American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (2013)
Welcome to AAZV 2013
Welcome to Salt Lake City for the 6th annual Exotic Animal Medicine for the Clinical Practitioner Conference (EAMCP) sponsored by the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV). Our goal is to provide you an excellent, clinically relevant program which will enable you to better care for exotic pets, wildlife, and zoo animals.
The AAZV has been holding annual conferences to share knowledge and experiences regarding veterinary care of captive and free-ranging zoological and wildlife species for over 40 years. The AAZV annual meeting immediately follows the EAMCP Conference. The proceedings of the annual AAZV conference, our quarterly scientific publication “The Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine”, our Members Only section of the AAZV website, and our Members Forum for clinical case discussions are all valuable resources available to members. Please visit www.AAZV.org for more information about the benefits of AAZV membership.
We have an excellent program for you this year, thanks to the hard work of Drs. Kimberly Rainwater and Debbie Myers. The group of experienced, knowledgeable lecturers they have assembled will provide you with valuable and practical information about fish medicine; analgesia and anesthesia of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and small mammals; zoonotic diseases; nutrition; radiology techniques; clinical and anatomic pathology; and surgery of diverse species. We are grateful to Dr. Rob Hilsenroth and Pam Brownlee for making the arrangements for this conference, and to the American College of Zoological Medicine for sponsoring the Continuing Education credits.
I hope the conference exceeds your expectations and that you also have some time for fun while here in Salt Lake City!
Paul P. Calle, VMD, Dipl. ACZM
When browsing the Proceedings online, you may use the Table Of Contents (Browse By Author and Browse By Category), in the left column, or the 'Previous' and 'Next' arrows found at the top and bottom of each article. The titles displayed in the Table of Contents may be abbreviated. To view a particular article, and the full article title, click the title of the presentation.
To search the Proceedings by topic, type a specific topic in the 'Search this Resource' box and click the 'Go' button.
The Authors are listed alphabetically on the Author Index and Browse By Author pages. To see a list of presentations by each Author, click the Author's name.