June 5-8, 2014 * Philadelphia, PA * Registration includes all meals
Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 17 hours of CE by participating in lectures and wet labs. Additional CE can be earned by participating in the Decon Workshop (4 hrs) and the Scenario Based Training (6 hrs).
FEMA TEAMS: Approved for CA training category fund expenditure.
NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FIELD
Highlights from the Field are 10 minute presentations designed to bring attention to, and build interest in, the many aspects of working dog health. Presentations may cover field case studies,pilot research,abstract presentations, and new technology or protocols.
Submissions will include a title, brief summary (1,600 characters), and contact information.
The 2014 Working Dog Conference is focused on exploring the many different facets of working dog health.
This track is designed to explore the various aspects of injury prevention and rehabilitation. Lectures and wet labs will expose attendees to leading veterinarians and researchers in the field.
This track will explore the role nutrition plays in managing physiological stress, maximizing performance, and improving detection capabilities by understanding the latest scientific findings in this field.
This track will examine the various aspects of canine behavior and how the relationship between behavior and health can be used to enhance the performance of the working dogs.
EMERGENCY & PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
This tract will introduce attendees to the latest techniques available to address medical emergencies faced by working dogs in the field and introduce resources to prevent injuries and exposures.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Full refund minus $25 processing fee available through midnight EDT May 22, 2014. No refunds will be made after this date. No exceptions.
Check out previous conferences
- 2010 Selecting Working Dogs for the Next Century: Scientific Advances and Man’s Best Friend
- 2011 Defining, Developing and Documenting Success in Working Dogs
- 2013 The Art & Science of Training: Dog and Handler