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24 May 2017 10:00 - 24 May 2017 18:00

The Itchy and Scratchy Cat

Holiday Inn, Gatwick, Povey Cross Road, Gatwick Surrey, RH6 0BA

Places Available Fully Booked

Speaker: Peter Forsythe BVM&S DVD MRCVS

Venue: Holiday Inn, Gatwick Airport, RH6 0BA

Fees: BSAVA Member £246.00 Inc VAT
Non BSAVA Member £369.00 Inc VAT

This day on the Itchy and Scratchy cat will cover aetiology of feline pruritus-ectoparasitic, infectious and allergic diseases in the cat.

We will cover manifestations of feline pruritus, the feline cutaneous reaction patterns and the diseases that may mimic the feline cutaneous patterns.

We will discuss how to work up the pruritic cat, how to treat ectoparasitic disease and look at management of cutaneous infections and allergic dermatitis.

Learning objectives

  1. Recognition of the feline cutaneous reaction patterns
  2. Understanding the causes of the feline reaction patterns
  3. Basic knowledge of those diseases that can mimic the reaction patterns
  4. How to perform a work up of the pruritic cat including internal and external laboratory investigations
  5. Knowledge of the therapeutic options for treatment of ectoparasitic disease, infections and allergic dermatitis


Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking. Cancellation of a booking must be received in writing. Cancellation will incur a charge of 20% of the registration fee if received more than 30 days before the course, 50% for cancellation between 15-30 days and 100% for cancellation within 14 days of the course. Delegates must telephone 01452 726700 to ensure their cancellation has been received. BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker and/or to impose a surcharge should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances. BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances. Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association. To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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