Update on canine leptospirosis

Fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment.

Dr Adam Gow

Join us for an update on diagnosis and treatment of this spirochaetal infection, which is currently increasing in incidence in Scotland. 


Sat 20th August 1500-1600 

Equine Uveitis

Professor Derek Knottenbelt

Diagnosis and management of equine uveitis by the renowned expert Professor Derek Knottenbelt

Saturday 10:30 - 11:30

Update on Tuberculosis

Vivienne Mackinnon (SVL, APHA)

Legislative changes and how the control of Tuberculosis is managed in Scotland.

Update on TB in Scotland, GB & Europe, including recent legislative changes, policy and epidemiology. Case studies will give an insight into APHA investigations when OVs disclose a reactor.  


Sunday 09:00 - 10:00

Cardiac Imaging

Professor Martin Sullivan

How to improve your diagnostic imaging skills when dealing with cardiac patients. We all enjoyed Professor Sullivan's lectures last year and look forward to more of the same.


Saturday 10:30 - 11:30

Presentations and investigations of dental disease in horses

Dr Chris Pearce

Learn how to deal with common dental problems from the expert.

Hear more about the diagnosis and management of common dental conditions in the horse, with more of the photographs and videos we enjoyed last year.


Saturday 12:00 - 13:00


Limited places are available (book early!) for the practical session following the lecture. Saturday transport leaves 14:00, return to Mar Lodge ~ 17:00.

Economics in Animal Health

Professor Alistair Stott

Alistair Stott draws on his experience to illustrate applications in practice

 Animal health economics is often assumed to be about the financial implications of disease in livestock or other animals. Costs of prevention and control are weighed up against expected future losses in order to support the decisions of vets, farmers and policy makers. However, simply converting the physical implications of current epidemiology and practice into financial figures is not enough. What matters are the relationships between alternative actions and their outcomes. How should the vet and client re-allocate their time, money, tools, information etc. among often competing actions in order to gain the maximum improvement on current practice?  Sunday 12:30-13:30