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    • June 13, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cafe Fiore, 66 S California St, Ventura CA 93001
    • 59

    Please note for June 13 Meeting:

    June 13th is Ventura High’s graduation, so it will be pretty packed with reservations and the patio will be sat with a large group. It may be a little louder than normal and parking may be a challenge.  Please plan ahead.

    Corneal Diseases and Management

    JUNE 13, 2024 at 7 pm

    PLEASE RSVP BY MONDAY,

    JUNE 10 AT 4 PM

    Please join us for our next SBVVMA meeting with a presentation from Dr. Jennifer Sheahan from Veterinary Eye Clinic, sponsored by Blue natural Vet Diets.  We will be meeting at Cafe Fiore in downtown Ventura.

    Appetizers + Cash Bar 7 pm

    Business Meeting 7:30 pm

    Presentation 7:45-8:45 pm with questions after

    Our meeting is sponsored by BLUE Natural Vet Diets .

    TOPIC Corneal Diseases and Management:

    Learn how to diagnose, treat, and manage common corneal diseases in the veterinary field. 

    SPEAKER BIO:  Jennifer Sheahan, DVM, DACVO

    Dr. Sheahan was born and raised in Edmond, Oklahoma. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine, with a major in Biology and Criminology in 2003. Dr. Sheahan discovered her interest in comparative ophthalmology after college when she worked as an ophthalmology nurse for four years. She attended Veterinary School at Oklahoma State University graduating in 2011. Following Veterinary School, she completed a one-year rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at Ohio State University followed by a three-year residency in comparative ophthalmology at Animal Eye Care.

    She has a particular interest in ophthalmic pharmacology as well as dry eye disorders and retinal diseases.

    In her free time, she enjoys photography, running, traveling, and spending time with family.

    Dinner Menu:

    Appetizers + Cash Bar

    Salad - Pear + Gorgonzola Salad

    Entree  - Please choose one of three options at registration:

    1. Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce

    2. Salmon with Lemon & Capers, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables

    3. NY Baseball Steak with mashed potatoes & roasted vegetables

    Dessert - Mini Creme Brulee

    Business Meeting notes: 

    1.  We are looking for New Board Members!  This organization is run by volunteer members.  Please let us know if you need more information or are interested. 

    2.  If you know a colleague is not receiving these emails, please have them contact us to make sure their email is up to date on our website.  TY!

    Please note: Attendance is limited to veterinarians licensed in California and working or residing in Ventura county and in the Santa Barbara-Carpenteria-Goleta coastal region of Santa Barbara county, and retired former members of the SBVVMA.


    • August 08, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cafe Fiore, 66 S California St, Ventura CA 93001
    • 100

    UPDATES FOR OUR

    SBVVMA AUGUST MEETING

    TBD

    August 8, 2024 at 7 pm

    PLEASE RSVP BY MONDAY AT 4 PM

    Please join us for our next SBVVMA meeting with a presentation sponsored by Elanco + Nutramax.  We will be meeting at Cafe Fiore in downtown Ventura.

    Appetizers + Cash Bar 7 pm

    Business Meeting 7:30 pm

    Presentation 7:45-8:45 pm with questions after

    Our meeting is sponsored by Elanco + Nutramax.

    TOPIC TBD:


    SPEAKER BIO:  


    Dinner Menu:

    Appetizers + Cash Bar

    Salad - 

    Entree  - Please choose one of three options at registration:

    1. 

    2.  

    3.  

    Dessert - 

    Business Meeting notes: 

    1.  We are looking for New Board Members!  This organization is run by volunteer members.  Please let us know if you need more information or are interested. 

    2.  If you know a colleague is not receiving these emails, please have them contact us to make sure their email is up to date on our website.  TY!

    Please note: Attendance is limited to veterinarians licensed in California and working or residing in Ventura county and in the Santa Barbara-Carpenteria-Goleta coastal region of Santa Barbara county, and retired former members of the SBVVMA.


    • September 12, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cafe Fiore, 66 S California St, Ventura CA 93001
    • 100

    UPDATES FOR OUR

    SBVVMA SEPTEMBER MEETING

    TBD

    September 12, 2024 at 7 pm

    PLEASE RSVP BY MONDAY AT 4 PM

    Please join us for our next SBVVMA meeting with a presentation sponsored by Hill's Science Diets.  We will be meeting at Cafe Fiore in downtown Ventura.

    Appetizers + Cash Bar 7 pm

    Business Meeting 7:30 pm

    Presentation 7:45-8:45 pm with questions after

    Our meeting is sponsored by Hill's Science Diets.

    TOPIC TBD:


    SPEAKER BIO:  


    Dinner Menu:

    Appetizers + Cash Bar

    Salad - 

    Entree  - Please choose one of three options at registration:

    1. 

    2.  

    3.  

    Dessert - 

    Business Meeting notes: 

    1.  We are looking for New Board Members!  This organization is run by volunteer members.  Please let us know if you need more information or are interested. 

    2.  If you know a colleague is not receiving these emails, please have them contact us to make sure their email is up to date on our website.  TY!

    Please note: Attendance is limited to veterinarians licensed in California and working or residing in Ventura county and in the Santa Barbara-Carpenteria-Goleta coastal region of Santa Barbara county, and retired former members of the SBVVMA.


    • October 10, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cafe Fiore, 66 S California St, Ventura CA 93001
    • 100

    UPDATES FOR OUR

    SBVVMA OCTOBER MEETING

    TBD

    October 10, 2024 at 7 pm

    PLEASE RSVP BY MONDAY AT 4 PM

    Please join us for our next SBVVMA meeting with a presentation sponsored by IDEXX.  We will be meeting at Cafe Fiore in downtown Ventura.

    Appetizers + Cash Bar 7 pm

    Business Meeting 7:30 pm

    Presentation 7:45-8:45 pm with questions after

    TOPIC TBD:


    SPEAKER BIO: 


    Dinner Menu:

    Appetizers + Cash Bar

    Salad - 

    Entree  - Please choose one of three options at registration:

    1. 

    2.  

    3.  

    Dessert - 

    Business Meeting notes: 

    1.  We are looking for New Board Members!  This organization is run by volunteer members.  Please let us know if you need more information or are interested. 

    2.  If you know a colleague is not receiving these emails, please have them contact us to make sure their email is up to date on our website.  TY!

    Please note: Attendance is limited to veterinarians licensed in California and working or residing in Ventura county and in the Santa Barbara-Carpenteria-Goleta coastal region of Santa Barbara county, and retired former members of the SBVVMA.


    • November 14, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cafe Fiore, 66 S California St, Ventura CA 93001
    • 100


    UPDATES FOR OUR

    SBVVMA NOVEMBER MEETING

    Filtering the Baddies out of the Blood: Updates on   Extracorporeal Therapy

    November 14, 2024 at 7 pm

    PLEASE RSVP BY MONDAY,

    November 11, at 4 PM

    Please join us for our next SBVVMA meeting with a presentation from Dr. Amanda Spillane sponsored by Access Hospitals.  We will be meeting at Cafe Fiore in downtown Ventura.

    Appetizers + Cash Bar 7 pm

    Business Meeting 7:30 pm

    Presentation 7:45-8:45 pm with questions after

    Our meeting is sponsored by .

    TOPIC: Filtering the Baddies out of the Blood: Updates on Extracorporeal Therapy

    Summary: 

    This lecture will cover an overview of the modalities and indications for extracorporeal therapies in dogs and cats. It will include case-based examples of how extracorporeal therapies can be used in the emergency & critical care setting. The lecture will explore intermittent hemodialysis, hemoperfusion and therapeutic plasma exchange, including the science behind the treatment, indications, complications and case-based examples. We will also discuss logistical factors that should be considered when referring a case for extracorporeal therapy.

      SPEAKER BIO:  Amanda Spillane, BVSc (Hons), MS, DACVEEC

      Dr. Spillane graduated veterinary school from the University of Queensland, Australia. After completing a small animal rotating internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Spillane completed a residency in Emergency & Critical Care at the University of Illinois.  She obtained Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care in 2022, after which she completed a fellowship in Extracorporeal Therapies with The Ohio State University.  It is here that Dr. Spillane found her passion for all things kidneys and extracorporeal therapy.  She is currently continuing her kidney journey as one of the inaugural residents with the American College of Veterinary Nephrology & Urology.  Dr. Spillane joined the ACCESS LA team in October 2023 to restart the Nephrology & Extracorporeal Therapies Department and is excited to be able to offer this vital service to all the pets of Los Angeles!   Outside of work, Dr. Spillane likes to hang out with her Australian cat Zoe, Kittitian cat Figaro and partner Jose, and enjoys gardening, exercising and relaxing at the beach.

      Dinner Menu:

      Appetizers + Cash Bar

      Salad - 

      Entree  - Please choose one of three options at registration:

      1. 

      2. 

      3. 

      Dessert -

      Business Meeting notes: 

      1.  We are looking for New Board Members!  This organization is run by volunteer members.  Please let us know if you need more information or are interested. 

      2.  If you know a colleague is not receiving these emails, please have them contact us to make sure their email is up to date on our website.  TY!

      Please note: Attendance is limited to veterinarians licensed in California and working or residing in Ventura county and in the Santa Barbara-Carpenteria-Goleta coastal region of Santa Barbara county, and retired former members of the SBVVMA.


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    This Association is a mutual benefit association for California licensed veterinarians practicing within Ventura County and coastal Santa Barbara County. Our purpose is to provide continuing education to members, maintain standards of practice, share experiences in the practice of veterinary medicine, and promote public awareness of veterinary medicine.

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