IWDBA’s Ramos, Zoran among speakers at PennVet Working Dog Conference

By Jed Weisberger

IWDBA Communications

The University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Vet Working Dog Center will be hosting its virtual and interactive 2022 Working Dog Conference, “True Grit – Resilience and Mental Fortitude of the Canine Team, April 22-24.

General Registration is $299 and $149 for students (high school, undergrad, post-doc and veterinary). Groups of five or more can register in one transaction for $229 each, which includes access to 2020 Conference recordings. Also available are special offers for students and groups five or more and an opportunity to purchase 2020 conference recordings at a discount.

Two speakers of interest are IWDBA members Dr. Megan Ramos VMD and Dr. Debra L. Zoran DVM, PhD, DACVIM-SAIM. 

 Ramos, a Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation resident at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center, will present April 23, her topic “Canine Sports Medicine: From injury to apprehensions and fatigue to FEMA. She was recently featured by the IWDBA, spotlighting her work with “Sports Medicine with Working Dogs.”

Zoran, a professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences who specializes in emergency preparedness and response, and the use of simulations in the teaching of disaster at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, will present April 24 on “Use of temperature sensing microchips in working dogs.

 The conference schedule can be accessed at https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/centers-laboratories/center/penn-vet-working-dog-center/learn-about-working-dogs/working-dog-conference/conference-schedule

 Those interested in attending the 2002 Working Dog Conference can register at https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/centers-laboratories/center/penn-vet-working-dog-center/learn-about-working-dogs/working-dog-conference