August 23-24, 2019 | The Resort at Coco Beach

ABOUT OUR CONVENTION

Not just Continuing Education?

Our Conventions are memorable not just for the continuing education lectures. We provide a complete convention experience! Entertaining social program, family activities, and an exhibit hall where the latest products and services are showcased.

fun

 learn

lectures

family

activities

education

exhibitors

colleagues

social events

...el jolgorio está... ♬

♬...silent night...

🕊...dame la mano paloma...

♬...jingle bells...🔔

 
 
ATTENDEES

Register NOW

Our Convention is the largest event in Puerto Rico where veterinarians, veterinary personnel and veterinary suppliers converges all under the same roof. 

Speakers

Pedro F. Armstrong 
DVM, DACVIM

Gail C. Golab

PhD, DVM, MANZCVS, DACAW

Kim Bissing

BS, CPDT-KA

Ángel M. Jiménez González

DVM, CVA, CVMMP, CVFT, CVT

 
 

The Resort at Coco Beach

a Hyatt Affiliated Hotel

Group Code: Colegio de Médicos Veterinarios de PR

Room Group Rate available until August 2, 2019:
     Jr Suite Garden View $179.00 + tax & fees per night
    One Bedroom Suite $369.00 + tax & fees per night
    One Bedroom Deluxe Suite $479.00 + tax & fees per night

Hotel will require a non-refundable deposit equal to the room rate, tax, and Resort Service fee for first night for each reservation.

Sponsors

 
 

We can't wait to see you at our

33rd Annual Convention to celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve in August.

Veterinarians

7:00am     Registration

8:00am     Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Cushing's Disease

                         Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 1

9:00am     Practical Approach to the Treatment of Cushing's Disease         

                        Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 1

10:00am   Coffee Break

                         Sponsored by Idexx

10:30am   Diagnosing and Treatment Addison's Disease: A Clinical Approach

                         Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 1

11:30am   Lunch

                         Sponsored by Royal Canin

1:00pm     Clinical Potpourri of GI Diseases: Diarrhea, Vomiting, Probiotics...

                         Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 1

2:00pm     Coffee Break

                         Sponsored by Trupanion

2:30pm     Clinical Potpourri of GI Diseases: Diarrhea, Vomiting, Probiotics...(cont)

                         Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 1

3:30pm     Electronic Systems of VEHCS (Veterinary Export Health

                  Certification System) and CVI (Certificate of Veterinary Inspection)

                         Dr. Fred Soltero

                         CE 1

8:00pm     Christmas in August Party*

Veterinarians

7:00am     Registration

8:00am     Cannabis in Veterinary Practice: What a

                   Tangled (Legal) Web is Weed                 

                         Dr. Gail C. Golab

                         CE 1

9:00am     Flying Peacocks (and Spiders): 

                  Understanding Legal and Carrier                      

                  Requirements for Air Transport of Assistance

                  Animals and Pets               

                         Dr. Gail C. Golab

                         CE 1

10:00am   Coffee Break

                         Sponsored by Royal Canin

10:30am   Connected Care: Telehealth and the Digital

                   Practice       

                         Dr. Gail C. Golab

                         CE 1

11:30am   Lunch

                         Sponsored by Merck

1:00pm     Introduction to Laser Therapy      

                         Kim Bissing, BS, CPDT - KA

                         CE 1

2:00pm     Coffee Break

                         Sponsored by CMVPR 

2:30pm     Laser Therapy Wet Lab

                         Kim Bissing, BS, CPDT - KA

                         CE 2

8:00pm     New Year's Party*

Veterinary Technicians

7:00am     Registration

8:00am     What Do I Need to Know about Cushing's

                   Disease and Addison's Disease?

                         Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 2

10:00am   Coffee Break

                         Sponsored by Royal Canin

10:30am   My Role As a Technician in Cases of

                   Chronic GI Disease

                         Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 1

11:30am   Lunch

                         Sponsored by Pro Plan

1:00pm     My Role As a Technician in Cases of

                   Chronic GI Disease (cont.)

                         Dr. Pedro Armstrong

                         CE 1

2:00pm     Coffee Break

                         Sponsored by CMVPR

2:30pm     Alternative Medicine for Technicians:                              Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Cannabidiol (CBD)                             Dr. Ángel M. Jiménez

                         CE 2

8:00pm     New Year's Eve Party*

*Tickets Required

 
 

Colegio de Médicos Veterinarios de Puerto Rico

352 Calle San Claudio Suite 248

San Juan, PR 00926

787-249-5304

cmvpr@cmvpr.org