OCTOBER 21 – 23   •   ALPHARETTA, GA   •   EARN 21 CE HRS

THE SOUTH’S MOST SOUGHT AFTER VETERINARY CONFERENCE.

VetSouth is the place to expand and enhance your skills as a veterinarian. Gain exclusive insights from seasoned industry experts, participate in state-of-the-art wet labs, and network with colleagues from across the veterinary landscape. VetSouth is proud to include sessions led by GVTAA to keep our coveted technicians up to date on the latest techniques and practices.

Location

Avalon in Alpharetta, GA offers a family-friendly atmosphere including a shopping center, movie theater and community events. Make it an adults-only retreat, a family road trip or quick reprieve from your hectic schedule.

THE HOTEL AT AVALON

9000 Avalon Blvd
Alpharetta, GA 30009
678.722.3600

Book by Friday 9/23 to get our special nightly rate of $149!

Our block rate is now full.

Special nightly rate of $149 ends Friday 9/23 – Hurry and book now!

Thank you to our Sponsors

Visit the vendors and you could win one-of-a-kind art pieces!

Vendors will be handing out tickets to attendees that visit their booth. Each ticket will enter your name in our raffle of many different art pieces. Featured are a few works by artist Becky Lucht that will be available!

The Animal Law Symposium joins VetSouth for 2022!

Friday – Saturday

Featured Topics Include:

  • Animal Cruelty MVPs: How Veterinarians and Vet Techs Can Make or Break Cruelty Cases and Tips on How to Develop and Work With Your Local Animal Cruelty Prosecution Team; Learn team building, identifying who to report to, learning about local ordinances to know what is or is not unlawful in a given jurisdiction on top of state law. – Presented by Sherrie L. Hines, Assistant Attorney, Athens-Clarke County Attorney’s Office
  • Inside the Courtroom on an Animal Case from a Judge’s Perspective, What to Expect and Why Your Participation is Crucial in Seeking Justice – Presented by The Honorable Carla Brown, State Court Judge, Gwinnett County
  • Veterinarians and Vet Tech Roles in Animal Cruelty Cases – Presented by Claudine Wilkins, Attorney and Animal Law Expert, Founder of The Animal Protection Society and Animal Law Source & Cindy Wieman, President of Georgia Animal Control Association, Director of Newton County Animal Services

Can’t Miss Sessions

ANIMAL LAW SYMPOSIUM

Hosted by Animal Law Source, the Animal Law Symposium is joining VetSouth for 2022!

Friday – Saturday

Topics covering Law Enforcement/Animal Control, Veterinary Law, Rescues/Shelters/Nonprofits and much more!

ULTRASOUND WET LABS

Friday – Saturday

SPONSORED BY

Basic Training: Introduction to Ultrasound Physics and Machine Optimization – Ultrasound Identifying Major Abdominal Organs (Spleen, Hepatobiliary & Urogenital) with Additional Smaller Organs

Intermediate Training: Adrenal Glands, Gastrointestinal, Neck, Tissue Sampling, Doppler Ultrasound

Available at an additional fee.

VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

SPONSORED BY GVTAA

Saturday – Sunday

Earn 14 hours of CE with topics covering Dentistry, Internal Medicine (SA), Blood Typing/Banking, Emergency Critical Care, LEAP – Professionalism & Anesthesiology.

Rabies Titer Clinic

Sunday, October 23

Appointments available between 9 AM – 3 PM

Sponsored by:

Need Your Rabies Titer Checked? You can take care of that while you’re at VetSouth! The cost is $50 for GVMA Premier Members, $75 for Individual Members and $100 for non-members. The GVMA will email your results directly to you from Atlanta Health Associates and appointments will only take 5 minutes of your time. If you would like other personnel at your clinic to be checked, they don’t have to be registered for VetSouth to sign up for an appointment. This event is open to anyone wishing to receive their Rabies Titer Test (by appointment only). Book below!

GVMA Mobile App

The GVMA app has everything you need to make your conference easier.

Whether you want to:

  • create your own agenda
  • contact another registrant
  • find a vendor
  • find a map of the hotel
  • view meeting proceedings
  • Members: This app provides easy access to your GVMA Membership information, so don’t un-install it!

Download the app through the buttons below!

Speakers

Michael Aherne

MVB, MS, MANZCVS, DACVIM

Clinical Assistant Professor,
University of Florida

Byron Blagburn

MS, PhD

Distinguished University Professor,
Auburn University

Kara Burns

MS, M.Ed, LVT, VTS, VTS-H

Founder & President,
Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians

Brent Credille

DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Associate Professor,
University of Georgia

Shelter Medicine Veterinarian

Professional Speaker, IT & Digital Marketing Consultant

Jana Gordon

DVM, DACVIM

Clinical Associate Professor,
Oregon State University

Barron Hall

DVM, FAVD, DAVDC

Owner,
Animal Dental Clinic

Michael Rossi

DVM, MNS, DACVD

Owner,
Coastal Veterinary Dermatology & Ear Clinic

Lynne Seibert

DVM, MS, PhD, DACVB

Owner & Veterinarian,
Veterinary Behavior Consultants

Laura Smallwood

DVM, DACVIM, RYT-200

Laura Jean Smallwood, LLC
Veterinary Workplace Mindfulness

Andrew Specht

DVM, DACVIM-SAIM

Clinical Professor,
University of Florida

Mandy Wallace

DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

Assistant Professor,
University of Georgia

Heather Wamsley

DVM, PhD, DACVP

Veterinary Clinical Pathologist,
ANTECH Diagnostics

Claudine Wilkins

JD, MELP

Attorney, Animal Law Expert & Founder,
The Animal Protection Society & Animal Law Source

Manager, Companion Animal/Equine Section,
Georgia Dept. of Agriculture

Don Riddick

BA, JD

Chief Legal Officer,
Featurespace

GVMA Legal Advisor

Betsy Choder

BS, MS, JD

Principal Attorney,
VetCousel, LLC

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Pricing & Discounts

Stay Tuned! Registration Has Not Opened Yet.

ATTENTION VENDORS:

Vendors are not permitted in the CE classrooms. Vendors that register for the conference will be cancelled.
For exhibit and sponsor opportunities click here.

Pricing & Discounts

Want the most “bang” for your buck? Choose “Full” registration!

Just need LEAP CE? GVMA Members can register for a 2-hour “LEAP CE-only” registration through this form, completely free.

Veterinarians
  • GVMA Premier Member Vets

  • $350.
    • 3-day Registration Rate
    • 2 Day Registration: $325
    • 1 Day Registration: $200
    • Guaranteed Rate. No increases. Period.

  • GVMA Individual Member Vets

  • $450through 9/23
    • 3-day Registration Rate
    • 2 Day Registration: $370
    • 1 Day Registration: $285
    • Rates increase after 9/23.

  • Non-Member Vets

  • $625through 9/23
    • 3-day Registration Rate
    • 2 Day Registration: $550
    • 1 Day Registration: $475
    • Want the member rate? You can join during registration! Rates increase after 9/23.

Wet labs may be added to any registration for an additional fee of $500 per lab.
Support Staff

(Technicians, Practice Managers, Assistants, etc.)

  • GVMA Premier Members

  • $300.
    • 3-day Registration Rate
    • 2 Day Registration: $250
    • 1 Day Registration: $175

  • GVMA Individual Members*

  • $350.
    • 3-day Registration Rate
    • 2 Day Registration: $300
    • 1 Day Registration: $275

  • Non-Members

  • $425.
    • 3-day Registration Rate
    • 2 Day Registration: $375
    • 1 Day Registration: $325

Wet labs may be added to any registration for an additional fee of $500 per lab.

NOTE: Staff registrations include admission to Tech & Practice Management Tracks Only. Upgrade to DVM tracks available at corresponding DVM rate.

*Individual Member staff receive discounted registration via special code – Contact our office at (678) 309-9800.

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