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Napa Valley – California 2025

October 15 - 17, 2025

Original price was: $995.00.Current price is: $895.00.

Ophthalmology – Dr. Bob Larocca

Learn from two experts in Veterinary Medicine and expand your knowledge on Ophthalmology and __ in Napa Valley. Napa Valley is one of the world’s premier wine destinations and boasts more than Get a different Northern California experience at Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, with comfortable rooms and suites, garden spaces, a luxurious resort-style pool and splash bar, and lively restaurants:enjoy local ingredients and premium wine pairings at Little Summer, or hang-out with local beers, burgers, and yard games at South Yard. Whether you’re here for business or a weekend trip to Napa California, our hotel near wineries offers a laid-back experience: our courtyard features glowing fire pits and lush landscaping, providing a relaxing space to unwind and sip wine after exploring Napa Valley. 400 wineries and wine tasting rooms. Stroll through the vineyards, talk with a winemaker, or sip award-winning Napa Valley wines with dramatic views of the valley floor. Discover food & wine tasting experiences that go beyond the norm. So pack your bags and get ready for a Napa more affordable mid-week escape. Book your treatment at one of the luxurious resorts and spas, and then nosh at top-rated restaurants. Whatever your pleasure, the result is something understated and exceptional.

October 15, 2025
12:30-1pm REGISTRATION: Sign in and Pick a seat! Zinfandel/Carbernet/Merlot
3:15-3:30pm BREAK AND SNACK
6:15-7:15pm WELCOME MINGLE Redwood Grove

October 16, 2025
Breakfast 7am-8 am
10:50-11am BREAK AND SNACK

October 16, 2025
Breakfast 7am-8 am
10:50am -11am BREAK AND SNACK

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Super Saver Rate: $895 with 90 days advanced registration
VetVacationCE Rate: $945 from 89 days to 45 days advanced registration
JetSetter Rate: $995 less than 45 days advanced registration

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

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

Your Destination

Marriott Napa Valley

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Call in: 800-228-9290
Referring Code/Group Name: VET VACATION CE
Room Rate: $299 King 2 room or Standard Double beds plus $30 pn resort fee 15.24% taxes double occupancy

Accommodations are limited at this special rate. Please book and register early!
Resort Fee includes Daily $30 Food and Beverage Credit, Complimentary coffee/tea in the lobby, Daily Morning Yoga Class, Fitness Center Access, 1 hour e-bike rental per guest per day, Purified Water Stations, Daily S'Mores Kit, Nightly Local Vintner Pour from 5-6 pm, Wireless high speed in room internet.
2 nights before the meeting the group block rate and the the 2 nights following Friday and Saturday night at $409 ++
Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours before check-in. No shows will be charged a 1 night no show fee plus tax.
Check in 4 pm, Check out 11 am
Parking $10 per day - Pet Policy Pets Welcome, Dogs only
Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Stay: $150
Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2

Getting There

(SFO) San Francisco International Airport - Distance From Property: 61.2 Miles
(OAK) Oakland International Airport - Distance From Property: 61.2 Miles
(SMF) Sacramento International Airport - Distance From Property: 66.7 Miles


Bob Larocca, DVM, DACVO

Dr. Robert Larocca graduated from Emory University in 1987 with a Bachelors degree in Biology and Psychology, Dr. Robert Larocca attended and graduated from the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993, followed by a rotating small animal internship at the University of Minnesota (1993-1994). Following the internship, he worked in a general small animal practice in Weston, Florida for 1 year. Dr. Larocca then completed a 3-year ophthalmology residency at Auburn University in 1998. Dr. Larocca became a Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1998. He then joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine and was a clinical ophthalmologist from 1998-2003. During that time he became section head of Ophthalmology/ Neurology/ Dentistry. He then started a multi-specialty practice, Midwest Veterinary Specialty Group, in Blaine, Minnesota and remained in this practice from 2003-2007. Dr. Larocca then opened Animal Eye Specialty Center in 2007 and is currently the owner and sole ophthalmologist in this practice. Dr. Larocca continues to practice ophthalmology on all species of animals.

Dr. Larocca served on the ACVO Residency committee from 2001-2005, the ACVO credential committee from 2008- 2010 and then served on the ACVO examination committee from 2011-2014.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Glaucoma: Canine vs Feline Acute and Chronic Treatment
2. Feline Ophthalmology: Unique Conditions Affecting the Feline Eye
3. Corneal Ulcer Management: When to Debride or Refer ?
4. Cataracts: Diagnosis and Treatment
5. The Fundic Exam: Unveiling the Mystery
6. Uveitis: The Complete Story (Anterior and Posterior)
7. Practical Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures: Techniques and Tips



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