Rivertown Animal Hospital Presents: Mini Vet School for Adults

dog reading a bookRivertown Animal Hospital invites you to join us for four educational seminars on pet health care. These will be held at our hospital located in Liberty Village in Stillwater. We are excited to announce this series of informative lectures for pet owners. Click here for event info.

Veterinarians have long been advocates for pet health and safety.  It is our goal to educate others on the many factors impacting the health of their pets as well as promoting a safe community.

This four-part seminar series will take place at Rivertown Animal Hospital  on Tuesday evenings. The dates are March 11, April 8, April 22 and May 13. Each session starts at 7 pm and ends at 8:30 pm.

Here is a list of the speakers and topics:

Dr. Mary Arnesen is a member of our veterinary team and will be providing an informative seminar on Integrating Eastern and Western Medicine: Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Cold Laser Therapy.  Dr. Arnesen holds certifications in Veterinary Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Therapies.  Dr. Arnesen has been using integrative therapies for a wide range of health issues for over twenty years. She has successfully impacted many pets by improving their quality of life.

Dr. Rick Alleman will discuss Tick-borne Disease: The Role of Your Veterinarian as a Public Health Advocate for You and Your Pet. Dr. Alleman is a professor from the University of Florida. He has been studying tick diseases for over twenty years. A sought after speaker at veterinary conferences throughout the country and world, we are very fortunate to have Dr. Alleman join us in Minnesota where Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis are a serious threat to you and your pets.

Dr. James Kallman  will be speaking on Feline Infectious Disease: Understanding Disease Risks and Vaccinations. Dr. Kallman is with Merck Animal Health. He will help us understand feline vaccinations and health risks.  It is our goal as veterinarians to protect our pets so our children as well as our communities are protected from serious diseases, including rabies and intestinal parasites.

Dr. Valerie Enlow will discuss Pet Nutrition: Truths and Myths About Pet Foods.  Dr. Enlow is a scientific services veterinarian with Royal Canin.  She frequently lectures to the veterinary community helping to better inform us as veterinarians and pet owners on the importance of pet nutrition. Choosing the right diet for our four-legged friends can be very challenging. Join us as Dr. Enlow helps dispel the many myths perpetrated by the pet food industry.

I hope those of you who have a desire to learn more about your pet’s health will join us for this educational series. Please visit this link for information regarding this event. We expect space to fill quickly.  Preregistration required. Call us at 651-430-2229 to register.

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