Savannah, Georgia 2022
October 20 - 22, 2022
Neurology - Dr. Martin Young
Behavior - Dr. Christine Calder
Savannah Georgia Vet Conference 2022: Learn about Veterinary Neurology and Behavior while enjoying a dream vacation in Savannah, GA with our 2 powerhouse speakers, Dr. Martin Young and Dr. Christine Calder at the the Savannah Georgia Vet Conference 2022. Savannah, a coastal Georgia city, is separated from South Carolina by the Savannah River. It’s known for manicured parks, horse-drawn carriages and antebellum architecture. Its historic district is filled with cobblestoned squares and parks such as Forsyth Park shaded by oak trees covered with Spanish moss. At the center of this picturesque district is the landmark, Gothic-Revival Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.
The Savannah Georgia Vet Conference 2022 registration fee includes a Welcome Mingle, 2 full buffet breakfasts, daily snacks, coffee and tea, a set of printed notes, pen and some swag.
You can view our 2023 conferences here
October 20, 2022
October 21, 2022
October 22, 2022
Kimpton Brice Hotel
Referring Code/Group Name: Vet Vacation CE-Savannah – Block VET
Room Rate: HOTEL BLOCK IS SOLD OUT!!$199 on Wednesday and Thursday and $259 on Friday evening+taxes double occupancy plus applicable taxes (currently 13%), fees and gratuity Housekeeping $2 per person per day, City tax $1 per room, per night, state of Georgia transportation fee $5 per room per night
The Hotel will provide a daily hosted evening wine hour, and morning coffee and tea, in the Hotel Living Room. Complimentary wireless internet in the meeting spaces, guest rooms and public spaces.
Rooms are limited at this special rate. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Savannah. Overnight discounted parking is available at $35 per night.
Airport Distance: Only 9 mins away from Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport (SAV)
109 miles from the Charleston, SC Airport (CHS)
Martin Young DVM,MS DACVIM (Neurology)
Dr. Young obtained a Masters in Anatomy and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2004. Following graduation, he practiced mixed animal medicine North of Colorado Springs for 3 years. Dr. Young's general rotating internship was with VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Center, just outside of Washington D.C., followed by residency in private practice with Bush Veterinary Neurology Service in Leesburg, Virginia. Dr. Young has been a staff neurologist for the past 9 years with BVNS in Richmond, Virginia. His main area of interest is neurosurgical oncology, and he is actively involved in research to improve intra-operative tumor visualization which includes; pharmacological advancements for visualization, intraoperative ultrasound and advanced lighting options. He has also developed veterinary specific surgical equipment for use in hydrocephalus and craniotomies. Every year, Dr. Young attends the Subcortical Surgery Group Conference in order to collaborate with neurosurgeons to help treat neurological conditions in both humans and animals. Publications and lectures have included local, state and medical school forums covering topics of surgery, seizures, infection and comparative pathology, and neuro-oncology.
1. Brain tumors signs and management
2. Head trauma and the current literature
3. Disk disease and the current literature
4/5. The neurologic exam: The goal is to cover the nuances of the examination from young to old as well as canine and feline differences.
5/6. Feline and Canine seizures
7. Meningoencephalitis - (brain disease other than tumors)
8. The spinal cord, when its not a disk
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.
1. How to Approach Behavior in General Practice: Getting Started with Observations and Behavioral Histories
2. How to Approach Behavior in General Practice: Is it Medical or Behavioral? Creating your Differential List
3. How to Approach Behavior in General Practice: Developing the Treatment Plan
4. Treating Behavior in Practice: Psychopharmacology
5. Canine Aggression
6. Feline Aggression
7. Veterinary Visits: Managing the more Challenging Patients in Practice?