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Thursday, May 18
 

12:00pm EDT

CWA Track: Winn Feline Foundation Panel: Supporting Cat Health Studies and Providing a Resource for Cat Writers/Bloggers

You’ll hear the latest in cat health news including diabetes and new parasite control. You’ll learn how Winn can be a resource for stories you may be working on, or even impetus for developing blog and story ideas.


Moderators
avatar for Steve Dale

Steve Dale

Certified Animal Behavior Consultant, Certified Animal Behavior Consultant CABC
Steve Dale, CABC (certified animal behavior consultant) is host of two national radio shows (Black Dog Radio Productions), Steve Dale’s Pet World, The Pet Minute) and Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, Chicago. For 21 year years he authored a Tribune syndicated national newspaper... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Shila Nordone, PhD

Shila Nordone, PhD

President, Winn Feline Foundation
Shila Nordone, PhD, is currently a Research Assistant Professor and instructor in veterinary immunology at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. She is the recipient of many honors, including the Iowa State University "Excellence in Graduate Teaching" award. Dr. Nordone has participated... Read More →
avatar for Executive Director Vicki L. Thayer

Executive Director Vicki L. Thayer

Civic Feline Clinic
Executive Director Vicki L. Thayer has a 35-year background in feline medicine. A graduate of Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Thayer is board certified in feline medicine by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) and was principal... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
Room 106 Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center

1:00pm EDT

American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) Panel : Cat Friendly Practices Begin at Home

American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has new data that demonstrates that Cat Friendly Practices (CFP) are worth the effort, and cats benefit once they’re in the clinic. Dr. Lambrecht will reveal the latest. Steve Dale describes how CFP really begin in the home, so getting them there isn’t half the battle – it’s not a battle at all. Most importantly, your help is needed as cat writer’s and bloggers can play an integral role as cat loving ambassadors to relay factual information about CFP and cat behavior to the general public. Doing so will save cat lives, and that is no exaggeration.


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Ken Lambrecht and his cat Bug!

Dr. Ken Lambrecht and his cat Bug!

Medical Director /Owner, AAHA accredited DVM practice
Dr. Ken Lambrecht received his DVM from University of Missouri 1981. He has been the Medical Director and owner of an AAHA accredited practice in Madison, Wisconsin since 1995. He is currently medical director of West Towne Veterinary Center which is a Gold Level Designated Cat Friendly... Read More →
avatar for Steve Dale

Steve Dale

Certified Animal Behavior Consultant, Certified Animal Behavior Consultant CABC
Steve Dale, CABC (certified animal behavior consultant) is host of two national radio shows (Black Dog Radio Productions), Steve Dale’s Pet World, The Pet Minute) and Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, Chicago. For 21 year years he authored a Tribune syndicated national newspaper... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm EDT
Room 106 Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center
 
Friday, May 19
 

11:00am EDT

Content Content Content In All Its Variations
Watch this space! You won't believe the content that will pop in here...soon!

Speakers
avatar for Robin Mudge

Robin Mudge

Blogger, Playful Kitty
Robin has been a blogging at Playful Kitty for a little over 3 years. The blog started when she was searching for a way to combine her artistic passions, he rlove for her cats, and a way to bring in a little money. Robin says, "I joined BlogPaws about a month after I first started... Read More →
avatar for Jen Reeder

Jen Reeder

President, Dog Writers Association of America, Freelance Journalist
Freelance journalist Jen Reeder is the President of the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) and a member of the Cat Writers' Association. She writes frequently about pet health for the American Animal Hospital Association and is a columnist for Just Labs Magazine. Other credits... Read More →
avatar for Penny Sansevieri

Penny Sansevieri

CEO, Author Marketing Experts, Inc
Penny C. Sansevieri, Founder and CEO Author Marketing Experts, Inc., is a best-selling author and internationally recognized book marketing and media relations expert. She is an Adjunct Professor teaching Self-Publishing for NYU.   Her company is one of the leaders in the publishing... Read More →
avatar for Wendy Toth

Wendy Toth

Director of Content, Pet360 Media
Wendy Toth is Director of Content for Pet360 Media, the publishing arm of PetSmart. She oversees the editorial teams for petMD.com, the #1 pet health site, and PawCulture.com, an inspirational lifestyle site that launched in late 2016. Wendy got her start over a dozen years ago as... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 11:00am - 12:15pm EDT
Ballroom C

11:00am EDT

Fear Free Panel: Enrichment in the Built Environment

The panel will discuss all aspects of cat enrichment indoors, especially in owner's homes. Get creative! Great new content for articles and blog posts.


Speakers
avatar for Kristen Levine

Kristen Levine

Founder, Fetching Communications
A pet industry authority and entrepreneur, Kristen has a pedigreed reputation for helping pet brands connect authentically with pet parents. She believes that we need pets as much as they need us and she shows people how to live happier, healthier lives through pets on her multi-media... Read More →
avatar for Heather Lewis

Heather Lewis

Principal, Animal Arts
Heather is a principal of Animal Arts, an architectural firm that has exclusively designed veterinary hospitals and animal care facilities since 1979.  The firm has designed projects ranging in size from 2,400 to 110,000 square feet in 40 states, Canada, Australia, and Japan and... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Liz Bales, VMD

Dr. Liz Bales, VMD

Founder, Feline Environmental Enrichment Design Company
Dr. Liz Bales, VMD, is a 16-year practicing veterinarian who, through her experience, has gained a special interest in the unique behavioral and wellness needs of cats, including feline behavior, nutrition and internal medicine. She is the founder of the Feline Environmental Enrichment... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 11:00am - 12:15pm EDT
Room 106 Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center