Online Conference Pain Management and Behavior March 2023

March 10 - 12, 2023

Anesthesia/Pain Management - Dr. Lydia Love
Behavior- Dr. Christine Calder

This is an on-line CE conference, that is RACE approved as live interactive, featuring Dr. LYDIA LOVE and Dr. CHRISTINE CALDER We offer this CE using the ultimate social distancing platform: ZOOM. You can earn up to 15 hours of CE with your participation in our Vet Vacation conference. Conference classes will be held  following the same schedule we planned as if you were in SAN ANTONIO with us together (Central Time)!

Early Bird: One day $189. All three days $429. 5 CE hours per day before February 17TH  then pricing will increase to $499 and $219.

Individual CE certificates will be emailed to each participant at the conclusion of the meeting.

March 10, 2023
1:00-1:50pm The Normal Pain Pathway (LL)
2:00-2:50pm Central and Peripheral Sensitization (LL)
3-3:45pm Managing Acute Pain (LL)
3:45-4pm BREAK
4-4:50pm Vet Visit Sedation Plans (CC)
5:00-5:50pm Distraction and Counterconditioning for Vet Visits (CC)

March 11, 2023
8-9:15am Regional Anesthetic Techniques (LL)
9:25-10:15am Novel Analgesics/Anesthetics (LL)
10:15-10:35am BREAK
10:35am–11:50am Puppy and Kitten Behavior: What's Normal and What's NOT (CC)
12-12:50pm Feline Housesoiling (CC)

March 12, 2023
8-8:50am Noise and Storm Phobias (CC)
9-9:50am Separation Anxiety (CC)
10 –10:45pm How Health Impacts Behavior: Case Based (CC)
10:45am -11am BREAK
11-11:50am Pain Scoring (LL)
12-12:50pm Patient Safety Culture (LL)
1pm VetVacationCE Conference Concludes: Book your next VetVacationCE!



Online Veterinary Conference 2023: Social Distance While you Stay at Home and Earn 15 Hours of Continuing Education!! Dr. Lydia Love and Dr. Christine Calder are experts in the field of Pain Management and Behavior!  See their topics and biographies below.

The ZOOM remote video and audio webinar platform will allow for the following:

  • The speaker’s slide presentation will be on your device screen.
  • You will hear the speaker audio.
  • You will be able to raise your hand to ask questions and get rapid response answers
  • We will make this as interactive as possible.
  • We will send you a link to access the conference.
  • Based on your continued log in for the meeting, we will send a digital CE certificate of completion.

Prior to the conference, we will email you the notes and links to the event.  Zoom will be the platform.

VetVacationCE registration for this Online Veterinary Conference 2023 is $429 for the 3 day conference or $189 per day. Each day is 5 hours of CE until February 17th then rates will increase to $499 and $219

You can view our other Online Veterinary Conferences for 2023 and 2024 conferences here.

See what other participants have to say about our in person and online courses here

Benefits to Online Veterinary Conferences 2023 are:

  • Ability to select from a variety of topics led by world renowned specialists
  • Learn from a safe comfortable environment of your choice
  • Access to the best educators in the world
  • Lower fees
  • Replays available upon request – so that you can review any material
  • Increase your skill level
  • Stay up to date on new treatments and standards of care within the profession
  • No need to travel – lower your carbon footprint

Whether you decide to learn with us in person or online you are guaranteed to have an enjoyable learning experience with VetVacationCE.

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March 10-12 (3 days) $429, March 10 only $189, March 11 only $189, March 12 only $189

Pain Management

Lydia Love DVM, DACVAA

Dr. Lydia Love has worked in the veterinary industry since high school. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002, she held positions in small animal general practice, nonprofit high volume spay neuter initiatives, private referral practice, and university practice. She has been a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia since 2010 and currently works at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine as a clinically focused anesthesiologist. Dr. Love is passionate about providing, promoting, and teaching excellent perianesthetic care for veterinary patients. She keeps an irregular blog about veterinary anesthesia for the North American Veterinary Anesthesia Society at

Presentation Synopsis

1. The Normal Pain Pathway
2. Central and Peripheral Sensitization
3. Managing Acute Pain
4. Regional Anesthetic Techniques (75 minutes)
5. Novel Analgesics/Anesthetics
6. Pain Scoring
7. Patient Safety Culture


Christine Calder, DVM, Diplomate ACVB

A graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Calder has lived and practiced veterinary medicine in both her home state of New Jersey, and Maine for many years.
In addition to general practice, Dr. Calder has worked at the San Francisco SPCA, Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Most recently, she was an Assistant Clinical Professor in Community Veterinary Services and Veterinary Behavior at Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Center. As a general practitioner, she has always had an interest in animal behavior especially clinical veterinary behavior and in 2016, she finished a residency with the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. In 2017, she became a Diplomate with the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (DACVB). Dr. Calder’s special interest is in shelter behavior, feline behavior, and shy/ fearful dogs.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Vet visit sedation plans
2. Distraction and counterconditioning for vet visits
3. Puppy and Kitten behavior: what's normal and what's NOT
4. Feline housesoiling
5. Noise & storm phobias
6. Separation anxiety
7. How health impacts behavior: Case based Part 1
8. How health impacts behavior: Case based Part 2