Join us in Valencia, Spain, September 21-23, 2018 for the 2018 International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association (ISDVMA) conference!
Conference Location: Palacio de Colomina Aula and Universidad Cardenal Herrera (CEU Cardinal Herrera University), Valencia, Spain
Main hotel for the meeting/Lodging: Hotel SH INGLES BOUTIQUE The contact person at the hotel is Laura Rodriguez for the ISDVMA block of rooms.
Meeting Co-chairs: Drs. Dominique Grandjean, Milagros Benito Hernandez, Monica Pacheco Duran
Program lectures: Preliminary schedule ISDVMA Conference
Friday, 21th September
Location: Palacio de Colomina Aula
Carrer de l'Almodí, 1, 46003 Valencia
Welcome to the 14th biennial ISDVMA meeting and symposium!
9:30 – 10:00 Welcome and opening ceremony
10:00-11:30 Training/conditioning for sprint and dryland races (Lena Boyssen Hillstad)
11:30-12:00 Coffee break (Thank you to sponsorship from Indiba Animal Health!), poster presentations
12:00-13:00 Dog care in sprint and dryland races (Dr. Monica Pacheco)
13-00-14:00 Preliminary descriptive statistics from a five-year international harness survey (Dr. Jerry Vanek)
14:00-15:00 Lunch break (Lunch on your own)
15:00-15:45 Kennel cough: Disease management and vaccination protocols (Esperanza Jurado, Spain). Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Lecture will be presented in Spanish, with English type on the slides
15:45-16:45 Thermoregulation in sled dogs in a mid-distance race (Dr. Delphine Clero)
16:45–17:15 Coffee Break (Thank you to sponsorship from Boehringer Ingelheim)
17:15-18:15 How to become a race vet (Dr. Monica Pacheco)
18:15-19:15 Radiofrequency therapy in muscle injuries (Indiba)
Meet and Greet Cocktail party (Thank you to sponsorship from Indiba Animal Health!)
Saturday, 22th september
Location: Palacio de colominam Aula
Carrer de l'Almodí, 1, 46003 Valencia
9:30-10:30 Kennel management (Lena Boyssen Hillstad)
10:30-11:30 Welfare and ethics in sled dog sports (Dr. Dominique Grandjean)
11:30-12:00 Coffee break (Sponsored by Pharmadiet Veterinaria)
12:00-13:00 Animal welfare in sleddogs in Lapland (JC Garcia Rossell)
13:00-14:00 Sled dog welfare in Cerro Chapelco, Argentina (Pablo German)
14.00-15:00 Lunch on your own
15.00–17.00 Panel discussion on welfare and ethics in sled dogs – Moderator: Dr. Dominique Grandjean
17.00–18.00 Doc Lombard Award Winners presentation
Sunday, 23th september
Location: Hospital Clínico Veterinario Aulas de apoyo 1 y 2
C/ Santiago Ramón y Cajal s/n, 46115 Alfara del Patriarca, Valencia
9:00 Board bus for ride to veterinary hospital - be on time!
10:00-10:30 Welcome - Hospital Clínico Veterinario Aulas de Apoyo
10:30-11:30 ISDVMA sled dog care standards of care (Dr. Annette Kriller and Dr. Richard Long)
11:30-12:30 Workshop: Ozone therapy and its application to sled dog medicine (Dr. Mercedes Hernández, Spain)
12:30-13:30 Lunch on your own
13:30-15:30 Workshop: Physiotherapy applied to sled dogs
15:30–17:30 Workshop: Cardiovascular control in sports dog
17:30 Concluding remarks, adjournment, and we’ll see you in 2020!!
Theoretical sessions Palacio de Colomina (Conference Room), Carrer de l'Almodí, 1, 46003 Valencia
Workshop sessions / practices. CEU Veterinary Clinical Hospital: Santiago Ramón y Cajal St., 46115 Alfara del Patriarca, Valencia
Total of 20.0 CE Credit hours
****Note individual licensing authorities may require additional documentation such as registration receipts or other program information.
Final determination of the acceptance of a program for CE accrual is the responsibility of the individual licensing authority.
Contact your state/provincial/governing veterinary board for CE requirements.****
Member registration: $400 USD (3 days)
Non-member registration: $475 USD (3 days)
Member veterinary technician: $200 USD (3 days)
Non-member veterinary technician: $275 USD (3 days)
Student registration: $60 USD (3 days, but does not include dinner)
Looking to attend for just one day? Here's the pricing for one day:
Member registration: $150 USD (1 day)
Non-member registration: $200 USD (1 day)
Member veterinary technician: $125 USD (1 day)
Non-member veterinary technician: $175 USD (1 day)
Overflow hotels are approx the same distance from the conference center: We do not have reserved rooms at these hotels
1.HOTEL CATHEDRAL, Calle Cabillers 3, Valencia email@example.com
2.HOTEL SIGLO, Plaça de Santa Caterina, 11, 46001 València
To register for the conference, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with details (type of registration, full name, email address, address) for an invoice via PayPal.
Thank you to the following sponsors during our ISDVMA conference!