Special Events

VMAT Animal Decon Workshop

Sept 7, 2011
1:00p.m. to 4:30p.m.
Before July 1 $50, after July 1 $60

This 3 hour workshop will cover an introduction to hazardous materials and an overview of decontamination procedures. Participants will break out into small groups to discuss decontamination concerns for their working canines based on likely risks and exposures.

This hands on workshop will use state of the art simulator technology to cover a wide variety of First Aid techniques.

PennHIP Seminar

Sept 7, 2011
8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
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The University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program (PennHIP) has earned a reputation as the most accurate and precise evidence-based hip screening method to estimate a dog’s risk for developing the osteoarthritis (OA) of canine hip dysplasia. Completion of this seminar will provide the necessary information to accurately perform PennHIP screening and subsequently obtain PennHIP Certification.