Seminars

Thursday, November 14, 2019 (St. Paul Continuing Education & Conference Center) 

MVMA Fall Staff Seminar - Behavior for the General Practitioner: From Soup to Nuts!
Debra Horwitz, DVM, DACVB

Topics to be covered: ABC's of Behavior: Interventions for the General Practitioner; Anxiety and Aggression in Dogs at Home and in the Clinic; Feline House Soiling and The Link Between House Soiling and Feline Aggression.

registration is closed! 

Thursday, January 9, 2020 (Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center-Alexandria, MN)

MVMA Winter Seminar - Rural Ruminants

Topics to be covered: Bull BSE Update and Bull Management; Current Best Practice for Disbudding Calves and Kids; Updates to Official Identification; Euthanasia Techniques for Food Producing Animals and Procedures for the Euthanasia of Equines.

Registration Now Open

Thursday, April 23, 2020 (Courtyard by Marriott Hotel & Event Center-Mankato, MN)

MVMA Spring Seminar - Infectious Diseases
Adam Birkenheuer, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Topics to be covered: Screening for Tick-Borne Diseases in the Healthy Pet: What Does it Mean and What Should I Do?; Fever of Unknown Origin: What Should I Do Next?; Testing for Tick-Borne Diseases in Sick Dogs: Which Pets? Which Disease? Which Tests?; and How to Improve Your Diagnostic Skills: The Science Behind Clinical Reasoning and Why Smart People Do Dumb Things


Thursday, June 11, 2020 

MVMA Summer Seminar - Internal Medicine
David Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM

Topics to be covered: Polyuria and Polydipsia; Diabetes in Dogs and Cats; Emerging Feline Endocrine Disease Acromegaly and Primary Hyperaldosteronism and Canine Hyperadrenocorticism


Thursday, September 24, 2020 

MVMA Academy Seminar - Ophthalmology
Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO

Topics to be covered: Neo-Poly BAC to the Future: The Next Generation of Essential Eye Med; Do You See what I see?  Ophthalmic Exam Basics; Scratching the Surface: Diagnosis and Management of Corneal Ulcers and Avoiding Ocular Trauma Drama: Management & Emergency Procedures


Thursday, November 19, 2020 

MVMA Fall Staff Seminar - Geriatrics
Mary Gardner, DVM

Topics to be covered: The Caregiver's Dilemma: Assessing Quality of Life; Practical Care for the Geriatric Veterinary Patient; Caregiver Burden & Relief: When Loving Hurts; and Vital Ingredients for Veterinary Hospice & Palliative Care


Registration:

Register online through our registration link or complete the registration form and mail to MVMA,
101 Bridgepoint Way, Suite 100, South St. Paul, MN 55075

Seminar Information:

  • Breaks and lunch provided to seminar attendees.  
  • Contact the MVMA at 651-645-7533 if you have specific dietary needs.
  • Proceedings will be available to all attendees.
  • We offer 6-7 credits for each seminar.
  • Cancellation requests must be received at least 72 hours prior to the seminar for a refund - a fee of 10% is nonrefundable.

Webinar Registration Option:

You have the option to attend most MVMA Seminars on that day beginning at 9:00 am CST from anywhere you have an internet connection! Choose the "webinar" option when you register and you will be emailed the secure internet link to attend the live session prior to the seminar. Only the purchaser will have access with this link as the attendees are monitored and must sign-in with their name. The webinar will only be available during the live presentation, it will not be offered at a later time/date.

What will you experience: once you have accessed the webinar your computer screen will be dominated with a direct-feed PowerPoint for clarity of viewing, plus the audio of speaker as the slides automatically advance on your screen. A small video window on the side of your screen will show the speaker presenting. During the Q&A session, you will be able to submit questions.