N/A
Meal #3: (fish) - Grilled Atlantic Salmon with Lemon Lavender Basil Cream Sauce Served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Meal #4: (veggie) - Vegetable Wellington Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Roasted Peppers, Mushrooms and Mozzarella Served in a Puff Pastry
Meal #5: (vegan) - Same as Meal #4

Dues are due: $65 NOW. Grace period is over!
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587 N Ventu Park Rd #E-PMB904
Newbury Park, CA 91320
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