2nd annual CPVMA SYMPOSIUM
August 11th-13th 2023
Counting the days until our second annual CPVMA Symposium!
Mindful Veterinary Practice – A Discussion of wellness in our industry
Presented by Dr. Trisha Dowling from the University of Saskatchewan
May 29th 2023 @ 6pm EST
Dr. Trisha Dowling is a veterinarian and professor of veterinary clinical pharmacology at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She graduated from Texas A&M in 1983 (BS Animal Science) and 1987 (DVM). After a residency and Master’s at Auburn University, she became a board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology. She has been teaching veterinary pharmacology at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine since 1993 and has received numerous teaching awards including the Norden Distinguished Professor award and the Provost’s Teaching Excellence Award.
The event will focus on how to handle personal wellness as a professional in the veterinary industry touching on important subjects such as imposter syndrome and compassion fatigue which veterinary professionals face every day.
TO REGISTER https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLScJMxCwHCI…/viewform…
CPVMA 5K Pet WAlk-a-thon
April 1st 2023 @ 2pm EST
Join us on April 1st at 2pm EST at our first fundraising event! Where: All Across Canada! This year, we are so excited to be collaborating with Humane Society Yukon to raise money for BOTH pre-veterinary students and animals in need. How does it work? Get together with your local furry friends and family and embark on a 5km walk of your own. Enjoy the outdoors and share your walk by tagging @cpvma.acpmv in all your pictures and videos. All proceeds from the $20.00 registration fee will go to help support our pre-vets and animals in need.
FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc9RTL1YhFFXz2zal8VTlIAulZzbp9IsCIrutLTDeAmOtPFzA/viewform
Although we all might be a little far apart, let’s get the whole country moving in support of our pre-vets and animals!
AND ENTER OUR INSTAGRAM CONTEST TO WIN A TICKET TO THE 2023 CPVMA SYMPOSIUM.
March 3rd @7pm EST
Raw Diets for Dogs and Cats: Are they a healthy choice? Presented by Dr. Julia Pezzali !
After pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine (2017) in Brazil, Dr. Julia Pezzali moved to the United States where she earned a MSc degree (2019) in companion animal nutrition under Dr. Greg Aldrich, with a focus on pet food processing and dog nutrition, from Kansas State University. She then earned a Ph.D. (2022) in animal science at the University of Guelph, Canada, under Dr. Anna Kate Shoveller with a focus on cat nutrition and metabolism. Dr. Pezzali has more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and extensive training and experience with both pet food processing and companion animal nutrition/metabolism research. Aside from her passion for animal nutrition, Dr. Pezzali enjoys learning about neuroscience and spending time with the cutest cat in the world, her cat Colbey!
December 16th 2022 @7pm EST
Welcome to our first pre-vet social event of the year!