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Wednesday, October 19th, 6:00—7:30pm
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Emergencies in Exotic Pets

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Emergencies in Exotic Pets

No matter if you have a bird, reptile, small mammal, or fish, preparation is key to responding to an urgent situation effectively. Join us on Wednesday, October 19th at 6pm ET as Dr. La’Toya Latney, Senior Veterinarian, Specialist in Zoo & Reptile Medicine at Schwarzman AMC, reviews common medical emergencies in exotic pets. Learn how to recognize the signs of an emergency, how to handle and transport an injured animal, and basic first aid that can help your pet on the way to the veterinary ER.

This is a free, online-only event hosted via Zoom (https://zoom.us/​​​). The Zoom link will be emailed to all registered participants the day of the event. Please email UsdanInstitute@amcny.org with any questions.

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Speaker

Dr. LaToya Latney of the Animal Medical Center in New York City

La’Toya Latney, DVM, DECZM (Zoo Health Management), DABVP (Reptile & Amphibian), CertAqV
Senior Veterinarian, Specialist in Zoo & Reptile Medicine
Avian & Exotic Pet Service

Dr. Latney joins AMC after transitioning from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Teaching Hospital after 11 years, where she continues to teach senior veterinary students clinical avian, small mammal, and reptile medicine courses. As an adjunct professor of Clinical Zoo and Exotic Animal Medicine, Dr. Latney tackles patient care using an integrated evidence-based approach for all species. As a progressive patient advocate, she brings a contagious enthusiasm for celebrating the physiology, anatomy, and medicine of exotic and zoo animals. Her special interests include reptile infectious diseases, comparative critical care and adapted emergency response for exotics, translational medicine, innovative surgical techniques for all species, and reptile husbandry and nutrition. She is a board member for the Association of Reptile & Amphibian Veterinarians and publishes review articles, studies, and case reports in several veterinary journals. She is proud to bring advanced reptile medicine options to AMC!

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