2019 Upcoming Seminars


January 10, 2019 (Alexandria-Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center)

MVMA Winter Seminar - Essentials for the Rural Ruminant Practitioner

Topics to be presented include: Matching Implant Strategies to Nutritional Management and Biological Type for Beef Production; VFD's for Minor Species; Small Ruminant Parasite 101-Making FAMACHA Scoring to Help Combat Anthelmintic Resistance; Small Ruminant Abortions: How to Investigate and Solve Herd Challenges; and Consumers Influencing the Dairy Farm and How Farmers React

Click here for more information and to register!

April 4, 2019 (Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast)

MVMA Spring Seminar - Practical Tips & Tricks for Cancer Patients in Your Practice
Susan Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Topics covered include: Top 10 Oncology Mistakes and How to Avoid Them; Osteosarcoma Survival Guide; How to Talk to Clients about Cancer: Things You Did Not Learn in Vet School and Dr. Sue's Top Tips for Managing Cancer Patients in Your Practice

June 20, 2019 (St. Paul Continuing Education & Conference Center) 

MVMA Summer Seminar - The Day I Didn't Use Ultrasound-What Did I Miss? The Power of Global FAST
Gregory Lisciandro, DVM, DABVP, DACVECC

Topics presented will include: Case-based Applications of AFAST and Its Fluid Scoring System; Vet BLUE Cutting-edge Case-based Applications in Respiratory Dogs; The Tale of Four Felines: Vet BLUE in Cats and Update in Canine Anaphylaxis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Complications you MUST Know.

September 13, 2019 (Brainerd-Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes)

MVMA Academy Seminar - Principles of Small Animal Dentistry
Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC

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 include: 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.


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.