Science and Industry Day (June 1)

A full day of the Congress will be devoted to company-sponsored educational events.

Wednesday, June 1 will be designated Science and Industry Day, with five 2 hour sessions available for our corporate sponsors to highlight the latest research and clinical applications.

BAYER Animal Health Symposium

New perspectives on well-known challenges in dermatology

  • Looking forward: control of canine leishmaniosis in the next decade - Dr. Lluis Ferrer
  • Pradofloxacin and Staph pseudintermedius - What does the data tell us? - Dr. Joseph Blondeau
  • Demodicosis - how should I care best? - Dr. Tara Paterson

10:00 - 12:00

ELANCO Symposium

Itching for improved comfort

  • Comfort for the Pet: Otitis and Atopy: an entangled challenge needing effective long term management  - Dr. Craig Griffin
  • Comfort for the Pet Owner: Reaching beyond diagnosis to achieve optimal outcomes and satisfied clients - Dr. Ernie Ward
  • Comfort for you - Celebrity guest

10:00 - 12:00


Nutrition:  Where Dermatology and Internal Medicine Meet

  • An Internist’s Perspective on the Role of Probiotics in Canine and Feline Dermatology:  Implications for Herpes dermatitis, Demodicosis and beyond - Dr. Michael Lappin 
  • The link between food responsive atopic dermatitis and food responsive chronic enteropathy: an internist’s and dermatologist’s perspective - Dr. Stan Marks & Dr. Craig Griffin  

13:30 - 15:30

ZOETIS Symposium
The Next Horizon:  Targeted Antibody Therapy for Canine Allergic Skin Disease

  • Targeting Antibody Therapy for Successful Outcomes - Dr. Thierry Olivry 
  • Antibody Therapy:  What’s Next in Veterinary Dermatology - Dr. Andrea Gonzales 
  • Practical Application of Antibody Therapy - Dr. Douglas DeBoer

13:30 - 15:30

Revisiting Food Allergy in Animals Through the Lens of Evidence-Based Medicine

  • Ralf Mueller (Germany)
  • Thierry Olivry (USA)
  • Pascal Prelaud (France)

16:00 - 18:00



Pradofloxacin and Staph pseudintermedius – What does the data tell us?