March conferences for camelid owners and veterinarians

Two new conferences available

This March, two new conferences for those interested in alpacas and llamas will take place at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Hosted by the Office of Continuing Education in the college, courses offer intensive learning opportunities as well as continuing education credit.

International Camelid Health Conference

This conference will take place March 24-28, 2010 and is open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Five days of intense seminar for all levels of camelid practice. Practitioners entering camelid practice as well as seasoned veterans will benefit from this exhaustive state-of-the-art CE conference featuring world experts in the field of camelid medicine and surgery. For more details and a full agenda, visit the conference web page here.

Camelid Health Conference for Owners and Breeders

This conference will take place on March 25, 2010, and is intended for llama and alpaca owners and breeders. The conference coincides with the International Camelid Health Conference for Veterinarians, which provides experts in the field of camelid medicine and surgery. The Camelid Health Conference for Owners and Breeders features some of these expert speakers and covers topics on reproduction, nutrition, infections and more. For more details, click here.

Posted: 2/26/10

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About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.