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JULY 20 - 30, 2020






The Vet Education International Online Veterinary Conference is a 2-week online event, held every year since 2008. This event showcases some of the world’s top veterinary specialists and presenters. Running from July 20 – July 30, 2020, this is an event like no other – featuring 16 webinars, a webinar library, and much more!

With 2 webinars per day, from Monday through Thursday for each week of the conference, there’s plenty of time to absorb content, schedule family and work-life – without feeling like you’re stuck in a lecture room all day! You can attend the online live lectures or watch recordings later in your very own Vet Education Webinar Library!


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Monday, July 20, 2020

12:00 AEST

Glaucoma: Is there Light to be found in this Dark Disease?

Dr Elizabeth Giuliano

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19:30 AEST

Anaesthetic Considerations for the Cardiac Patient

Dr Kieran Borgeat

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

12:00 AEST

Abnormal Repetitive behaviors – Cats that Chew their Hair and Home

Dr Gary Landsberg

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19:30 AEST

Decision Making in Fracture Management?

Dr Ryan Taggart

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

12:00 AEST

Fluid Therapy in the Dog and Cat: Breaking It Down

Dr Stephen Di Bartola

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19:30 AEST

Imaging of the Urinary Tract

Dr Xander Huizing

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

12:00 AEST

An Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Canine Atopic Dermatitis

Dr Peter Hill

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19:30 AEST

Pneumothorax: Beyond Acute Management

Dr Philip Judge

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Monday, July 27, 2020

12:00 AEST

Fluid Therapy for the Anaesthetic Period and Management of the Hypotensive Patient

Dr Leon Warne

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19:30 AEST

Clinical Approach to Trismus and Dropped Jaw

Dr Laurent Garosi

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

12:00 AEST

Improving your Cardiac Radiographic Interpretation in the Dog (including Bull dogs!)

Dr Lorrie Gaschen

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19:30 AEST

How to Tackle the Unusual Lymphoma and Leukaemia Cases’ in Dogs

Dr Catherine Chan

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

12:00 AEST

Cytology of Lumps and Bumps

Dr Anne Barger

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19:30 AEST

Stuck Where You Can’t Get Out – The Oesophageal Foreign Body

Dr Philip Judge

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

12:00 AEST

New Developments in the Multimodal Management of Canine Osteoarthrits

Dr Steven Fox

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19:30 AEST

Fading Kittens

Dr Danielle Gunn Moore

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The Vet Education webinar series features an outstanding selection of practical and informative webinars, brought to you by our dedicated team of lecturers from across the globe! Our seminar topics provide you with the most up-to-date clinically relevant scientific research and clinical practice in a user-friendly format, so you get continuing education you can use every day!

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Dr Elizabeth A. Giuliano

DVM, MS | Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Dr. Giuliano received a Bachelor of Science with honors from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1991 and her DVM degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996.
Following graduation from veterinary school, she completed a small animal rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 1997 and remained in private practice in midtown Manhattan the following year. In 1998, she returned to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to complete a Comparative Ocular Pathology Fellowship. Since July 1, 1999, Dr. Giuliano has been a member of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri where she completed a residency in veterinary ophthalmology and a Masters of Science degree. She is currently a tenured Professor of the department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery at the University of Missouri and Section Chief of their comparative ophthalmology service. She has authored over 100 articles and textbook chapters. Dr. Giuliano is a dynamic, engaging speaker and has lectured extensively in the academic setting and at national and international meetings. She is the recipient of numerous teaching/leadership awards, including three Golden Aesculapius Teaching Awards, the Gold Chalk Award, the Dadd Award, Western Veterinary Conference’s “Educator of the Year” (2018), and the 2023 Jordan Hoyt Memorial Tribute to Women faculty award. Since becoming an ACVO diplomate in 2002, Dr. Giuliano has demonstrated sustained devotion to her profession through volunteer work. This includes serving on more than 12 ACVO standing, Ad-Hoc, and associated committees [Residency Committee (2002-2006), Resident Forum Committee Co-Chair (2003 & 2006), ACVO Nominating Committee (2008 & 2017), Job Task Analysis Task Force (2008), Resident Presentation Judge at Annual Conference (2008 & 2009), Governance Committee (2009 – 2011), Maintenance of Certification Committee (2007-2012), Vision for Animal Foundation Grants Committee (Member 2007- 2009; co-Chair 2010 – 2012), William Magrane Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology Steering Committee (2011-2017), and the ABVO Examination Committee (2019- 2022)]. In 2011, she was elected to the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) Board of Regents (2011-2016) and served as the ACVO President from 2015-2016.

Dr Kieran Borgeat

BSc BVSc MVetMed CertVC MRCVS DipACVIM DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology)

Kieran is a world-renowned Specialist in veterinary cardiology and is Clinical Director at Eastcott Referrals, where he has developed the cardiology and interventional surgery service.

He has spoken on five continents on a variety of cardiology topics, and trained vets from across the globe in how to perform minimally invasive vascular procedures. He has pioneered and refined the transpulmonic stent angioplasty procedure in dogs with complex pulmonic stenosis, now widely performed across Europe and the USA, and was the first vet in the UK to perform trans-catheter edge-to-edge repair in dogs with mitral valve disease. He is an active researcher, working on non-contact heart rate measurement in companion species, and is co-host of the new veterinary cardiology podcast, The Animal Heartbeat. At home he is kept busy by his four children, a Cavapoo called Wookiee and a cat called Katniss.

Dr.Gary Landsberg

Dr.Gary Landsberg graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1976 and established the Doncaster Animal Clinic in 1976, and the North Toronto Veterinary Behavior Speciality Clinic in 2007. He is a diplomate and a past president of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) and is also a diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine. He is a frequent speaker at veterinary conferences around the world, and is a prolific author of research articles, behavior texts and book chapters. He is co-author of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat from Saunders (3rd edition, 2013), a book and CD of behaviour client handouts for pet owners from Lifelearn, the behavior editor for Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult, and author of Growing Old with Grace in the book Decoding your Dog written entirely by ACVB diplomates. Dr. Landsberg has also hosted his own TV show, Free for the Asking on the Life Network, and a weekly radio show, the Pet Doctor, and continues to appear regularly in the media. Dr. Landsberg is currently Vice President of Veterinary Affairs at CanCog Inc and the head of research and a practice certification veterinarian for Fear Free. In the year 2000, Dr. Landsberg received the companion animal behaviour award from the American Animal Hospital Association and in 2014, the meritorious service award from the Western Veterinary Conference.

Dr Ryan Taggart

Ryan received his DVM degree from Cornell University in 2005. He served three years in the U.S. Army after graduation before completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Mississippi State University. He then undertook a residency in veterinary orthopaedic, soft tissue and neurologic surgery at Purdue University, where he achieved the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Resident Award.

Prior to relocating to Adelaide in 2016, Ryan was senior staff surgeon at VCA in Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA). He is currently engaging in locum surgical work while preparing to be the managing director of the new SASH-Adelaide, due to open its doors later this year.
Ryan has authored publications for several journals including Veterinary Surgery, the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and the American Journal of Veterinary Research.

Ryan is passionate about workplace culture and teaching. He has been awarded the Katie McAllister Compassion Award and the Dr. Ann L. Johnson and Dr. Walter E. Hoffman Teaching Award. His professional interests include complex fracture repair, oncologic and reconstructive surgery and total joint arthroplasty.

Dr Stephen P. DiBartola

DVM Diplomate ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Stephen is the author of Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and Emeritus Professor of medicine at The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • DVM, University of California, Davis, 1972-1976
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, Cornell University, 1976-1977
  • Residency in Small Animal Medicine, The Ohio State University, 1977-1979
  • Research Interests are Reactive Amyloidosis and Polycystic Kidney Disease

Dr Xander Huizing

DVM DipECVDI MRCVS Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Australian Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Xander is a board-certified specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (DipECVDI).
To become a specialist, Xander has undergone extensive training in ultrasound, radiography, CT, MRI and fluoroscopy.

Xander has worked in referral and academia in Australia and Europe. He is passionate about education and loves helping people improve their imaging skills. He has taught numerous vets, nurses, students, interns and residents whilst working as a clinical radiologist.

He is the Director of The Austin Vet Specialists and provides an imaging service to the vets of Adelaide and South Australia. Xander is passionate about teaching and firmly believes in the synergistic value of a veterinary radiologist and the added value they bring to a hospital.

Dr Peter Hill

Professor Peter Hill is Head of the Department of Companion Animal Health at the University of Adelaide. He is a graduate of Liverpool Veterinary School and has worked at the Universities of Madison-Wisconsin, Edinburgh and Bristol. He is a specialist veterinary dermatologist with clinical, teaching and research interests. He is the only veterinary dermatologist in the world to have been board certified as a Diplomate in the UK, Europe and the USA, as well as having a PhD. His teaching has been recognised by awards from the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, Australian Veterinary Association, Adelaide University and a citation for outstanding contributions to student learning from the Australian Awards for University Teaching.
His research interests primarily relate to the interplay between the immune system and skin microbiome. He has published 2 textbooks, 97 peer reviewed publications, 31 book chapters and has given over 300 invited lectures in 20 different countries.

Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Clin Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)

Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a 3-year residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998.

Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU. Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd ( – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, including a CRI manual, haematology and biochemistry interpretation guide, emergency anaesthesia guide, and a ventilation therapy manual for small animals, in addition to being published in peer reviewed literature.

Philip’s key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, envenomations and toxicology.

Dr Leon Warne

BSc(Biol), BBiomedSc(Hons1), BSc, BVMS, MVS, MANZCVS (Anaesthesia), DACVAA, PhD
Founder | Clinical Director
The Vet Pharmacist

Leon graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Murdoch University (Western Australia) in 2009.
Following graduation he undertook an internship in anaesthesia, emergency and critical care medicine.

Leon joined the Melbourne Veterinary School’s anaesthesia and analgesia section at the University of Melbourne in 2010 where he completed a specialty training program in anaesthesia and pain management, a clinical master degree in anaesthesia as well as a PhD in pain-management and assessment.

In 2015 he completed an externship in paediatric anaesthesia and trauma management at The Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals. Leon is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists anaesthesia chapter and an Australasian Veterinary Boards Council registered specialist in anaesthesia. Leon is a director of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Pain Management Australia and an adjunct senior lecturer at Murdoch University.

His clinical research interests are assessment and management of pain in patients’ incapable of self-reporting; intravenous fluid therapy; and utilisation of novel drug delivery technologies to optimise bioavailability and dosing efficacy of medicinal cannabis therapeutics.

Dr Laurent Garosi

DVM, FRCVS, DipECVN – RCVS & EBVS® European recognised specialist in veterinary neurology

Laurent is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN), RCVS/European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology and Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeon by meritorious contribution to clinical practice. 

He is currently clinical director of a Teleradiology company called Vet Oracle, the first of its kind, offering off-site neuro-imaging (MRI and CT) and neurology/neurosurgery specialist advice across the globe as well as general imaging. His main clinical and research interests are cerebrovascular diseases, neuro-imaging, paroxysmal dyskinesia and feline neurology.

Laurent has published widely in the field of neurology and is a regular speaker on the national and international continuing education circuit. He is past president of the ECVN, past chief examiner of the ECVN examination committee, co-founder of the Facebook page Veterinary Neurology and co-editor with Simon Platt of a textbook on Small Animal Neurological Emergencies. He is the 2021 recipient of the WSAVA best speaker of the year and 2022 recipient of the BSAVA Bourgelat award for truly outstanding international contribution to the field of small animal practice.

Dr Lorrie Gaschen


Lorrie received her DVM from the University of Florida, was in private practice in Florida for two years after which time she did a diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Bern in Switzerland and became a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.
She received her PhD in renal transplant imaging in animal models at the University Medical School in Utrecht then returned to the University of Bern where she became an associate professor upon completion of her work in vascular ultrasound of the canine gastrointestinal tract. She was a full professor of diagnostic imaging in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences for 15 years and has authored numerous publications and book chapters mainly in the field of gastrointestinal ultrasound where she has done the majority of her research.

Lorrie was also the Executive Associate Dean for Diversity, Student, and Faculty Affairs for 6 years at LSU and is the recipient of the 2022 AAVMC award for Excellence in Diversity in the Veterinary Profession. Lorrie is now working in teleradiology with VetCT and enjoys reporting on all species and all modalities with a special interest in exotic imaging.

Dr Catherine Chan

BVSc (Hons I) FANZCVS (Veterinary Oncology)

Catherine graduated in 2009 from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. She started her veterinary career by completing a small animal rotating internship at Veterinary Specialist Services (Brisbane), followed shortly by working in both small animal emergency and general practice. She moved to Sydney in 2012 to complete a three-year Veterinary Oncology residency program at the Animal Referral Hospital (Homebush). Between 2016 and 2019 she consulted at Queensland Veterinary Specialists (Brisbane). She has also spent some time in the USA (with her cheeky toddler Benji and amazing husband Alan) at the University of Missouri and Colorado State University, where she completed both her Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) residency program in Veterinary Oncology. She has obtained membership in the Small Animal Medicine Chapter of ANZCVS, and fellowship in the Veterinary Oncology Chapter of ANZCVS.

Dr Anne Barger

Dr Barger a veterinary clinical pathologist at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and section head for clinical pathology for the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at U of I.Her primary responsibilities include diagnostic service and teaching. Her research interests include immunocytochemistry and cytochemistry particularly as it relates to the diagnosis of neoplasia.

Dr Steven Fox


Experience and diversity are the hallmarks of Dr. Fox’s professional background. He is presently a private consultant for several prominent animal health companies and specialty organizations, as well as Chief Medical Officer for Securos Surgical. Dr. Fox received his MS (nutritional biochemistry) and DVM degrees from the University of Illinois and both MBA (Entrepreneurialism and New Ventures) and PhD (Pain Management) degrees from Massey University in New Zealand. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Florida and practiced surgical referrals for 15 years.


Dr Danielle A. Gunn-Moore

BSc(Hon), BVM&S, PhD, MANZCVS (Feline), FHEA, FRSB, FRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine

Danielle Gunn-Moore graduated from the R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh, with the Dick Vet Gold Medal in 1991. After a year in small animal practice she joined The Feline Centre, University of Bristol, initially as the Feline Advisory Bureau Scholar, then the Duphar Feline Fellow, and completed a PhD study into Feline Infectious Peritonitis in 1997. After a short period as Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology, University of Bristol, she returned to Edinburgh to establish the Feline Clinic and became Professor of Feline Medicine in 2006. She is interested in all aspects of feline medicine; she is an internationally recognised expert in her area, has lectured extensively and published over a 130 peer-reviewed research papers, plus many reviews and book chapters. In 2009 she was awarded the BSAVA Woodrow Award for outstanding contribution in the field of small animal veterinary medicine, in 2011 she was awarded the International Society for Feline Medicine/Hill’s award for Outstanding Contributions to Feline Medicine, in 2012 the Royal Dick students voted her “The clinician I would most like to be”, in 2016 FECAVA awarded her “Increased Vocalisation in Elderly Cats” the most original paper in the European Journal of Companion Animal Practice that year, and in 2017 she became a Fellow of the RCVS. She shares her home with her husband Frank, a 16 year old Maine Coon boy called Mortlach (named after a Scottish single malt whisky), and a tiny little 16 year old black cat called Sheba-Ardbeg.

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