Continuing Education Webinar Series
Sign up for our upcoming webinars or view recordings of past webinars on demand. All live and recorded webinars are free for HSVMA members and $49 each for non-members. A select number of archived webinars are also free to non-members (see listing below for Free Webinars).
All HSVMA webinars are RACE-approved for veterinary CE credits, except where noted.
Note: A one-year HSVMA membership at $49 for veterinarians and $20 for veterinary technicians includes the opportunity to participate in six live webinars per year, as well as unlimited access to recorded versions. JOIN NOW»
September 9, 2014
October 8, 2014
These recordings are available to current HSVMA members free of charge and to non-members for a $49 fee. JOIN NOW»
Learn how the unique nature of cats affects their experience in the veterinary setting, and get an overview of alterations that can be made in the small animal practice to better accommodate the needs of your feline patients.
Presented by Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP Feline
A scientific analysis of breed specific problems and conditions that are of greatest concern to veterinary professionals are discussed in this webinar. Ideas for educating clients who breed dogs or are considering acquiring a purebred puppy are also introduced.
Presented by Paula Kislak, DVM and Lorna Grande, DVM
Learn about reinforcement and punishment in dog training and how different tools are used in training so you can then identify trainers you would feel comfortable recommending to your clients.
Presented by Melissa Bain, DVM, DACVB, MS
This webinar educates veterinarians on basic concepts of backyard poultry medicine that they may encounter in practice with the recent upswing in backyard urban poultry owners.
Presented by Lynne Luna DVM, MAM, DACPV
Research reports on the effects of ovariohysterectomy and castration document many health benefits and certain specific health risks associated with these surgeries. This program is designed to make sense of the research.
Presented by Philip A. Bushby, DVM, MS, DACVS
This webinar presents basic instructions on how to recognize the most common signs of animal hoarding in a client situation.
Presented by Jyothi V. Roberston, DVM
Learn about the websites and social media platforms that can help you connect with pet owners, pet rescue organizations, and your veterinary colleagues while also getting the word out about your practice and showcasing your humane efforts and successes.
Presented by Brenda Tassava, CVPM, CVJ
This webinar presents a basic overview of the nature and types of disasters based on real cases and a detailed look at how to prepare a veterinary clinic for a disaster.
Presented by Barry Kellogg, VMD
This webinar imparts basic knowledge of the legal process they can expect if they report suspected non-accidental injury or neglect of a patient. The veterinarian’s role in how that legal decision is made is also discussed.
Presented by Sherry Ramsey, Esq. and Lorna Grande, DVM
Before the Rehabilitator Arrives: How to Provide Emergency Care to Wildlife Brought to Your Clinic or Shelter
This webinar provides basic instruction on how to provide emergency care for the most common injured and orphaned wildlife brought in to clinics or shelters.
Presented by Roberto Aguilar, DVM
This webinar provides veterinary students a helpful perspective about finding their first job after graduation. Questions that are addressed include: Should I consider an internship? What are the pros and cons of doing this? What factors should I consider when deciding which practice is the best fit for me? Where does animal welfare play a role in all of this? How about compensation and contracts? <strong*This webinar is not CE-accredited*
Presented by Gary Block, DVM, MS, DACVIM
This webinar addresses elimination disorders in felines including different types of disorders (inappropriate elimination versus marking), the causes, and the diagnosis and treatments in both the clinic and shelter settings. <strong*This webinar is not CE-accredited*
Presented by Susan Krebsbach, DVM
This webinar addresses the logistics and protocols for setting up a field surgery clinic and covers standards of care pertaining to a variety of protocols, including pre-operative care, analgesia, anesthesia, asepsis, recovery and patient aftercare. <strong*This webinar is not CE-accredited*
Presented by Susan Monger, DVM and Richard Bachman, DVM
A seminar hosted by the International Animal Welfare Training Institute at UC Davis, featuring two HSVMA-RAVS veterinarians and a former HSVMA Leadership Council member. <strong*This webinar is not CE-accredited*
Humane Society Academy Webinar Series
Humane Society Academy offers a variety of development opportunities for professionals, volunteers, and advocates in the field of animal protection. HSA offers free, innovative webinars, led by experts in the fields of animal policy and advocacy, animal welfare, humane education, leadership, shelter and volunteer management, and wildlife issues. All webinars are recorded and available after the live event. Other online offerings include self-paced and instructor-led courses and certificate programs.
PetSmart Charities Webinars
Working with Veterinarians and Spay/Neuter Clinics
Presented by Susan Krebsbach, DVM (HSVMA Veterinary Advisor)
In this free course, you'll learn how to develop partnerships with veterinarians and spay/neuter clinics in your community, so you can provide better care to your community cats. You’ll learn: