The next Continuing Education Lecture
will be on Monday May 13, 2019.

Topics and registration info will be available in February!

Our last Continuing Education Lecture Series was on
Monday, November 12, 2018 
at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. 

It featured:


Sometimes Skinny, Sometimes Not: 
Chronic Pancreatitis in Cats

Presented by William Saxon, DVM DACVIM DACVECC, IDEXX Laboratories Internal Medicine Consultant


Advances in Immunomodulatory Therapy
in Dogs and Cats

Presented by Alice Benedict, DVM DACVIM (SAIM)

This seminar will review the disease processes that can benefit from immunomodulatory therapy and the goals of therapy for each disease.  An update of recent literature and advances in monitoring capabilities will be provided.


Canine Arthroscopy:
The Full Scope of Joint Disease

Presented by Meghan Sullivan, DVM DACVS

This seminar will discuss arthroscopy topics including shoulder (osteochondrosis, tendonitis, instability), elbow (elbow dysplasia), hip (degenerative joint disease), stifle (meniscus damage/treatment, cruciate disease/treatment, osteochondrosis), and small joint (osteochondrosis).


Contagious Dermatologic Conditions:  Treatment for Patients & Protection for Staff

Presented by Loren Candito, DVM DACVD

This lecture will focus on infectious dermatologic conditions, such as sarcoptic mange, ringwork, and methicillin resistant staphylococcus infection, discussing both treatment options for the conditions as well as appropriate steps to help prevent spread through the hospital to staff or other patients.


A Technician’s Guide to
Post-Chemotherapy Care and Support

Presented by Nikki Seeley, LVT VTS (Oncology)

The goal of this lecture is to help prepare technicians for the care and support of our mutual cancer patients.  We will discuss the effects of chemotherapy, the common side effects, when they happen and how to treat them. 


Please check back for the most current offerings!

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