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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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1:30–1:50p Five Tips to Help Pet Owners Decode Their Dogs

Steve Dale, CABC
Co-editor of "Decoding Your Dog"


Dr. Debra Horwitz
Board Certified Veterinary Behavorist and Lead Editor of "Decoding Your Dog"

2:00–2:20p New Developments in Flea Control Dr. Byron Blagburn
Distinguished University Professor
novartis
2:30–2:50p

Frequencies: The Invisible Trigger to Animal Behavior

@petacoustics #petacoustics

Janet Marlow
Composer & CEO, Pet Acoustics
pet acoustics
3:00–3:20p Pet Wellness Report Dr. Dennis Chmiel
Manager, Veterinary Business Solutions, Zoetis
Zoetis
3:30–3:50p

Closing the Gap Between Cost & Care

Dr. Ernie Ward
America's Pet Advocate


Dr. Jules Benson
Chief Medical Officer, Petplan

PetPlan
4:00–4:20p

Golden Retreiver Lifetime Study

#Golden Study

Dr. David Haworth
President & CEO, Morris Animal Foundation
Morris Animal Foundation
4:30–4:50p

Innovation in the Pet Industry

@mmeeker @barkbox

Matt Meeker
COO & Co-Founder, Bark & Co
BarkBox

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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1:30–1:50p

Pets for Life

@animalfndlv

Tara Cooley
Event Coordinator, The Animal Foundation


Andy Bischel
Director of Development, The Animal Foundation

Animal Foundation
2:00–2:20p

Microchipping & Scanning As Part of a Balanced Wellness Plan —Profiting, Literally and Figuratively

#animalid #microchipping #petid #petmicrochipping @DatamarsPetLink

Steve Wilcox
Director of National Account Managers, Datamars/PetLink
DataMars
2:30–2:50p

15 Essential Productivity Apps

@jspellos

James Spellos
President, Meeting U.
Meeting U
3:00–3:20p

Disaster Working Dogs

@searchdogben

Eric Darling
Canine Search Specialist
FEMA
3:30–3:50p An Introduction to APOQUEL
(oclacitinib tablet)

Dr. Candace Sousa
Associate Director, Headquarters Veterinary Operations, Zoetis


Dr. Kimberly Coyner
Veterinary Dermatologist

Zoetis
4:00–4:20p You Can Control You Own Destiny, No Matter What the Media Chatter — Take It from a Media Guy Steve Dale, CABC
Co-editor of "Decoding Your Dog"
Black Dog Radio Productions
4:30–4:50p The Incredible Bond Between Service Dogs and Their Companions Jennifer Arnold
Founder & Executive Director of Canine Assistants
Elanco

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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1:30–1:50p Vet Detective Drawing for $10,000 in Prizes
(Not Broadcast Online)
Dr. Jon Pennell
WVC Board of Director/Vice-President
WVC
2:00–2:20p

Disaster Working Dogs

@searchdogben

Eric Darling
Canine Search Specialist
FEMA
2:30–2:50p Hunting the Elusive Microchip Registration Steve Wilcox
Director of National Account Managers, Datamars/PetLink
3:00–3:20p The Importance of Being Intentional About Your Company Culture Jon Wolske
Culture Evangelist, Zappos Insights
3:30–3:50p Hypnotism and the Veterinary Practice (Everything you ever wanted to know about hypnotism)

Dr. Al Snyder
Hypnotist