Feline Practitioners Conference 2016

At the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, near our Washington DC bed and breakfast, the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) Conference 2016 is being held from November 3rd-6th. The conference will be catered towards both experienced feline practitioners as well as those who are new to the profession. This is a great opportunity to network with other feline practitioners and to expand your knowledge in feline medicine. At the conference there will be a wide array of topics discussed by experts in the field. Veterinary healthcare professionals will be joining together to seek ways in which to improve the standard of care for cats. The AAFP strives to advance the field of feline medicine and surgery through the publication of practice guidelines, position statements, and by providing continuing education.

What can you expect at AAFP Conference 2016? Some of the topics that will be discussed include, “Systemic Mycotic in Cats”, “GEMS from ACVIM”, “Feline Indoor Elimination Issues: How to Investigate & Treat” and much more. Additionally, there will be a Feline-Friendly Handling labs, networking events, and distinguished speakers. This years speakers include: Hazel Carney (DVM, MS, DABVP), Amy DeClue (DVM, MS, DACVIM), Theresa DePorter (DVM, MRCVS, DECAWBM, DACVB) – they will be primarily covering this year’s theme of discussion, Feline Behavior and Respiratory Diseases.

The AAFP Conference will be holding rooms at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park through October 10th for the conference, however, if you decide to attend after that date check out our room rates. We are located only a few blocks away from the hotel and are rooms range from $179 to $249 per night plus tax. We always provide great amenities and a delicious homemade breakfast.

Registration costs before October 10th are: $125 for AAFP/ISFM members, $175 for non-members, and $40 for students. After October 10th registration costs are: $150 for AAFP/ISFM members, $200 for non-members, and $55 for students. One day general conference passes are also available.

Shannon Stiles, Innkeeper at American Guest House

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