The next Continuing Education event is scheduled for Monday, November 12. 
More information to follow.

The last continuing education lecture series was -

Monday, May 14, 2018
at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland

Full Program Sponsored by IDEXX Laboratories
Drink Tickets Sponsored by Royal Canin


Lectures are open to veterinarians, technicians and all support staff

Schedule of Events

5:30pm-6:00pm: Registration

6:00pm-7:00pm: Dinner and Dinner Lecture

7:00pm-9:00pm:  Lectures


Dinner Lecture Topic

Basic Nutrition and Clinical Tools

Presenter: Staci Scolavino, VMD, Scientific Services Veterinarian,
Royal Canin

This seminar is RACE approved for 1 CEU credit hour


Veterinarian Seminar:

 So Your Dog’s Liver Enzymes are Elevated?
Breed Specific Hepatopathies in the Dog

Presenter: Cynthia Webster, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM, Professor,
Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

This two hour long seminar has been approved for 2 CEU credit hours for Maine veterinarians.

This seminar will review the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of breed specific chronic hepatitis in multiple breeds. In addition, the lecture will review breed predilections for gallbladder mucoceles, vacuolar hepathopathy, portosystemic shunts, and ductal plate abnormalities.


Veterinarian and All Veterinary Staff:

Title: The Experiences of Pet Bereavement: A Phenomenological Study

Presenter: Morgan E. Wheeler, MSW

Title: Strategies and Sources for Bereavement Support

Presenter: Paula Gerstenblatt, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor School of Social Work, USM

Pets are often viewed as members of families, and as a result pet loss can be very difficult for clients as well as the veterinary staff who are trying to help them through this emotional time. This seminar will share the current study on pet bereavement and give sources and strategies to help us support our clients through their pet loss.

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We are always looking for new topic ideas.  If there is anything you would like us to lecture on, please email Kristine at 

Please call Kristine S. if you have any questions about the seminars at 207-780-0271, or email her directly at