Florida Keys - Perry Hotel Key West

December 07 - 09, 2017

***** New location for the Florida Keys, Hurricane Irma - will not stop us!  We have moved the seminar to the award winning Perry Hotel in Key West*****


Dr. Phillip Fox ACVIM/ECVIM Cardiology and ACVECC Critical Care

Dr. Philip Fox is certified by the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American Collagen of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. He is also Director of the Caspary Research Institute of the Animal Medical Center, Director of Educational Outreach, and Head of Cardiology. He received a BS degree from Marietta Ohio, and MSc and DVM degrees from the Ohio State University. He completed an internship in medicine and surgery, as well as a cardiology residency, at the Animal Medical Center in NY City. Dr. Fox is a well-recognized international speaker, has given more than 1000 hours of continuing education lecture, and has received numerous honors including awards including TNAVC Speaker of the Year, an award from the Ohio State University as Distinguished Alumnus, and an award of merit bestowed by the City of NY for work done with search and rescue dogs during 9/11. He has published extensively including two cardiology textbooks, more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and scientific abstracts, and has been a co-founding editor of The Journal of Veterinary Cardiology and for Seminars in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (Small Animal). Research interests include congestive heart failure, feline and canine cardiomyopathies, evidence based medicine, and cardiovascular pathology.


1. History and Physical Examination Made Easy- Clinical Correlates
2. History and Physical Examination Made Easy- Videos and Discussions
3. Thoracic Imaging of the coughing and dyspneic dog and cats. Part I
4. Thoracic Imaging of the coughing and dyspneic dog and cats. Part II
5. Heart Disease in the Cat- How to Diagnose
6. Heart Failure in the Dog- Staging and Monitoring
7. Critical Arrhythmias


Dr. Ann Hohenhaus ACVIM Internal Medicine and Oncology

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus is a third generation veterinarian who received a BS from St. Mary's College of Maryland, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa and her DVM from Cornell University.  She has achieved American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine board certification in both Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine.  In 2014, Dr. Hohenhaus was honored by the Foundation for Biomedical Research with a DeBakey Award for Excellence in Journalism for “Dogs Go To Bat Against Lou Gehrig’s Disease”.   She is a certified member of the American Society of Veterinary Journalists.

Dr. Hohenhaus practices veterinary medicine The Animal Medical Center.  She has written extensively on oncology and hematology and is listed as an author on 35 publications in the disciplines of oncology, internal medicine and transfusion medicine, including: squamous cell carcinoma, soft tissue sarcoma, mast cell tumors, melanoma, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, and anemia.  She is the author of sixteen veterinary textbook chapters with three more currently in press.

Dr. Hohenhaus serves as the hospital’s spokesperson and speaking to national media outlets about issues related to veterinary medicine.  She writes a pet owner educational blog for The AMC  and is a member of the scientific advisory board for Vetstreet.com as well as a regular author at Vetstreet.com.  She served as a blogger for WebMD and has created content for publications such as Ladies Home Journal and Real Simple Magazine. Dr. Hohenhaus lectures nationally and internationally on small animal oncology and hematology, most recently in the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Cape Town, South Africa.


1. Does this patient have cancer?
2. Chemotherapy of solid tumors: osteosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma and TVT
3. The five chemotherapy agents I can’t without and you shouldn’t either
4. Pancreatic and hepatic tumors: diagnosis and management
5. Talking to cat owner about lymphoma treatment
6. Making sense of lymphoma diagnostics
7. When should I submit the immunohistochemistry recommended by my pathologist?
8. Advanced Imaging in Oncology Patients
9. Management of Thyroid Tumors in Dogs and Cats
10. Small Cell Gastrointestinal Lymphoma in Cats
11. Doc, what happens if I don’t treat this tumor?
12. Not Cushing’s Disease: diagnosis and management of adrenal tumors in the dog and cat
13. Evidence based management of canine soft tissue sarcomas
14. Prevention and management of chemotherapy toxicity

The Perry Hotel 

Call in: (305) 296-1717
Referring Code/Group Name: Vet Vacation CE
Room Rate: $189 plus taxes and resort fees available from 12/3 through 12/9 Saturday night will raise to $309/ night plus resort fees

Accommodations are limited at this special rate. Please book and register early!

Named one of the 12 best Designed Hotels in 2017 by Architectural Digest

Open Tables Diner's Choice Matt's Stock Island Restaurant and Bar
  • 100 guest rooms
  • Oversized private balconies
  • Water views all around
  • Two restaurants, including pool/dockside bar
  • Indoor/outdoor dining
  • Waterfront swimming pool
  • Outdoor fire pits
  • Direct marina and ocean access
  • Water activities available on-site
  • Free shuttle service to Old Town
  • Concierge service
  • Pet-friendly hotel & rooms (Full Pet Policy PDF)
  • Two dog parks
  • Organic community garden
  • Local artist curations and studios
  • Free parking
  • Fitness center
  • Stock Island Provisions, gallery and artisanal shop

Getting There

Distance from Airport:  3 hours and 20 minutes from the Miami International Airport
Distance from Airport:  9 minutes from the Key West Airport


Lecture Schedule

December 7
Registration 12:30pm-1pm
Lecture 1pm-6pm
Cocktail Hour with Hors d’oeuvres 6:30pm-7:30pm

December 8
Breakfast 7am-8 am
Lecture 8am-1pm

December 9
Breakfast 7am-8am
Lecture 8am-1pm


Early Bird Fee (booked 90 days ahead): $725
Regular Fee (booked less than 90 days ahead of time) : $795


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