Check out our final list of super veterinarians’ speakers:

 

*AQUATICS section (23rd of October, 4pm)

 

We are more than happy to welcome Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, CertAqV – Chief Veterinarian and owner of Aquatic Veterinary Services.

Dr. Jessie Sanders has prepared for us a super lecture:

Triage for Fish Cases: How to Handle a Patient that Swims in Your Door

Dr. Jessie Sanders attended Tufts University for her DVM and holds a B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of Rhode Island. She is a certified aquatic veterinarian through the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Sanders is the 2020 President of the American Association of Fish Veterinarians and serves as the Private Practice chair on the Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

 

*LARGE ANIMAL RESCUE section (23rd of October)

 

We are delighted to welcome for the second time at our conference Dr. Rebecca (Gimenez) Husted, President TLAER (Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue), Educator, Facilitator.

 

Rebecca (Gimenez) Husted published the first textbook on Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (Wiley-Blackwell) in 2008. She is a decorated combat veteran, retired Signal Officer, US ARMY, holds BS (Biology) Wofford College, PhD (Animal Physiology) Clemson University. She provides training in Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAERTM ) techniques across the US and internationally.

Dr. Rebecca (Gimenez) Husted prepared for us two super cool lectures:

1.Wildfire response considerations for veterinarian and staff

2.Transportation with livestock for veterinarian and staff

“TLAER is the practical Considerations, Behavioral understanding, Specialty Equipment, Techniques, Methodologies and Tactics behind the safe extrication of a live large animal from entrapments (trailer wrecks, ditches, mud, barn fires) in local emergencies and disaster areas.” TLAER offers training nationwide (US), check more here: www.tlaer.org

 

*SMALL ANIMALS section (22nd of October)

ECC

We are thrilled to learn “How to save a life” from Dr. Sînziana Rădulescu -Dr. med. vet. GP CERT (EM&S) PG DIP VCP MRCVS, final year resident in Emergency and Critical Care, Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Royal Veterinary College.

Dr. Sînziana Rădulescu has prepared for us three super cool lectures:

  1. CPR (RECOVER Guidelines): What really matters and why 
  2. Mastering fluid therapy: First do no harm
  3. Common emergency presentations to the ER: Tips and tricks

 

Sinziana graduated from the University of Bucharest in 2011 and co-founded the first animal blood bank in Romania the same year. After working in small animal emergency practices in Romania and UK she completed a rotating internship at the RVC and an ECC internship at the University of Edinburgh. Sinziana is now training to be a specialist in emergency and critical care at the Royal Veterinary College. She is interested in all aspects of emergency medicine and intensive care, although is keen to focus on coagulation disorders, acid-base disorders and analgesia of critical patients.

 

 

ANAESTHESIA (22nd of October)

We are so grateful to learn “How to save a life” from Dr. Alexandru Tutunaru -DVM, PhD, ECVAA Candidate, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Liège, Belgium.

Alex graduated the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine în Bucharest (Romania) and is highly interested in the domain of veterinary anaesthesia and pain management. To follow this interest, he obtain his PhD degree in 2013 by researching different aspects of rabbits general anaesthesia and he finished the ECVAA residency program în 2018 at the University Veterinary Clinic in Liege (Belgium). Since then he continues to work in the same clinic. Alex is now focused on regional anaesthesia, neuromuscular blockade and anaesthetic safety. A short chat with him will easily make you realise he is a person for which “sharing is caring”. I am sure you will notice this too during his presentation.

Dr. Alexandru Tutunaru has prepared for us a super cool topic:

An update to the anaesthetic risk. Analgesic management to the critically ill patient. 

 

Toxicology section (21st of Oct)

We are thrilled to learn “How to save a life” from Dr. Andras Nagy -DVM, PhD, Dip.ABVT, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca.

Andras Nagy, DVM, PhD, DABVT is currently an Associate Professor of Toxicology at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (2008) and PhD (2012 – in Veterinary Pathology) from the same institution. Andras passed the certification examination for the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology in July 2021. He has a major interest in veterinary toxicology, non-clinical toxicology, veterinary and experimental pathology, in which he was involved in the last 13 years following his DVM graduation.

Dr. Andras Nagy has prepared for us two super cool topics:

1.Cardiotoxic plants-classification, toxicity and management of poisoning

2.Hemolytic anemia caused by chemicals and toxins, differential diagnosis and therapeutic management

 

EQUINE section

We are very happy to learn “How to save a life” from Dr. Patrick Pollock -BVMS, PhD, CertES (Soft Tissue), Dip.ECVS, FHEA, FRCVS European and RCVS Recognised specialist in Equine Surgery, Director of the Equine Hospital & Practice Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Scotland.

Patrick Pollock qualifying from the university of Glasgow in 1998, he worked in mixed general practice in North East Scotland before moving to Ireland to undertake an internship and then residency in Large Animal Surgery at University College Dublin (UCD). After his residency Patrick worked as a College Lecturer in Equine Surgery at UCD for several years before moving to Denmark. Patrick has since worked in private and academic practice and after 11 years at the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital in Glasgow, he is now the Director of the Equine Hospital and Practice at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh. Patrick is a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, a European and RCVS recognized specialist in equine surgery, a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and a fellow of the higher education academy with an enthusiasm for teaching in the clinical setting. Patrick is involved with a number of projects around the world with working equidae, including training vets and equid owners in resource limited settings. His clinical and research interests include equine poor performance, the upper airway, ophthalmic surgery, trauma and wound healing and Patrick has been instrumental in the development and validation of the technique of overground endoscopy. Patrick has worked closely with the emergency services to develop a network for incidents involving animals and is an advocate for supporting vets in remote and rural practice.Although principally a surgeon, Patrick has a range of experience with exotic, zoo animals and wildlife, and served as a trustee and veterinary director of the Irish Seal for many years. He is also a trustee of the Donkey Sanctuary.

Dr. Patrick Pollock has prepared for us a super cool lecture:

Peak performance for vets -how to be at your best in high stakes situations

 

(21st of October)

We are so grateful to learn “How to save a life” from Dr. Rose Tallon -DACVIM (LAIM), Donnigton Grove, UK.

Rose graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2014 before completing an internship. She then spent some time in first opinion equine practice before beginning a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the Royal Veterinary College in London. Rose recently became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and is currently working in private practice, at Donnington Grove Veterinary Group in the UK. She has a particular interest in critical care and neonatology, as well as gastrointestinal disease.

Dr. Rose Tallon has prepared for us a super cool lecture:

First aid for the foal and mare

 

ZOO section (23rd of October)

We are so thrilled to learn “How to save a life” from Dr. Michelle Kischinovsky -DVM, MRCVS, Nordens Ark Zoo, Sweden.

Michelle graduated from University of Copenhagen in 2010 and has dedicated her career to exotic pet and zoo animal medicine. She worked for 6 years in a large specialist exotic first opinion and referral hospital in the UK, then taught final year vet students in the rabbit and exotic animal clinic at the University of Edinburgh. She then relocated to Sweden where she cares for a zoological collection at Nordens Ark Zoo, which has a special emphasis on the conservation of endangered Nordic and cold climate species. Michelle has completed several courses in exotic animal medicine. She has spoken at several international conferences and webinars as well as published several book chapters in the field of exotic animal medicine and care, mainly within avian and herpetological subjects.

Dr. Michelle Kischinovsky has prepared for us two super cool lectures:

1.Comparison of emergencies and treatment options between exotic pets and zoo animals

2.First aid and neonatal care in a Swedish conservation Zoo.

 

Conference schedule is on very soon!