Super Saver Rate

Chicago, Illinois 2022

October 13 - 15, 2022

$925.00 $795.00

Zoo Medicine - Dr. Olivia Petritz
Zoo Medicine - Dr. TBD

Learn about veterinary Zoo Medicine at the exciting Warwick Hotel in Chicago. The Warwick Hotel is close to premium shopping and dining along the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Navy Pier,Wrigley Field, and Lake Michigan.

October 13
Registration 12:30pm-1pm Buckingham Pre-function
Conference 1pm-6pm Buckingham Ballroom
Cocktail Reception 6:15pm-7:15pm

October 14
Breakfast 7am-8 am Frank Lloyd Wright
Conference 8am-1pm Buckingham Ballroom

October 15
Breakfast 7am-8am Frank Lloyd Wright
Conference 8am-1pm Buckingham Ballroom

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Super Saver Rate: $795 with 90 days advanced registration
VetVacationCE Rate: $865 from 89 days to 30 days advanced registration
JetSetter Rate: $925 less than 30 days advanced registration

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If you are a technician, use Coupon Code TECH75 for $75 off the regular registration rate.

RACE approved CE

15 Hours of RACE approved for CE for Veterinarians and Technicians.

Your Destination

The Warwick Hotel

Front Entrance to the Warwick Hotel
Call in: 312-440-1500 Monday through Friday 6:30am-6pm CST or 877-701-8111
Referring Code/Group Name: Vet Vacation CE
Room Rate: Standard Queen Bed or 2 Queen Bed Guestroom $179+ 17.4% taxes

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Accommodations are limited at this special rate. Please book and register early!
Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation 3 days before and/or after your destination seminar at the same rate if rooms are available at the property. Call early to secure your choice of rooms.
The Warwick Chicago is in the heart of downtown Chicago and is the perfect spot to explore the legendary charms of the Windy City. The Warwick is close to premium shopping and dining along the Magnificent Mile; Millennium Park; Navy Pier; Wrigley Field, and Lake Michigan.

Getting There

O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) serve the Chicago metropolitan with flights available on most domestic airlines. The Warwick is 30 minutes from both airports. The Chicago train transit system is available from both airports. The Warwick Hotel is a block from the train station.

Zoo Medicine

Olivia Petritz, DVM, Diplomate ACZM

Olivia Petritz completed her undergraduate and veterinary degree at Purdue University in Indiana. Following graduation, she completed a small animal rotating internship at a specialty hospital in San Diego, CA followed by an exotic animal internship at Gulf Coast Avian and Exotics in Houston, TX.

Dr. Petritz returned to California to complete an ACZM residency at the University of California, Davis in companion exotics and zoo medicine, and achieved board certification in November of 2013. She then founded an exotics service at a specialty hospital in Los Angeles and worked there for three years prior to starting as an assistant professor at NC State in 2017. She shares her home with her husband, two children, two dogs, a cat, a guinea pig, and the noisiest one of everyone, a cockatiel.

Presentation Synopsis

All new talks for 2022!
1. Backyard poultry
2. Euthanasia of Exotic pets
3. Sedation and manual restraint of exotic pets (with case examples)
4. Reptile radiology
5. Clinically relevant avian and reptilian anatomy
6. Therapeutic contraindications in exotic pets
7. Rabbit and rodent dentistry
8. Exotic animal Jeopardy
9. Nutrition of zoological companion animals
10. Dermatology of zoological companion animals

Zoo Medicine



Presentation Synopsis