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  1. Learn from the best international speakers, as well as a variety of Australian speakers, all experts in their fields - Cardiorespiratory: Lynelle Johnson, Fiona Meyers-Campbell, Niek Beijerink  Clinical pathology and principles of medicine: Jill Maddison, Sue Foster, Graham Swinney  Dentistry: Curt Coffman, Loic Legendre, Ruth Barthel, Anthony Caiafa  Dermatology: Sonya Bettenay, Ralf Mueller, Linda Vogelnest  Emergency: Sarah Haldane, Dez Hughes, Terry King  Endocrinology: Dennis Chew, David Church, Darren Merrett  Feline Medicine: Andrea Harvey, Vanessa Barrs, Carolyn O’Brien  Gastroenterology: Caroline Mansfield, Stanley Marks, David Twedt  Imaging: Cathy Beck, Zoe Lenard  Infectious Disease: Michael Lappin, Vanessa Barrs, Julia Beatty, Jill Maddison  Neurology: Richard LeCouteur, Georgina Child, Sam Long  Oncology: Peter Bennett, Tony Moore, Rod Straw  Ophthalmology: Mark Billson, Anna Deykin, David Maggs, Robin Stanley  Surgery: Daniel Brockman, Catriona MacPhail, Jason Beck, Stephen Fearnside, Andrew Marchevsky, Phil Moses  Urogenital: David Senior, Dennis Chew  Unusual pets and avian: Hamish Baron, Brendan Carmel, Bob Doneley, Anne Fawcett, David Neck, Annabelle Olsson, Lizzie Selby, Gerry Skinner, Tegan Stephens, Alex Rosenwax, Shangzhe Xie  Nursing: Trish Farry, Tinika Gillespie, Philip Judge, Terry King, Patricia Newton, Anita Parkin, Lisa Partel, Rebekah Scotney, Rod Straw, Robert Webster, Layla Wilkinson

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The latest news on parvovirus

There has been a recent re-emergence of feline strains of parvovirus in Australia. Parvovirus expert and feline specialist Dr Vanessa Barrs says vaccination for the highly contagious viral illness is a serious consideration for animal shelters and requires further legislative action.

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Spotlight on Attendees

The 2017 FASAVA Congress will feature an impressive array of veterinary experts from around the world speaking on a range of fascinating topics, as well as a packed social calendar of events that offer an exclusive opportunity to network and make valuable contacts. We spoke to a few delegates about what they were most looking forward to: 

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Career Spotlight: Jill Maddison

Jill’s veterinary career began in Sydney. She earned her Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney in the 1980s, then completed an internship at the university, and landed her first job in full-time private practice at Haberfield Veterinary Hospital in the inner west of Sydney.

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From frocks to crocs

Since establishing the Boongary Veterinary Service in 1993, Dr Annabelle Olsson has had a diverse career working with an array of taxa present in far-north Queensland. And while the difficulties of treating exotic animals and wildlife are many, Annabelle says one of the key challenges is managing rehabilitation.

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Dental Masterclass at FASAVA 2017

Can’t get to FASAVA? You can still register for this Dental Masterclass.

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The dentistry masterclass at FASAVA provides a rare opportunity to receive small group instruction from a series of world leaders in Veterinary Dentistry including Curt Coffman, Loic Legendre and Ruth Barthel.

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Endoscopy Workshop at FASAVA 2017

Can’t get to FASAVA? You can still register for this 2-day Masterclass.

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Mythological beasts and how to treat them

Dr David Neck, Director of Cottesloe Vet, spends most of his time treating humankind’s favourite furry companions. But he believes it’s important to be prepared for anything. Here he shares his research on the mythological beast Medusa so that, when the time comes, you’ll know what to do.

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The 7 colours of corneas and what they can tell you

Professor David Maggs reveals how the seven corneal colours in both cats and dogs can help vets reach a diagnosis.

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