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Dr. Gary Bird Memorial Scholarship

2019 Scholarship Recipients
Erin Cahill
Thomas Kile

since 7/20/18
SAVMA is a non-profit association seeking to promote the interests of veterinary medicine, including furthering the health and welfare of animals in Arizona; to advance the cause of public health and the welfare of veterinary science in the State of Arizona and to foster, develop, and promote educational programs for veterinarians and their employees.

Our Mission
To strengthen the regional veterinary community and animal wellness through education, collaboration, and leadership.

This website was last updated: August 3, 2020
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All CE can be completed online via an interactive course that is "board-approved" sponsored by AzVMA, SAVMA, AAHA, AAVSB, or specifically approved by the Arizona Veterinary Board (see list on the Continuing Education link)." 
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Continuing Education Program

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Urine Culturing Guidelines:
Managing Patients with Bacterial Cystitis

presented by

Kari Mundschenk, DVM, DABVP-Feline

  • Incidence, pathogenesis and predisposing factors of bacterial lower  
  • urinary tract infections in dogs and cats
  • Diagnostic steps for the patient with clinical signs of lower urinary tract infections
  • Indications for and significance of urine culture and sensitivity testing
  • Review the 2019 ISCAID guidelines for the bacterial urinary tract infections in dogs and cats

This CE will be held via Zoom

​Thanks to our Sponsor