In this unique one-day seminar, students will learn creative, safe and comfortable ways to physically and mentally stimulate their older feline; be able to further empathize with and support their aging cat’s unique challenges and needs; and learn about resources to help cope with illnesses and beyond with their senior best friend.
Presentations to include:
"The Medical Challenges of Sophisti-Cats"
Kate Kuzminski DVM, Director of Shelter Medicine
The San Francisco SPCA
"UR- in Trouble" - House Soiling Problems in Cats
Jeannine Berger DVM DACVB, Director of Behavior Resources SF SPCA
"Embracing the Journey."
Dr. Betty Carmack, R.N.,
Pet Loss Counselor; Author, Grieving the Death of a Pet
“Holistic, Integrative and Preventative Care for Your Senior Cat”
Dr. P. Ella Woods, DAOM, LAc, Dipl OM, MSTCM, MBA
VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists
“Tips on Getting Your Senior Cats to Eat”
SF SPCA Fospice Technician
"SF SPCA’s Sido Program: Safeguarding your pet’s future"
SF SPCA Planned Giving Manager
Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration begins at noon. Refreshments available.
Cost: $20 if pre-registered by May 1; $25 after May 1 or at door (people only—sorry, no cats please). Handouts are included. Seminar fee covers individuals or couples.
Location: SF SPCA Training Annex, 243 Alabama St. Easy parking available on Alabama St.
This seminar is presented by the SF SPCA Fospice Program. Donations will go to help support the Fospice Program.