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  • 09 Jan 2014
    2:00 pm EST 
    to 12 Jan 2014
    11:00 pm EST 

    2014 AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference & House of Delegates Winter Session

    Category: Conference

    The VLC offers a robust three days of networking and workshop opportunities designed with you in mind. Tracks for current and emerging leaders, and state and allied representatives are offered. This conference is also open to any veterinary professional interested in learning more about...

  • 17 Feb 2014
    1:00 pm EST 
    to 07 Mar 2014
    10:00 pm EST 

    Animal-Assisted Therapy

    Category: Workshop

    Animal-Assisted Therapy University of New Hampshire Online Noncredit Course Monday, February 17 — Friday, March 7, 2014 Fee: $120, .6 CEUs, CRN 136214 This noncredit course is offered in collaboartion with Pet Partners. You will get comprehensive knowledge necessary to begin using...

  • 10 Mar 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 12 Mar 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    Cognition, Enrichment and Collaboration

    Category: Conference

    This seminar will explore animal cognition and enrichment techniques. Special sessions include the value of research as enrichment and the importance of collaboration between researchers and animal caretakers. The seminar includes lectures and research demonstrations. There will be invited...

  • 29 Mar 2014
    1:00 am EDT 
    to 3:30 am EDT 

    The Ghosts in our Machine

    Category: Miscellaneous

    Please join us for a film screening and discussion with producer, Liz Marshall, and author of "We Animals", Jo-Anne McArthur. About the film: The Ghosts in our Machine is a multi-award winning consciousness raising documentary that gently reveals one of the most haunting moral dilemmas or...

  • 01 Apr 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 
    to 04 Apr 2014
    6:00 am EDT 

    Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia 2014 Conference

    Category: Conference

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  • 06 Apr 2014
    2:00 pm EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    Zumbathon for PAWWS to Heal

    Category: Miscellaneous

    Join us for a Zumbathon for PAWWS to Heal Instructed by Dane County area Zurnba Instructors When: April 6th, 2013 - 10 AM to 1PM Where: UW-Madison South East Recreational Facility (SERF)

  • 07 Apr 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 09 Apr 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    World Congress on Brain, Behavior and Emotions

    Category: Conference

    Professor Jaak Panksepp is an invited speaker at the World Congress on Brain, Behavior and Emotions. He will be giving a talk titled The Affective Neuroscience Analysis of Emotional Feeling in Other Animals: Implications for Psychiatric Therapeutics. Dr. Jaak Panksepp is Distinguished...

  • 09 Apr 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 9:00 pm EDT 

    The Animals for Life (AFL) Foundation 2014 Forum

    Category: Conference

    Animal enthusiasts will gather to engage in meaningful contemplation, conversation and collaboration at the Animals for Life Forum on April 9, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is the second annual signature event for the Animals for Life Foundation (AFL). The Forum will feature a full day of...

  • 11 Apr 2014
    2:00 pm EDT 
    to 13 Apr 2014
    11:00 pm EDT 

    ICAS 13th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies

    Category: Conference

    The 13th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies is being held at Rice University in Houston, TX April 11th - 13th, 2014. About 350-400 national and international scholars, activists, and scholar-activists generally attend this conference each year. This conference merges...

  • 20 Apr 2014
    3:00 pm EDT 
    to 6:00 pm EDT 

    2 Mile "Walk for Change" Benefit

    Category: Miscellaneous

    Mile "Walk for Change" Benefit For the prevention and awareness of child abuse: "Walk for Change" there's no excuse for child abuse When: April 20th, 2013 - 11 AM to 2 PM Where: VFW post “8483” 5737 County Rd CV, Madison, WI Facepainting Nail trims (small donation) fromTabby and Jack's...

  • 27 Apr 2014
    1:00 am EDT 
    to 10:00 am EDT 

    First Annual Conference on Animal Welfare in Mainland China and Taiwan

    Category: Conference

    The conference's mission is to educate people in the San Francisco Bay Area about animal welfare issues in mainland China and Taiwan, with a goal of inspiring more US action and support for the animals, animal advocacy groups and activists in these regions.

  • 28 Apr 2014
    4:00 pm EDT 
    to 29 Apr 2014
    1:00 am EDT 

    2014 Prairie Conference

    Category: Conference

    The Urban Animal Regional Conferences, held in four major urban centres across Canada in April, are designed to facilitate the discussion of issues, showcase innovation, establish strategy and develop relationships. These events gather thought leaders from the five primary urban animal sectors:...

  • 30 Apr 2014
    6:00 pm EDT 
    to 01 May 2014
    4:00 am EDT 

    2014 Pacific Conference

    Category: Conference

    The Urban Animal Regional Conferences, held in four major urban centres across Canada in April, are designed to facilitate the discussion of issues, showcase innovation, establish strategy and develop relationships. These events gather thought leaders from the five primary urban animal sectors:...

  • 04 May 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 07 May 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    Global Development Symposium: Critical Links between Human and Animal Health

    Category: Conference

    Underscoring the Critical Links between Human and Animal Health the Global Development Symposium (GDS2014) will explore interdisciplinary approaches to improving public health, food and water security and community empowerment. The symposium brings together social, environmental, medical and...

  • 07 May 2014
    2:00 pm EDT 
    to 08 May 2014
    11:00 pm EDT 

    Transforming Trauma: Research Developments and Methods for Trauma-Informed Animal-Assisted Interventions

    Category: Conference

    The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) at University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work is pleased to announce our inaugural conference, Transforming Trauma: Research Developments and Methods for Trauma-Informed Animal-Assisted Interventions, at University of Denver on May 7-8,...

  • 08 May 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 10 May 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    2014 Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium (OE3C)

    Category: Conference

    The Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium (OE3C) is a graduate student-run conference with a broad focus on topics in ecology, human and animal behaviour, and evolution. Registration fees are low, and the conference provides a venue for students, post-docs, faculty, and researchers...

  • 16 May 2014
    10:00 pm EDT 
    to 18 May 2014
    7:00 am EDT 

    Have no fear about anxiety

    Category: Conference

    The Animal Behaviour and Interaction Group of the South African Veterinary Association presents its annual conference with this year's theme all about fear and anxiety in companion animals. Our guest speaker is Dr Jon Bowen from the Royal Veterinary College in London. Day 1 is open to anyone...

  • 30 May 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 31 May 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    12th North American Regional Meeting of the International Society for Applied Ethology (NA-ISAE)

    Category: Conference

    The 12th North American Regional Meeting of the ISAE will be held May 30-31, 2014. The meeting will be hosted by the Animal Behavior and Welfare Group, Dept. Animal Science, Michigan State University, and will officially kick off on Friday, May 30th at noon. Additional information can be found...

  • 11 Jun 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 13 Jun 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    2014 Management Conference

    Category: Conference

    Valley Forge Casino Resort, King of Prussia (Philadelphia), PA Animal welfare senior managers gain tools to catapult their growth to top level executive positions. Registration will open by March 2014

  • 15 Jun 2014
    8:00 pm EDT 
    to 20 Jun 2014
    5:00 am EDT 

    New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference

    Category: Conference

    Veterinary Science Matters Mark 16-20 June 2014 in your diary for the 2014 NZA Conference!

  • 13 Jul 2014
    7:00 am EDT 
    to 15 Jul 2014
    4:00 pm EDT 

    1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond

    Category: Conference

    This interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary conference invites an exploration of the concept or notion of “animal” in its own right and as visa a vis “human.” While humans are clearly classed as part of the animal world, we have a long and sometimes questionable history of both differentiating...

  • 19 Jul 2014
    4:00 am EDT 
    to 22 Jul 2014
    4:00 am EDT 

    Animals and Humans together: Integration in Society

    Category: Conference

    The 23rd Annual ISAZ Conference will focus on the role that human-animal interactions (HAI) play in society, including the basic understanding of human-animal interactions and relationships and their effects on both the human and the animal based on empirical evidence. Furthering the knowledge...

  • 24 Jul 2014
    2:00 am EDT 
    to 26 Jul 2014
    11:00 am EDT 

    IAHAIO Annual Symposium and AGM 2014

    Category: Conference

    Join us for an exciting programme of events as we set the agenda for future directions in HAI and IAHAIO Hear about some of the latest developments in HAI from leading experts. Have your say in how we work to build a common language and framework for animal-assisted interventions across...

  • 24 Jul 2014
    8:00 pm EDT 
    to 26 Jul 2014
    5:00 am EDT 

    Zoonoses Conference 2014

    Category: Conference

    Zoonoses 2014 conference is scheduled for 25th – 26th July at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. It follows on from the highly successful inaugural conference that was held in Sydney in July of 2012. This event hosted 232 delegates over 2 days and featured 29 oral and 42 poster...

  • 25 Jul 2014
    10:00 pm EDT 
    to 30 Jul 2014
    1:30 am EDT 

    2014 AVMA Annual Convention

    Category: Conference

    Our CE will inspire the veterinarian in you, but it's our host city that will inspire your non-scientific side. With 300 days of sunshine yearly and the majestic Rocky Mountains, inspiration awaits you in the Mile High City. The convention center is just a short stroll away from Denver's hotels,...

  • 29 Jul 2014
    7:00 am EDT 
    to 02 Aug 2014
    4:00 pm EDT 

    48th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE)

    Category: Conference

    The aim the 2014 Congress is to provide a multidisciplinary forum and a nurturing environment, not only by bringing the most recent advances in applied animal behaviour and animal welfare but also by bringing forward new interdisciplinary approaches, ideas and tools that would allow us to advance...

  • 07 Aug 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 10 Aug 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    Human-Animal Interaction Section 13 of Division 17 of the American Psychological Association American Psychological Association Convention

    Category: Conference

    The Section on Human Animal Interaction: Research & Practice, of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association is dedicated to professional and scholarly activities that advance the understanding of human-animal interactions as they relate to psychology....

  • 09 Aug 2014
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 14 Aug 2014
    9:00 pm EDT 

    51st Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society

    Category: Conference

    Reminder. The next meeting of the Animal Behavior Society will take place late summer 2014. Mark your calendars!

  • 16 Aug 2014
    5:00 pm EDT 
    to 6:00 pm EDT 

    Blanton Talks: The Psychology of Human-Animal Interactions

    Category: Seminar

    Hal Herzog, professor of psychology at Western Carolina University and author of the book Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat shares anecdotes—alternately poignant, funny, and challenging—from his investigations into the psychology of human-animal interactions.

  • 20 Aug 2014
    10:00 pm EDT 
    to 21 Aug 2014
    12:00 am EDT 

    Getting the Most Out of "Pet Therapy" (Animal-Assisted Therapy) Webinar

    Category: Webinar

    The Webinar: Getting the Most Out of "Pet Therapy" (Animal-Assisted Therapy) will be held live on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6-8PM EST. Lisa M. Freeman (DVM, PhD, DACVN) a professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, is the course director....

  • 19 Sep 2014
    4:00 pm EDT 
    to 21 Sep 2014
    1:00 am EDT 

    Animal Assisted Intervention International

    Category: Conference

    Animal Assisted Intervention International (AAII) is a non-profit organization that caters to Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) within professional healthcare and social service settings. Its members are occupational therapists, speech therapists, nurses, counselors, and professional animal...

  • 26 Sep 2014
    12:30 pm EDT 
    to 27 Sep 2014
    12:30 am EDT 

    2014 Nature-Based Therapeutics Conference: Speak! The Quality of Interactions Between Humans and Animals

    Category: Conference

    Speak! is about our human partnership with animals and the natural world and the ways in which interacting with animals increases individual health and community well-being. This conference will offer new understanding of how human-animal connections can enhance the work of professionals within...

  • 15 Oct 2014
    7:00 pm EDT 
    to 8:00 pm EDT 

    Service Animals and You

    Category: Webinar

    More than just a ‘four legged’ companion, service animals play a viable role in the lives of people living with a disability. This webinar will explore the relevance of service animals and how they impact and affect a person’s health and overall well-being. This webinar is intended for...

  • 16 Oct 2014
    4:00 am EDT 
    to 17 Oct 2014
    4:00 am EDT 

    Joint Conference: National German Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2014 and 7th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses

    Category: Conference

    We take great pleasure in inviting you to join us for the Joint Conference: German Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2014 and 7th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses, which will take place in Berlin, Germany, October 16-17, 2014. Events in the last year have shown us that we are still...

  • 16 Oct 2014
    2:00 pm EDT 
    to 17 Oct 2014
    11:00 pm EDT 

    Animal Care and Handling Conference

    Category: Conference

    The Animal Care and Handling Conference for the Food Industry is the leading animal welfare educational opportunity for meat companies, their customers and those involved in the production and management of livestock and meat products. This important conference has doubled in size since it was...

  • 22 Oct 2014
    4:00 pm EDT 
    to 26 Oct 2014
    1:00 am EDT 

    Summit for Urban Animal Strategies

    Category: Workshop

    The prestigious International Summit for Urban Animal Strategies is held each October just before CanWest (ABVMA Vet Conference), in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. One Hundred Thought Leaders are selected by their peers to represent each sector of the Urban Animal Industry....

  • 27 Oct 2014
    6:00 pm EDT 
    to 29 Oct 2014
    3:00 am EDT 

    Courthouse Dogs Conference

    Category: Conference

    Speakers include: James Ha, PhD, Animal Behaviorist Brenda Kocher, volunteer guardian ad litum Marina Hall Phillips, Expert Dog Breeder David Crenshaw, PhD, Clinical Psychologist For more information contact Ellen@courthousedogs.org

  • 28 Oct 2014
    2:30 pm EDT 
    to 30 Oct 2014
    7:30 am EDT 

    MPAW-MAACO Animal Welfare Conference

    Category: Conference

    JOIN YOUR COLLEAGUES at the 11th annual MPAW Animal Welfare Conference which has expanded to become the MPAW-MAACO event of the year! Now all animal care and control professionals can network and learn together in one central location, in the heart of Michigan and the peak of fall color season!...

  • 29 Oct 2014
    6:00 pm EDT 
    to 02 Nov 2014
    2:00 am EST 

    2014 PATH INTL. CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL MEETING

    Category: Conference

    Targeted at the ever-growing group of professionals in equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT), the 2013 Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) Conference and Annual Meeting, sponsored by Purina, will feature an impressive array of educational...

  • 31 Oct 2014
    5:30 am EDT 
    to 6:45 am EDT 

    Health Matters: The Human-Animal Health Connection

    Category: Meeting

    Animals get the same diseases and afflictions as humans, including breast cancer, arthritis, stress — even nymphomania. Sharing information between human health care providers and veterinarians can create new awareness of the importance of healthy environments for all species. This moderated...

  • 01 Nov 2014
    5:00 pm EDT 
    to 02 Nov 2014
    3:15 am EST 

    2014 Zoobiquity Conference: Human and Animal Health in a Changing Global Environment

    Category: Conference

    The 2014 Zoobiquity Conference focuses on how rapidly changing local and global environments affect the health of humans and animals. Through case presentations and interactive discussions, human and veterinary medicine experts, as well as environmental health scientists, will explore the...

  • 03 Nov 2014
    5:00 am EST 
    to 05 Nov 2014
    5:00 am EST 

    Animal Welfare Symposium 2014: Humane Endings

    Category: Conference

    This symposium will take a comprehensive look at existing best practices for euthanasia, humane slaughter and depopulation across animal species, while exploring research and innovation in the name of continuous improvement. A by-invitation half-day workshop focused on international harmonization...

  • 03 Nov 2014
    1:00 pm EST 
    to 8:30 pm EST 

    Pet Therapy Conference: The Value of the Human-Animal Bond in Healing

    Category: Conference

    One day pet therapy conference on Monday, November 3 at the Hyatt Hotel in Morristown. Parking is available at the Hyatt Hotel. Parking will be validated at registration desk. Fee: $75.00 (early bird rate - before August 31) / $100 (after August 31)

  • 06 Nov 2014
    11:00 pm EST 
    to 07 Nov 2014
    1:00 am EST 

    Psychology- It's Not Just For Therapists Anymore!

    Category: Seminar

    'Psychology - It's Not Just For Therapists Anymore!: Comparing Animals to Humans Across Psychology' is a two-hour presentation by Associate Psychology Professor Melissa Shyan-Norwalt, Ph.D., that is free and open to the public. The presentation, hosted by the Rio Grande Psychology Club, includes...

  • 09 Nov 2014
    2:00 pm EST 
    to 11 Nov 2014
    11:00 pm EST 

    Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) Annual Conference

    Category: Conference

    Hyatt Regency Dallas – Dallas, TX Registration will open by August 2014

  • 08 Dec 2014
    2:30 pm EST 
    to 09 Dec 2014
    11:00 pm EST 

    Scientists Center for Animal Welfare Winter Conference

    Category: Conference

    Co-sponsored with The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio and the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare/NIH/DHHS and USDA/APHIS/AC. additional supporter are Merck, Inc and a-tune Software, Inc SCAW’s Winter Conference will be held in beautiful downtown San Antonio on...

  • 08 Dec 2014
    8:00 am EST 
    to 10:00 am EST 

    2nd Global Webinar on Animal Welfare

    Category: Webinar

    The theme for the 2nd Global Webinar is “the importance of new technologies to empower vets in the field of Animal Welfare." Following the success of the Global Webinar on AW (held on 29th April 2014), the WVA and the European Commission are organizing a second Global Webinar focusing on how new...

  • 11 Dec 2014
    12:00 am EST 
    to 2:00 am EST 

    Emergency Management and Treatment of Thoracic Trauma

    Category: Webinar

    Pneumothorax? Pulmonary contusions? Diaphragmatic hernia? Don't feel comfortable managing your HBC patients? Thoracic trauma make you tachypneic? Thanks to sponsorship from ELANCO, we're able to offer this VETgirl webinar free to you... on everything you need to know about thoracic...

  • 11 Dec 2014
    1:00 am EST 
    to 2:30 am EST 

    Surgery Not Required: Current and Future Options in Fertility Control of Dogs and Cats

    Category: Webinar

    Participants will receive a basic overview of non-surgical sterilization and its potential applications. There will be a focus on potential emerging technologies and an overview of the use of Zeuterin™, the only FDA-approved non-surgical sterilant for use in male dogs. While reviewing the...

  • 12 Dec 2014
    10:00 pm EST 
    to 13 Dec 2014
    12:00 am EST 

    Evening of Animals as Therapy

    Category: Open House

    The event will be held in honor of The Nexus School, which is devoted to educating children within the autism spectrum. From 5 to 7pm the public can meet patient and loving “four-leggeds” who make a difference in young people’s lives and the humans who train and care for these...

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