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Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP): Updates in our knowledge and approach

National Kitten Coalition

Event Description

The National Kitten Coalition is pleased to welcome Dr. Erin Doyle, DVM as a guest speaker presenting “Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP): Updates in our knowledge and approach.” This free webinar in cooperation with the ASPCA, will discuss Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) -a devastating and frustrating disease affecting shelter cats and kittens. Join us as we review our knowledge of this complex condition and discuss practical approaches when faced with FIP in our shelters or in our adopter’s homes. Learn about how new research can help in our understanding of why FIP develops and how this understanding can be applied to FIP diagnosis and hopefully treatment. Please register for the webinar with this link:

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Erin Doyle is a Senior Director of Shelter Medicine in the Shelter Medicine Services team within the ASPCA’s Shelter Outreach division. The Shelter Medicine Services team provides shelter medicine expertise and consultation both internally and with the ASPCA’s external shelter partners. Dr. Doyle is board certified in Shelter Medicine Practice through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.

Dr. Doyle received her DVM from Tufts University in 2004 and spent three years immediately following graduation in general small animal practice in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Doyle left private practice to join the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) where she worked for over ten years. During her tenure at the ARL, Dr. Doyle was promoted to the head of the shelter medicine department and assisted with the forensic and law enforcement program. She also completed a fellowship with the Koret Shelter Medicine program at UC Davis in 2012 and joined the ASPCA in her current role in June 2018.

Dr. Doyle is serving her second term as president of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and is an adjunct faculty member in Shelter Medicine at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

Event Location: Webinar

Event Date: November 4, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern Time)

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