6th Annual Symposium on Canine Reproduction
An American Kennel Club/Theriogenology Foundation Breeder Excellence Seminar
Saturday, September 30, 2017
This year’s symposium will feature lectures on the overall theme of Canine Genetics. All are welcome to attend including veterinarians, breeders, technicians, and lay-people.
|8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.||Welcome & Breakfast|
|9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.||Management of a Stud-Dog (Fresh and Shipped Semen) - Practical and Health Concerns to Plan Around||Dr. Sara Lyle|
|10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.||Causes and Management of Infertility and Subfertility - Young Dogs||Dr. Karen Von Dollen|
|11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.||Fertility and Nutrition - Foods that Affect Sperm Function||Dr. Caitlyn Getty|
|12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Lunch (provided) & Lecture - Semen Evaluation and Processing Technology||Dr. Theresa Beachler|
|1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.||Role of Genetic Health Testing in a Breeding Program||Dr. Katie Withowski
(with Dr. Kate Meurs & Dr. Natasha Olby)
|2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.||Banking on the Future - Semen Freezing as a Genetic Safety Net and Commercial Breeding Tool||Dr. Scott Bailey|
|3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.||Causes and Management of Infertility and Subfertility - The Old Dog||Dr. Katelyn Ellis|
|4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Q & A Session||Dr. Sara Lyle
Dr. Scott Bailey
Dr. Katelyn Ellis
Dr. Katie Withowski
Kathryn Meurs, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Cardiology) – Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Matthew Breen, PhD, CBiol, FRSB – Professor of Genomics; Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology Genetics
Karen Von Dollen, DVM – AKC-TF Resident in Theriogenology
Katelyn Ellis, DVM – Resident in Theriogenology
Victor Stora, DVM – Resident in Medical Genetics, Pediatrics, and Reproduction (University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine)
The registration fee for the symposium is $50 for both veterinarians and non-veterinarians. This fee includes light refreshments in the morning, a catered lunch, and 6 hours of CVME for veterinarians and veterinary technicians as approved by the NCVMB. NCSU Students may register at a discounted rate of $10. Class size will be limited to 80 participants.
If you are unable to attend in person, this year’s symposium will be offered as a live webinar. Registration for the webinar is $50.