The Edinburgh Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB) feline study day (Friday, May 20) will provide an opportunity to learn more about feline infectious diseases, asthma control and infection control in kittens at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh.
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and Protexin, the meeting is open to all members of FAB and interested members of the public, including veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, cat breeders, cattery proprietors, those involved in cat rescue and cat owners.
Professor Danielle Gunn-Moore will take a look at mycobacterial diseases, such as tuberculosis, and upper respiratory tract infections, including cat flu. The lower respiratory tract infections will be covered in a separate session given by lecturer Kerry Simpson. The FAB Resident at Edinburgh University, Stephanie Lalor, will be discussing infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Behavioural problems associated with early weaning for infection control will be discussed by clinical animal behaviourist, Pippa Hutchison. The Dechra Feline Vet Nurse, Sara-Ann Dickinson, will take a look at the use of Aerokat and environmental modifications for feline asthmas.
Cost: FAB member £35.00, non-member £45.00. This includes lunch and tea/coffee. To book, download the registration form from www.fabcats.org/conferences and return the completed form to the FAB office, Taeselbury, High Street, Tisbury, Wilts SP3 6LD, email email@example.com or call Amanda Dennant at FAB HQ on 01747 871 872.
The FAB is a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge. Since its foundation in 1958, FAB has played a key role in the development of modern feline medicine. For more information on the charity go to www.fabcats.org
Ends February 1, 2011
For further details contact Karen Bessant, FAB press officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone FAB headquarters on 01747 871 872.