Principal Course Master:

Dr. Sarah Caney, BVSc, PhD, DSAM(Feline), MRCVS, (UK)

Course Masters:

Prof. Danièlle Gunn-Moore BSc(Hon), BVM&S, PhD, MANZCVS, FHEA, FRSB, FRCVS, (UK)

Samantha Taylor BVetMed(Hons) CertSAM DipECVIM-CA FRCVS (UK)


This course in feline medicine is designed for veterinarians with a keen interest in feline medicine. Participants can expect to expand their knowledge and understanding in a number of different areas of feline medicine. There will be a strong emphasis on case-based learning to develop critical appraisal and problem-solving skills. Each day will include information to aid understanding the pathogenesis, diagnosis and current treatment options for the conditions discussed. Participants are welcome to bring case material with them for discussion with the Speakers and the group.

Preliminary Program (Subject to change)

Monday, 5 October 2020 - Upper respiratory tract disease in cats
– Acute viral and bacterial infections
– Chronic upper respiratory tract disease
– Vaccination strategies
– Chlamydia felis
– Case studies
Tuesday, 6 October 2020 - Lower respiratory tract and pleural space disease in cats
– Feline asthma
– Chronic airway disease
– Mycoplasma infections
– Mediastinal and pleural space disease
– Case studies
Wednesday, 7 October 2020 - Infectious diseases and anaemia in cats
– Feline infectious anaemia
– Feline infectious peritonitis
– Mycobacterial infections in cats
– Feline retroviral infections
– Case studies
Thursday, 8 October 2020 - Gastroenterology and abdominal diseases 1
– Regurgitation in cats
– Vomiting
– Ascites
– Jaundice
– Liver disease
– Case studies
Friday, 9 October 2020 - Gastroenterology 2
– Constipation management
– Diarrhoea in kittens and adult cats
– Pancreatitis and triaditis
– Future treatment options: stem cells, non tumour radiotherapy
– Case studies and final quiz


Total hours: 40

ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA

ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5


We thank following companies for supporting this course:

Registration and fees

Tuition fee: Euro 1.950.-


Early registration: Euro 1.850.-

(deadline for early registration payment: 10th April 2020)

Course location

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Royal Mile Edinburgh, 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1AD, UK

Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh, 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1AD, UK

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