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Canine Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy Seminar


Canine Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy Seminar

Chapel Farm Pensford Ltd are pleased to be hosting an affordable, exciting and educational canine rehabilitation and hydrotherapy seminar. A day designed by rehab practitioners and hydrotherapists, full of international speakers discussing subjects that are relevant day-to-day topics in our ever-growing industry. A great opportunity to gain 7 hours CPD early on in 2019.

The day will begin with one of the West Country's leading Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dan Ogden discussing changes in thinking on management of patella disease i.e. distal femoral osteotomy and groove replacement and also advances in 3d planning and treatment for angular limb deformity..

This will be followed by a coffee break and then Angela Griffiths, owner of world-class hydrotherapy and training center Greyfriars Veteeinary Rehabilitation Referrals, will talk about hydrotherapy; Pool, water treadmill or both?
Using clinical reasoning for effective hydrotherapy treatment. Angela will also discuss the importance of the multi-disciplinary team, staffing levels, experience, good observation and practical skills in achieving the best possible outcomes.

Before lunch Roz Pooley, behaviourist and international speaker, will discuss recognising pain signals in the rehab patient.

A hot buffet lunch will be followed by nutritionist Bianca Boulton-Major delivering a lecture on ‘nutrition for the post op’ patient.

After an afternoon coffee break, Chapel Farm’s rehab team: ACPAT physiotherapist Anna Richards and rehab, herbal, chiropractic and acupuncture vet Veerle Dejonkheere will deliver the final lecture.

Tickets are £100 and available at the link below.

As well as the lectures listed above, this will include lunch, CPD certificate, parking and stationary. There are also a number of overnight rooms available at the location, so please get in touch with us if you'd be interested in our special rate.

Who should attend?

The seminar has the ability to bring together professionals with a variety of backgrounds, including veterinary surgeons, physiotherapists, hydrotherapists, as well as professionals who share a common interest to provide optimal treatment and management options for injured and disabled animals. We invite you to participate in the great programme we have planned!

We are excited to host such a diverse group of professionals that will come together to help improve the quality of life of veterinary patients.

We hope you will enjoy the conference.

Our speakers will be:

Dan Ogden - BVSc, MRCVS, specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dan joined Highcroft in July 2014 having graduated from Bristol University in 2004. He spent a year working in a small animal practice in Kent before moving to the Unites States to do a three year small animal surgery residency. Following the residency he spent three years at Louisiana State University as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and head of the surgery Department. In 2012 he returned to the private practice the UK.

Angela Griffiths - CCRP, Dip HSA, RCH, IAVRPT, owner of world leading hydrotherapy and training center, Greyfriars Rehab.
Angela opened Greyfriars in 2001 and has developed the range of treatments available at Greyfriars to include inpatient care, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy in the pool and water treadmill and functional rehabilitation.
Angela qualified as a CCRP having completed the Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner course at the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.
Angela has developed a team of superb care professionals and lecturers at Greyfriars. She regularly gives lectures herself, in the UK and overseas, and has appeared in television and radio programs

Bianca Boulton-Major BSc (hons), PGDip Nutrition & Canine Nutrition, MSFTR, CPN.
Member of the American Association of Veterinary Nutrition, FNTP, RFVS, prov APBC, GODT & CHC
Major Referrals-Nutritional Consultancy Service

Roz Pooley - Canine Behaviourist and member of IAABC, ABTC
Diploma in Canine Behaviour
Diploma in Canine Aggression
2nd year MSc Clinical Animal Behaviour
Extensive CPD over the years, including in-depth study of canine physiology.
Have been practising behaviour for 7 years and always work alongside vets.
Passion: Husbandry training (voluntary veterinary behaviours) and rehabilitating over reactive behaviour
Have also trained other species; Wolves, Foxes, Porcupines, Lions, Rhinos, Ravens and Chickens!

Veerle Dejonckheere - Chapel Farm's rehabilitation vet specialising in acupuncture, herbal medicine and chiropractic.
Veerle qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Gent, Belgium, in 2001. Her first job was in a large animal general practice in France. In 2003 she moved to the UK and worked in small animal general practices in several parts of the country.
Veerle has always been interested in combining conventional and complementary medicine to maximise the health of her patients and gradually integrated acupuncture and herbal medicine into her general practice.
She specialised in rehabilitation and canine sports medicine in 2009. Veerle is trained in Veterinary Chiropractic and qualified in April 2014.

Anna Richards - Chapel Farm's ACPAT Physiotherapist.
Anna qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of Liverpool in 2004 and has since then worked within the NHS in varying roles in both the acute and community setting, treating a wide variety of conditions. She gained her post graduate diploma in veterinary physiotherapy from Hartpury College (UWE)

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