Whistler, British Columbia Canada - Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa

March 23 - 25, 2020

Jake Jacobson DVM, DAMVIM Cardiology

Dr. Jake Jacobsone= veterinary cardiologyDr. Jacobson was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended Clemson University for his undergraduate degree and then earned his DVM from the University of Georgia. Dr. Jacobson completed an internship in small-animal medicine and surgery at Colorado State University, followed by a cardiology internship in Tampa at Florida Veterinary Specialists. He continued his education with a 3-year cardiology residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Jacobson works at Veterinary Specialty Care in Charleston. Outside of work, he likes to take advantage of the ever-growing cultural and recreational activities the Lowcountry of South Carolina has to offer. 


  1. Canine Cardiology: diagnosis and treatment of canine chronic valvular disease.
  2. Feline Heart Disease: diagnosis and treatment of feline cardiomyopathy.
  3. Congestive Heart Failure: diagnosis and treatment of canine/feline congestive heart failure
  4. Syncope: a systematic approach to the syncopal patient.
  5. ECG: diagnosis and treatment of common arrhythmias.
  6. Pulmonary Hypertension: diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension.
  7. Cardiothoracic Radiology: a Cardiologist’s approach to thoracic radiography.
  8. Case Studies: case-based approach to a variety of commonly encountered clinical scenarios.

Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa

Call in:

  • PHONE: 604-233-3990
  • LINK https://book.passkey.com/e/49918440
  • EVENT NAME: Vet Vacation CE 2020
  • ROOM RATE: CAD $300
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: If you want to stay by the airport at the Hilton Vancouver Airport when you arrive or depart, you will receive 15% off the posted room rate. Call 604-233-3990 and reference WSO.

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


Vancouver International Airport


Arthur Laing Bridge, R to Granville St, over bridge, to Seymour St, left onto Georgia St. W Vancouver Exit to Marine Dr, right on Taylor Way, left at Hwy 99 N, R on Vlg Gate Blvd, R on Whistler Way. Hotel on Left.

Distance from Hotel: 120 km.

Drive Time: 2.5 hr.

Type Typical Minimum Charge
Bus Service 72.00 CAD
Limousine 400.00 CAD
Rental Car 200.00 CAD
Taxi 265.00 CAD


Seattle-Tacoma International Airport


I-5 N, Granville St exit to Granville St bardge, to Seymour St exit to Georgia St lft, cross brdge to W Vancouver Exit onto Marine Dr, rt onto Taylor Way to Hwy 99 N Exit lft to Whistler, R on Vlg Gate Blvd, R on Whistler Way. Hotel on left.

Distance from Hotel: 175 mi.

Drive Time: 5 hr.


Lecture Schedule

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

March 19
Registration and Breakfast 6:30 am-7 am
Lecture 7 am to 9:30 am and 4:30 pm to 7 pm

March 20
Breakfast 6:30 am to 7 am
Lecture 7 am to 9:30 am and 4:30 pm to 7 pm

March 21
Breakfast 6:30 am to 7 am
Lecture 7 am to 12 noon


Super Saver Rate $795 with 90 days advanced registration
VetVacationCE Rate $865 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.


Local Attractions

Go to www.epicpass.com where you can purchase passes for the entire epic pass group of mountains or
www.whistlerblackcomb.com offers the Edge pass for 5 days of unrestricted Whistler and Blackcomb skiing for $499 CAD equals to $384 USD for a limited time, until November 15th