FAWS Vet/Farrier Clinic

January 11, 2014 8:30 AM

For Our Referring Veterinarians: 

Pilchuck is hosting the Farriers Association of Washington State's January 11 clinic for farriers and veterinarians, featuring David M. Hood, DVM, Ph.D. Clinic details and registration information follow. We hope you can join us! 

- Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital's Equine Department 

FAWS Vet/Farrier Clinic 
With Dr. David M. Hood 
Saturday, January 11, 2014 

Schedule and Location 
8:30 a.m.: Registration 
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Morning Lecture 
Lunch (Provided) 
1 to 4 p.m.: Afternoon Lecture 

Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital, 11308 92nd St SE, Snohomish, WA 98290 

Speaker and Presentation 
Dr. David M. Hood is an established international authority on equine podiatry. He taught graduate physiology in the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology at Texas A&M University until his retirement. Dr. Hood is the owner of the Hoof Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Clinic (HDRC), Bryan, Texas. The HDRC is a private referral clinic for horses with foot/hoof problems and is heavily involved in clinical research on the foot. Dr .Hood is also the executive director of the Hoof Project Foundation (HPF), a nonprofit foundation dedicated to rehabilitation, education and research in the area of equine hoof physiology and disease (www.hoofprojectfoundation.org). Dr. Hood is known worldwide for his writing and contribution to scientific literature and is an invited speaker at symposia on a regular basis. Please join us for this exciting educational opportunity! 

Topics will include: 

  • Applied anatomy of the hoof capsule 
  • Applied anatomy of the digital interface 
  • Hoof biomechanics 
  • Hoof hydration 
  • The lameness of chronic laminitis 
  • Rehabilitation of the horse with chronic laminitis 

Please register in advance: 
Clinic registration for FAWS or AFA members: $75 
Clinic registration for nonmembers: $100 

Make your check payable to FAWS and mail to: 
Nancy Zwicker, CJF 
PO Box 354 
Ravensdale, WA 98051 

Be sure to include your name, address and telephone number with your check. 

Please contact Nancy Zwicker, CJF, at 360.886.0152 or nancyzw@gmail.com.