2021 AHVMA Annual Conference & Exhibition

Conference Schedule

Preliminary - Subject to Change

Saturday - October 2, 2021

6:50 - 7:40 Exhibitor Hosted Breakfast Meetings
Vendor Hosted Breakfast Meeting: Ziwi | Global Leader in Air-Dried Nutrition by Heather Hickey
7:00 - 7:30 Morning Meditation
8:00 - 8:10 Announcements
AHVMA/INTRO TO CAVM PT EQUINE MASTERCLASS TBD

PM Track Sponsored by Gilad & Gilad
8:10 - 9:00 Introduction to Holistic Veterinary Medicine
Doug Knueven
Forelimb Asymmetries in the Equine Athlete
Pedro Rivera
TBD
9:10 - 10:00 Raw Food Revolution 1
Doug Knueven
Rear Limb Asymmetries in the Equine Athlete
Pedro Rivera
TBD
10:00 - 10:45 Break in Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 11:35 Raw Food Revolution 2
Doug Knueven
Functional Neuroanatomy in Equine Back Pain
Pedro Rivera
TBD
11:50 - 12:40 KEYNOTE: Holistic Renewal - Doug Knueven
Sponsored by VBMA
12:40 - 2:10 Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:05 - 1:55 Exhibitor Hosted Lunch & Learn Meetings **Ticketed events
Vendor Hosted Lunch Meeting: VDI- Biomarkers for the diagnosis and monitoring of canine and feline chronic enteropathies by Randy Ringold, President & CEO
Vendor Hosted Lunch Meeting: Answer's Pet Food
2:10 - 3:00 Introduction to Veterinary Spinal Manipulative
Pedro Rivera
Upper Body Lameness: The Forequarters
Deborah Marshall
TBD
3:10 - 4:00 Basics of a Complete Neuro Exam
Pedro Rivera
Upper Body Lameness: Balance & Hindquarters
Deborah Marshall
TBD
4:00 - 4:45 Break in Exhibit Hall
4:45 - 5:35 How to Approach Patients With IPS & MSI
Pedro Rivera
Upper Body Lameness: Evaluation & Treatment
Deborah Marshall
TBD
Reception in Exhibit Hall

Sunday - October 3, 2021

6:50 - 7:40 Exhibitor Hosted Breakfast Meetings
Vendor Hosted Breakfast Meeting: Healthy Hemp | Pharmacokinetics & Toxicity of a CBD Oil Product by Christopher Fulkerson & Dave Merrell
Vendor Hosted Breakfast Meeting: Multi Radiance | The Rental Laser Phenomenon: Grow Your Business with Rental Lasers by Dr. Youkey
Vendor Hosted Breakfast Meeting: Wellsong | Ancient Healing Art to Diagnose and Treat Animals is Better Than Ever. Homeopathy, Bach Flower Essences, Chakras, Gems, Herbs and much more
7:00 - 7:30 Morning Meditation
8:00 - 8:10 Announcements
NEW HORIZON/NEW DIRECTIONS INTRO/HOMEOPATHY PHYSICAL THERAPY/REHAB
AM Track Sponsored by Cogent Solutions
8:10 - 9:00 What You Learned About Thyroid Disorders Was Wrong
W. Jean Dodds
Introduction to Herbal Medicine
Deborah Mitchell
Make Joints Feel & Move Better
Laurie McCauley
9:00 - 9:45 Break in Exhibit Hall
9:45 - 10:35 Salivary Diagnostics Direct Dietary Therapy
W. Jean Dodds
Introduction to Veterinary Acupuncture
Deborah Mitchell
Manual Therapy Lab
Session 1
(2 hours)

Laurie McCauley
*Space is limted. Registration required.
10:45 - 11:35 Evolving Vaccinee Technology, Efficacy & Safety
W. Jean Dodds
Integrating Holistic Medicine Into Your Practice
Deborah Mitchell
11:35 - 1:10 Lunch in Exhibit Hall
12:00 - 12:50 Exhibitor Hosted Lunch & Learn Meetings **Ticketed events
Vendor Hosted Lunch Meeting: Innovarius
Vendor Hosted Lunch Meeting: Steve's Real Food by Joel Baardseth
1:10 - 2:00 TBD Remove Oral Masses With Homeopathy
Martha Lindsay
Manual Therapy Lab
Session 2
(2 hours)

Laurie McCauley
*Space is limted. Registration required.
2:10 - 3:00 TBD Feline Asthma - Blown Away with Homeopathy
Martha Lindsay
3:00 - 4:00 Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 4:50 TBD Homeopathy for Hyperthyroidism With Renal Disease
Martha Lindsay
Taking the MS Exam to a Whole New Level
Laurie McCauley
Cocktail Recption
AHVM Foundation Silent Auction **CANCELLED**
Banquet **Ticketed event - You must present your banquet ticket to enter**

Monday - October 4, 2021

6:50 - 7:40 Exhibitor Hosted Breakfast Meetings
Vendor Hosted Breakfast Meeting: AnimalBiome
Vendor Hosted Breakfast Meeting: O3 Vets | Interviewing an Ozone Expert: How Ozone Has Transformed Your Practice by Dr. Marlene Siegel & Jonathan Lowe
Vendor Hosted Breakfast Meeting: Standard Process by Dr. Doug Knueven
7:00 - 7:30 Morning Meditation
8:00 - 8:10 Announcements
THERMAL IMAGING WELLBEING TCVM TUI NA
8:10 - 9:00 TBD Mem-Brain, Bystander or Initiator
Barrie Sands
Equine Tui-Na Lab
(2 hours)
Susan Seelye
*Space is limited. Registration required.
9:10 - 10:00 TBD Human-Animal Bonds: How are we Affecting Each Other?
Barrie Sands
10:00 - 10:45 Break in Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 11:35 AHVMA Annual Meeting
11:35 - 1:10 Lunch in Exhibit Hall
12:00 - 12:50 Exhibitor Hosted Lunch & Learn Meetings **Ticketed events
Vendor Hosted Lunch Meeting: Treatibles | What Every Veterinarian Needs to Know: Real World Cannabis Discussions from the Clinician’s Perspective by Dr. Gary Richter & Dr. Trina Hazzah
1:10 - 2:00 Thermal Imaging in Vet Practice
Ronald Riegel
Trends & Challenges to Veterinary Wellbeing
Laurie Fonken
Canine/Feline Tui-Na Lab
(2 hours)
Susan Seelye
*Space is limted. Registration required.
2:10 - 3:00 Use of IRT in Integrated Companion Animal Practice
Ronald Riegel
Healthy People Healthy Practice
Laurie Fonken
3:00 - 4:00 Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 4:50 Use of IT Thermography in Equine Practice
Ronald Riegel
Integration: Life, Work & Wellbeing
Laurie Fonken
Chinese Tui-Na - A Manual Therapy
Susan Seelye
Memorial Celebration - Time & Location TBD

Tuesday - October 5, 2021

7:00 - 7:30 Morning Meditation
8:00 - 8:10 Announcements
ONE HEALTH HERBAL MEDICINE
LARGE ANIMAL MEDICINE
AYURVEDA END OF LIFE
Sponsored by Evermore Pet Food
8:10 - 9:00 Treating Infectious Disease with Herbs
Nancy Martin
Intro to Ayuvedic Principles
Ava Frick
Helping Owners Assess Quality of Life
Mary Gardner
9:10 - 10:00 Equine Lymphatic System and TCVM
Nancy Martin
Ayurveda - Vata Dosha
Ava Frick
5 Elements of Hospice
Mary Gardner
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:05 Plant Medicine Powerhouses
Nancy Martin
Ayurveda - Pitta Dosha
Ava Frick
Mapping the Euthanasia Experience- Part 1
Mary Gardner
11:15 - 12:05 Antimicrobial Resistance & Food Safety
Nancy Martin
Ayurveda - Kapha Dosha
Ava Frick
Mapping the Euthanasia Experience- Part 2
Mary Gardner

 

Continuing Education Updates

This program “2021 AHVMA Annual Conference” will be submitted for approval by AAVSB RACE. AHVMA will also be applying for continuing education approval from individual state boards, as well as our many allied organizations.

Over the past five years, AHVMA has received RACE approval for approximately 90% of our Annual Conference lecture and lab content. Please check back for program and continuing education updates.

AHVMA is a member of the AVMA House of Delegates. Many states grant blanket approval for AVMA affiliate organizations.