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Canine Trauma

Canine Sports Medicine Symposium

Courtesy of Cathy Daugaard

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

    Saturday Afternoon

  • "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

    Sunday AM

  • "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

    Sunday Afternoon

  • "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 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.

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