PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its annual Conference for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians April 6 and 7.

The topics discussed at this year’s conference will include small animal oncology, small animal orthopedic and soft-tissue surgery, equine ophthalmology, bovine mastitis and various other small animal-, equine- and food animal-related topics. Additionally, U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinarians Dr. Don Knowles and Dr. Clive Gay will lead a discussion on foot-and-mouth disease.

Registration begins and the exhibit hall opens at 7 a.m. in the Compton Union Building Ballroom Friday, April 6. Lectures and labs will continue throughout the day. The college’s annual awards banquet is set for 7 p.m.

Registration for Saturday’s session will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the CUB Ballroom. Lectures will continue throughout the day.

The WSU conference is one of the longest running, continuing education opportunities for veterinarians offered in the United States. It provides an opportunity for veterinarians and veterinary technicians to gain state-required continuing education credits, discuss current veterinary issues and interact with vendors of veterinary-related equipment and supplies.

For more information, contact Christina Rockett at 509/335-7070 or crockett@vetmed.wsu.edu .

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