October 25–27

2018 ACVS Surgery Summit • Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery Summit features seminars focused on all areas of patient care from diagnosis, pain management, and anesthesia to surgery, postoperative care, and rehabilitation. The entire practice team can gain invaluable skills and earn exceptional continuing education. The ACVS defines the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery and surgical educational programs. For more information visit

November 17-18

TAVP/Concho Valley VMA • TAMU AgriLife Extension and Research Center • San Angelo, Texas
Once again the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice and the Concho Valley Veterinary Medical Association are partnering once again to bring quality continuing education to veterinary professionals in the West Texas, Panhandle and Central Texas area. This seminar will allow veterinarians to earn 17 CE credits over a 2-day period. Saturday will feature three speakers. Dr. Bianca Lourenco, who is a board certified internist, speaking on 'Hypertension in Cats' will kick the day off at 8:00 a.m. with Dr. Kristina Stafford (topic TBD) and Dr. Emma Warry (Oncology) following. The Sunday speakers are Dr. Beth Boudreau speaking on Neurology in the morning and Dr. Stephen Kerpsack finishing up the day with some wound management and various other topics Lunch is included in the registration fee both days. Click HERE to register online.  Click HERE to download a registration form with complete seminar details.  Dr. Lourenco is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Dr. Stafford is sponsored by Elanco.


February 22-24
TVMA Annual Conference & Expo • Embassy Suites Hotel/Conv. Ctr. • Frisco, TX
This year’s conference will be held a week earlier at a new location. Over 117 hours of unparalleled CE courses will be offered featuring some of the finest speakers in the world of veterinary medicine. Attendees can earn up to 21 CE credits plus additional credits if serving on the board of directors or a TVMA committee. Be sure to bring your favorite team jersey to wear to our ‘Jeans and Jerseys’ President’s Celebration. Live music, exciting interactive sport simulators, unbelievable raffle prizes are just a few things conference attendees and guests can expect at the largest TVMA social event of the year. Click HERE for detailed information on CE sessions and to register online. Contact Ellen Forsythe, CMP at for more information about the annual conference.

June 23-24