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October 16, 2015
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2015 Fall Scholarship Continuing Education Seminar:

Friday, October 16, 2015

Jefferson County Fairgrounds
503 North Jackson Avenue
Jefferson, WI

The lecture and hands-on wet lab are designed to give veterinarians and veterinarian technicians an awareness level understanding of technical emergency management principles for large animal rescue. These techniques were pioneered for animal disaster management; however the skills learned can be utilized for daily patient management to increase the safety of the veterinarian, staff, clients and patients.

Horse emergency The morning lecture will familiarize the participants with emergency rescue concepts and techniques, the readily available equipment, and the veterinarian’s role in emergency disaster management whether it involves a single patient or is a multiple animal incident.

The afternoon wet lab will allow for participants to experience and practice manipulation techniques utilizing 800 lbs. articulated mannequins in a recumbent position, as well as techniques that can be utilized for returning a recumbent animal to a standing position.

This CE seminar is open to practicing veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Both will receive CE credit toward state requirements.

An important part of our day’s presentation will be the industry representatives in attendance, displaying the latest and greatest products for all of your clinic needs.

8:30-9:00 AM


12:30-1 PM
Registration & Light Breakfast
Visit Vendor Booths
Lecture Presentation with Breaks
Visit Vendor Booths
Lunch/Vendor Booths
WEPA Business Meeting
Wet Lab
Veterinarians with 2015 paid membership:
Veterinarians plus 2015 membership:
Vet Techs:
Veterinarians in first 2 years of practice:
Veterinary Students:
(Fees include Breakfast and Lunch)

QUESTIONS? Email Cheryl

About Our Speaker

Dr. Howard Ketover received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 2002, and founded Irongate Equine Clinic in 2008, a three doctor equine ambulatory practice in Madison, WI. Often Dr. Ketover encountered emergency and rescue situations in practice his traditional veterinary education did not prepare him for.
Dr. Howard Ketover In 2006 he pursued training from Technical Large Animal Technical Rescue (TLAER) which significantly changed his approach to animal emergencies and the emergency management of his patients. Since then he’s received additional training from the Large Animal Rescue Company, is certified Rope Rescue Technician I & II, participates with the Dane County MRC and Wisconsin Animal Response Corps.

In 2012, Dr. Ketover co-founded Wisconsin Large Animal Emergency Response, LTD., a non-profit 501c(3) organization dedicated to improving the outcome for large animals and humans involved in emergency incidents. The organization focuses on bringing large animal technical rescue training to Animal Control Officers, Fire Fighters, Law Enforcement, Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians.

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