In conjunction with the North American Veterinary Conference, UFL will be hosting the 16th Annual International Canine Sports Medicine Symposium January 15 & 16 in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Rick Read from Murdoch University, Australia, is featured Yarborough Lecturer. Dr Read, I am told, is an international authority on developmental orthopedic diseases & the treatment of musculoskeletal trauma.
Saturday AM features greyhound stuff, including:
"Diagnosis & Treatment of Muscle Injuries in Racing Greyhounds.--Dr. Alessandro Piras
"Fractures in the Racing Greyhound"--Dr. Larry Dee
"Does Vitamin E Affect Oxidative Stress in Racing Greyhounds? Drs. Hill & Harper
"Arthroscopy in Dogs"--Dr. Brian Beale
"Ligament & Tendon Disorders of the Shoulder in Sporting & Working Dogs"--Dr. Rick Read
"Electronic Training of Dogs"--Roy Pelton
"Medical Management of Degenerative Joint Disease"--Dr. Alan Cross
"Reproductive Problems in Racing Greyhounds"--Dr Rolf Larsen
"Hip Dysplasia in Athletic Dogs"--Dr. Rick Read
"The Beneficial Role of Antioxidants in Sporting Dogs"--Dr. Greg Rinehart
"Exercise Intolerance in Hunting Dogs"--Dr. Susan Taylor
"Developmental Disorders of the Canine Elbow Joint"--Dr. Rick Read
"Fatty Acids & Degenerative Joint Disease"--Dr. Steven Budsberg
Fee for both days is $75. I believe they provide written copies of the lectures. Call Ms. Linda Lee at 352-392-4700 X5714, e-mail LeeL@mail.vetmed.ufl.edu for more info.
Sponsors are Hill's, Iams, Pfizer, American Greyhound Council, Intervet, Inc.., Tri-Tronics, Waltham, American Canine Sports Medicine Assoc., Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. National Greyhound Assoc.