Continuing Education

Our continuing education programs are available to veterinarians and veterinary technicians who want to stay apprised of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques available to the profession.

Upcoming Lectures and Events

Our faculty provide continuing education lectures at regional Veterinary Medical Association conferences as well as lunch and dinner lectures, which are often made possible with the support of various companies in the veterinary industry.

3rd Annual Small Animal Summer Conference for Veterinarians

August 25, 2017

The conference will be held at the college's main facility on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. Remote viewing is available at the Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. Catered lunch will be served.

Speakers & Topics

  • Canine Cataracts: Not just for Surgery Anymore and Do’s and Don’ts of Chronic Corneal Ulcers
    by Ian Herring, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVO
  • Of Life and Limb: Update on Canine Ostesarcoma
    by Shawna Klahn, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM: Oncology
  • Pulse Oximetry: Standard of Care or False Sense of Security
    by Noah Pavlisko, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVAA
  • Thoracic Radiography: A Case-based Review of Common Disease
  • Autoimmune Dermatoses likely seen in Practice: Diagnosis and Treatment
    by Ben Tham, DVM
  • Pain Management in the Emergency Patient
    by Jeff Wilson, DVM, Diplomate ACVAA, CVMA

Conference Location

Remote Viewing Location


  • There is no cost to attend this event. Lunch is sponsored by Hills.
  • Due to space limitations, seating is limited to 125 veterinarians.
  • The registration deadline is August 21, 2017.
  • Register online or by email at or call 540-231-5809.


This event is equivalent to 6 CE contact hours.