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Event Calendar 2017

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Dermatology Month Webinars 2017


A Vet Nurses guide to working up the allergic patient

  • When: Wednesday 15th November, 7:30pm (NZDT)
  • Presented by: Ellie Clarke RVN

Food Allergies – THE diagnostic challenge in small animal medicine

  • When: Wednesday 29th November, 7:30pm (NZDT)
  • Presented by: Dr Craig Griffin DVM, DACVD

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Verbal Impact: The biggest mistakes you never knew you were making when speaking to clients

Speaker: Dr Dani McVety DVM
When:     Thursday 9th November Time: 7.30pm AEDT 9:30pm NZDT
Where:     On line webinar
Cost:        Free



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The Canterbury Regional Branch of the NZVA , with sponsorship from Medical Assurance Society present

Is there a science to happiness?

The talk will look at some of the science of positive mood states and also common traps that the mind uses that cause stress and unhappiness. Practical techniques to enhance happiness including gratitude, mindfulness and compassion will be discussed.

Speaker:  Dr Tony Fernando, Am Bd Cert Psych 1999

When:     7.30pm - 9.30pm Friday 24th November

Where:    Christchurch Art Gallery Auditorium
Cost:         Free


A glass of wine, non-alcoholic beverage and food platters will served in the foyer from 7pm.


RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday 17th November to canterbury-branch@vets.org.nz

Your booking will be confirmed by return email.

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Happy Cats - Feline Friendly Practices and Low Stress Handling

When:   28 November 2017
Time:    7.00pm - 9.00pm
Where:  Auckland  Bible Church, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane, Auckland
     Tickets only $30 (plus processing fee); available from; https://cpd-talk-happy-cats.eventbrite.co.nz/
Light snacks and drinks provided

A great fundraising evening with ALL proceeds going to the new Te Are Manu Charity Vet Clinic in the Cook Islands. Read more about them here; https://www.tearemanu.com/

 CPD Points: 1.5

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2017 NZVA Wildlife Society Annual Conference

The vet nurse conference is a one day stream dedicated to both experienced and non-experienced veterinary nurses wanting to learn and gain more knowledge in avian medicine, anaesthesia and clinical techniques. The day will be run by two nurses from the University of Queensland Small Animal Hospital’s Avian and Exotics department

When: Wednesday, 29th November
Where:  Rydges Auckland
Cost:   $80 registration fee (earlybird).

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Speaker:  Dr Margie Scherk, DVM, Dip ABVP (Feline Practice)
When:      Friday, 1 December at 2.00pm NZDT
Cost:        Free  
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Latest research and treatments for important companion animal viruses including parvo

Speaker:     Dr Mark Kelman
When:         Monday, 4 December 2017,  
7:30pm NZT
Cost:           Free webinar

Can't make it? Don't worry - register anyway and a link to a recording of the webinar will be made available online afterwards



9th World Congress of Herpetology



When:   5-10 January 2020
Where: Dunedin
Details:  www.conference.co.nz/wch2020



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