Annual Small Animal Practitioners Symposium 

Join us: November 13-14, 2016

Information coming soon- we are putting the finishing touches on our program now.



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Highlights from 2014

A one-day symposium focused on small current trends and best practices in the veterinary industry.


On April 11-12, 2014 we held our First Annual Small Animal Practioner's Symposium.  For those of you who could not attend we have included the highlights of the program. The symposium covered a variety of topics which included Animal Behavior, Feline Practice, Pain Management, Parasitology and Practice Management. We had an outstanding faculty and over 75 attendees of which the majority were practicing veterinarians.


We want to sincerely thank our sponsors, faculty and attendees and look forward to seeing you at our 2015 program.








Maya Barfield, DVM   

Medical Director
Veterinary Education Network

Below are the topics presented and our faculty. Click below each topic to read the highlights.


Animal Behavior

Current Trends  Techniques in Canine

Behvioral Modification

Lore I. Haug, DVM, MS, DACVB,


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Diagnosis and Treatment of Feline


Valarie V. Tynes, DVM, Dipl. ACVB

Click here to read highlights






Fleas, Ticks and Heartworm Disease;

What More Needs to Be Said?

Edward Koronowski, DVM

Sponsored by Ceva

Click here to read highlights






Pain Management

Building a Pain Management Pyramid

Robin A. Downing, DVM, CVPP, CVA, CCRP,


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Increasing your Feline Business

Karen Felsted, CPA, DVM, CPVM

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Thinking About Your Business

Mark Middleton

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Learning Objectives:


- Identify new approaches and products to common clinical cases

- Communicate the scientific rationale for new approaches in veterinary medicine

- Highlight 2-3 innovative ideas to increase traffic to your individual practice


Purpose and Content:

The goal of this one day symposium is to provide DVM small animal practioners and practice owners with an overview of current clinical approaches in Veterinary Medicine and how to integrate these approaches into their everyday practice. Each presentation is structured around adult learning principles and will provide a brief background combined with an overview of innovative modern approaches, new products and delivery ,mechanisms and updated science related to each topic.  Controversial and emerging topics will also be adfdressed and an open dialogue around challenging cases. Each attendee will learn new and practical approaches to both common and challenging cases.


Thank you to our Sponsors

Sponsor or Exhibit at future events?


To join us as a sponsor or exhibitor contact us at or call us at 214.716.7600.

 Thank you to our faculty, shown L-R, Doctors Barfield, Downing, Haug, Tynes and Felsted.  Mark Middleton shown below

Guests enjoying our opening reception at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center.

Ben Jacobs, CEO of featured on the Product Spotlight. He presented the new product that monitors a dogs activity using an APP on phones.

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Our host The Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.  See you next year!

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