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Unravelling Feline Retroviruses: Testing for FeLV and FIV


Date : Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Venue : Webinar

Time : Webinar Schedule: 8:00pm~9:20pm

Speaker : Dr. Susan Little

Cost :
  • Webinar
    • Members : $0
    • Non-Members : $0
    • CPD Hours : 1.25

Organizer : The Hong Kong Veterinary Association Ltd.

FREE TO ATTEND
Registration ends at 11:30pm of 22 July 2024
Please note that after registration, the HKVA will pass your name and email address to AVM. AVM will email a link to the webinar to you in a separate email. If you do not receive this email by 23 July morning, please check your junk mailbox, and email cpd@avmhk.com.

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) are retroviruses specific to cats. In this lecture, we will explore the importance of testing for these viruses, their modes of transmission, and how to manage infected cats. Learn why testing for these viruses is critically important for feline health.


Speaker Biography


Dr. Susan Little
DVM, DABVP

Dr. Susan Little received her BSc from Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia, Canada) and her DVM from the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. She has been in feline practice since 1990 and achieved board certification in Feline Practice in 1997. Dr. Little is part owner of two feline specialty practices in Ottawa, Canada. She is a board member and Past President (2015) of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, as well as being a past board member and Past President of the Winn Feline Foundation. Dr. Little also serves on the board of the International Council for Veterinary Assessment (formerly NBVME).

Awards and honours:

  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Assoc.Small Animal Practitioner Award, 2010
  • North American Veterinary Conference Small Animal Speakerof the Year, 2013
  • International Society of Feline Medicine / Hill’s Pet Nutrition Award for Outstanding Contributions to Feline Medicine, 2013

She is the editor and co-author of The Cat: Clinical Medicine and Management, published by Elsevier in 2012. Dr. Little is also the editor and co-author for volume 7 of August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, published by Elsevier in 2015.


Hope to see you there.
Howie Wong
HKVA CPD Coordinators

For enquiries please email secretariat@medcom.com.hk


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