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Phone: 919.513.6421
Fax: 919.513.6689
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Feline Orthopedics


Saturday, June 15, 2013

This one-day CE course on feline orthopedics is a unique opportunity to hear from, and engage in discussion with, experts in the field of feline pain measurement and management, and feline orthopedics.

The course will focus on the recognition of feline degenerative joint disease-associated pain, and also the use of NSAIDs for the alleviation of this discomfort. Additionally, decision making in the management of the most common feline fractures will be discussed, and other common orthopedic diseases of the fore and hind limb will be outlined (disease profile and treatment options).


Registration for this course is $79. Registration includes lectures, lunch, and proceedings provided electronically.

Registration is closed.

*Online registration will remain open until end of day June 12th. Early registration is recommended.


Continuing Education

This course offers seven (7) hours of CVME for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Location & Lodging

This course will be held at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine at 1060 William Moore Drive in Raleigh, NC. For information on area hotels, visit our informative website.

ADA Statement

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in the activity, please contact to discuss your needs at least 30 days prior to the event.


Time Description
7:30am Registration
8:00am Prevalence of feline DJD & Radiographic signs of DJD – Dr. Lascelles

Measuring DJD pain – Dr. Gruen

9:50am Break
10:10am NSAIDs for feline DJD-associated pain: where are we? – Dr. Lascelles

The feline orthopedic evaluation broken down – Dr. Lascelles

12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Orthopedic problems of forelimb – Dr. Marcellin
2:00pm Feline fracture management – Dr. Marcellin
3:00pm Orthopedic problems of hindlimb – Dr. Marcellin
4:00pm Discussion: The Future of Feline Musculoskeletal Health


B. Duncan X. Lascelles, BSc, BVSc, PhD, CertVA, DSAS(ST), DECVS, DACVS

Professor, Small Animal Surgery

Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV, DACVS, DECVS

Professor, Orthopedics

Margaret Gruen, DVM, MVPH, DACVB

Associate Professor