New Orleans

April 08 - 10, 2020

Dr. Heidi Hoefer ABVP Avian and Exotic Medicine

Dr. Heidi Hoefer is a 1987 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and has been practicing avian and exotic medicine exclusively since 1988.  Following a small animal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York, Dr. Hoefer completed a residency in avian and exotic pet medicine and surgery in 1990 and remained as a staff member in the department for 7 years.  Dr. Hoefer became board certified in avian practice through the ABVP in 1993, part of the first group achieving avian certification.

After 10 years at the AMC, Dr. Hoefer moved to private practice where she is the owner of Island Exotic Veterinary Care, Long Island’s first all-exotic animal clinic.  She is an adjunct professor of Special Species at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and has had a long career lecturing to both students and veterinarians locally, nationally and internationally.


1. Urolithiasis in Small Mammals
2. Small Mammal neutering techniques
3. Common GI problems of Ferrets
4. Dietary Disorders in Rabbits
5. Dental Disease in Exotic Companion Mammals
6. Emergency! What do I do!
7. Sex and the Single BIrd: Reproduction Gone Awry!
8. Clinical Avian Anatomy for the Small Animal Practitioner

The Eliza Jane

The Eliza Jane Hotel

  • PHONE: 504-882-1234
  • REFERENCE CODE: Vet Vacation CE (link to follow later)
  • ROOM RATE: $179 (1 King) $199 (2 Queen)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Hotel is in New Orleans’ central business district within walking distance of the French Quarter and the Arts District. Like New Orleans itself, The Eliza Jane is imbued with a certain je ne sais quoi, a sparkling magic you can feel while roaming the hotel’s historic hallways and exploring the city’s vibrant neighborhoods.

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

Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation 3 days before and/or after your destination seminar at the same rate if rooms are available at the property. Call early to secure your choice of rooms.


Getting There

Conference Hotel is 20 minutes from New Orleans Airport (MSY). All local transportation is easily accessible including the famous St. Charles Trolley.


Lecture Schedule

15 Hours of RACE approved for CE for Veterinarians and Technicians.

April 8
Registration 12:30pm-1pm
Lecture 1pm-6pm
Cocktail Hour with Hors d’oeuvres 6:30pm-7:30pm

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

April 10
Breakfast 7am-8am
Lecture 8am-1pm



Super Saver Rate $725 with 90 days advanced registration
VetVacationCE Rate $825 with 30 days advanced registration
JetSetter Rate $925 less than 30 days advanced registration

If you are a technician, call or E-mail us to get the special rate of $75 off the regular registration rate.
15 Hours of RACE approved for CE for Veterinarians and Technicians.



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