Excellence through continuous learning

​AOVET organizes many events, including courses, seminars, and symposia. While courses always contain both practical exercises and lectures, seminars and symposia are lecture-based. Group discussions can be part of any teaching format.

Prerequisites: Participation in a Principles course is required prior to participation in Advance courses.

Find information and register for the events relevant to your interests and needs.

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AOVET Course—Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management

The aim of this course is to introduce the basic principles of fracture management in small animals, including assessment of the trauma patient, and the planning and performance of treatment for long bone and articular fractures. The course will provide a platform for future study and career development in veterinary orthopedics.  Günter Schwarz Dr med vet ECVS  (International course chairperson) Zsolt Sebestyén  (Local course chairperson) Budapest, Hungary
  • Location: Hungary
  • Region: Europe
  • Course Date: 29 Sep 2017 - 01 Oct 2017
  • Language: English
  • AO clinical division / unit: AOVET
  • Level: Principles
  • Activity Type: Course
  • Closing Date: 29 Sep 2017
  • Registration: open

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AOVET North America Webinar: Minimally Invasive Equine Surgical and Imaging Techniques

Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA

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AOVET Course—Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management

The aim of this course is to introduce the basic principles of fracture management in small animals, including assessment of the trauma patient, and the planning and performance of treatment for long bone and articular fractures. The course will provide a platform for future study and career development in veterinary orthopedics.      James Grierson  (Co-Chairperson) Kevin Parsons  (Co-Chairperson) Oxford, United Kingdom

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AOVET Course—Advanced Techniques in Small Animal Fracture Management

Stephen Clarke  (Co-Chairperson) Toby Gemmill BVSc, MVM, DSAS(Orth), DECVS, MRCVS  (Co-Chairperson) Oxford, United Kingdom

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AOVET Fortgeschritten Kurs – Wet Lab TPLO

Die Tibia Plateau Leveling Osteotomie (TPLO) stellt heute die wohl wichtigste operative Behandlungsmethode des Kreuzbandrisses in der Kleintierchirurgie dar. Dieser Kurs soll Ihnen die theoretischen Grundlagen vermitteln und die praktischen Fähigkeiten geben, die für eine Durchführung einer TPLO nach Gesichtspunkten der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO) notwendig sind. Angefangen vom Röntgen, der Messung des Tibiaplateauwinkels, des Zugangs zum Kniegelenk und der Evaluierung der
  • Location: Germany
  • Region: Europe
  • Course Date: 25 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
  • Language: German
  • AO clinical division / unit: AOVET
  • Level: Advances
  • Activity Type: Course
  • Closing Date: 08 Apr 2017
  • Registration: closed

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AOVET Small Animal Master Course—Small and Toy Breed Dog Traumatology

This Small Animal Master Course brings together recognized surgeons in small animal orthopedics and traumatology. Through interactive case-based discussions, surgical planning sessions, and hands-on laboratory sessions, course participants are given the opportunity to develop and refine their skills in managing challenging orthopedic problems commonly encountered in small and toy breed dogs. Participant interaction with the faculty and with each other is an important part of this course

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AOVET Basiskurs - Teil III – Wet Lab Katze

„Katzen sind keine kleinen Hunde“ – diese Feststellung bewahrheitet sich in vielen Bereichen der Tiermedizin und gilt auch für die Osteosynthese. In diesem Wet-Lab steht die Versorgung häufiger Frakturen bei der Katze im Vordergrund. Es werden Markraumbolzung, Zuggurtung, Kirschnerdrahtfixation sowie die Plattenosteosynthese inklusive des Zugangs zu den Frakturen geübt. Anhand der postoperativ angefertigten Röntgenbilder der Frakturversorgung werden die Osteosynthesen besprochen und Tipps und
  • Location: Germany
  • Region: Europe
  • Course Date: 27 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
  • Language: German
  • AO clinical division / unit: AOVET
  • Level: Principles
  • Activity Type: Course
  • Closing Date: 27 Oct 2017
  • Registration: open

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AOVET Small Animal Master Course—Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)

This workshop is for practicing veterinarians and residents who would like to develop proficiency in the planning and successful execution of tibial plateau leveling osteotomy using locking TPLO plates for stabilization. The didactic part of the workshop covers clinical examination of the cruciate deficient stifle, TPLO and radiographic planning concepts, the surgical technique of locking TPLO plating, meniscal injury, as well as the outcome and complications of TPLO.  The surgical technique of

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AOVET Course—Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management

Cassio Ferrigno MS PhD MRCVS  (Chairperson) Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

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AOVET Course—Principles in Equine Fracture Management

André Zoppa  (Chairperson) Ribeirao Preto, Brazil