2018 WVMA Winter Meeting

2018 WVMA Winter Meeting

November 30 – December 1, 2018

Ramkota Hotel
800 N Poplar St
Casper, WY 82601

 ONLINE REGISTRATION: CLOSED – You may print off this registration or fill it out onsite Friday morning between 7:15-8:00 am’18 Casper – Registration form

CE offered by the WVMA:  up to 12 hours

View brochure – ’18 Casper – Brochure


Thursday, November 29th:
(opt.) 6-8 pm: Dr. Barbara Kizer, USDA APHIS—Wyoming Accredited Veterinarian Orientation – Please see below for registration information.

Friday, November 30th:
8 am – Noon: Jayce Lineberger, DVM, DACVSThoracic trauma, Orthopedics

1 – 5 pm: Kelly M. Still Brooks, DVM,  MPH, DACVPM, DABVP-Food Animal – The Thin Small Ruminant, VFDs in Small Ruminants, Small Ruminant Husbandry Procedures

(opt.) 6 – 9 pm: USDA APHIS Federal Accreditation Modules #23, 24, 30

Saturday, December 1st:
8 am – Noon: Wyoming State Veterinary LaboratoryCase studies
(opt.) 1 – 4 pm – Dr. Jim Logan, WY State Veterinarian – TRICH Certification


Jayce Lineberger, DVM, DACVS

Dr. Jayce Lineberger was born at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.  He grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma State University for Veterinary Health Sciences in 1993.  He practiced for almost five years in a rural mixed-animal practice in Oklahoma before pursuing advanced training in small animal surgery.  Dr. Lineberger completed a rotating internship in Kansas City and a surgical internship in Maryland before returning to Kansas City to complete a small animal surgery residency.  He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009.  He currently performs orthopedic, neurologic and soft tissue surgeries.  His surgical interests include orthopedics and some interventional radiology procedures.  He is a certified PennHIP provider.

Dr. Lineberger currently resides with his beautiful wife of 25 years and youngest son in Windsor.  Personal interests include family, camping, skiing, chess and fishing.

Thoracic trauma from P to H (Presentation to Home)  –  This lecture will cover some of the more common Presentations of dogs and cats with thoracic trauma, stabilization, diagnostics and treatment to get them Home.
Orthopedics… Not just a bag of bones! –  This lecture will explore some common “soft tissue” diseases of the musculoskeletal system, as well as a few “Zebras”.  We’ll talk about imaging alternatives, treatment modalities & outcomes. 

Kelly M. Still Brooks, DVM  MPH DACVPM DABVP-Food Animal

Dr. Kelly Still Brooks has recently joined the faculty at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences as an Assistant Professor in Dairy and Livestock Production Medicine, with prior experience as clinical faculty for Iowa State University’s ambulatory livestock service and with the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps. She is boarded in both Food Animal Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and in Veterinary Preventive Medicine. Her areas of professional focus include small ruminant practice, dairy practice, and population medicine.

The Thin Small Ruminant. The thin sheep or goat is a common presenting complaint in practice. This session will provide an overview of key differentials, diagnostic pathways, prognosis and treatment plan for the thin animal at several life stages.

VFDs in Small Ruminant Practice. This session will review common indications for medicated feeds in small ruminant production, the practical application of FDA’s CPG 615.115 and legal considerations for writing minor-species VFDs, and the current evidence basis for use of medicated feeds for control and treatment of common small ruminant herd infectious disease outbreaks.

Welfare in Practice: Practical Tips for Small Ruminant Husbandry Procedures. This session will summarize current best practices and considerations for common small ruminant husbandry procedures, including disbudding, castration, euthanasia, and pain management.

Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory – Case studies

Schedule and session information will be posted as it is confirmed.

ADDITIONAL CE:  (no extra fees):

Thursday, Nov. 29th – Dr. Barbara Kizer, USDA APHIS – Wyoming Accredited Veterinarian Orientation. Those wishing to attend the State Specific Orientation meeting for accreditation must send their 1-36A forms (with wet signature) to: Amy J Simms, USDA APHIS Veterinary Services; 5353 Yellowstone Road, Room 209, Cheyenne, WY 82009  •         — Questions? Call Amy at (307) 432-7963

Friday, Nov. 30th – (opt. -3 hrs. CE) 6 – 9 PM – Dr. Barbara Kizer, USDA APHIS – Federal Accreditation Modules:

Module 23:  Use of antibiotic in animals
Module 24:  Collecting and shipping swine diagnostic samples
Module 30:  The role of the veterinarian in honeybee health

Saturday, Dec. 1st –(opt. – 3 hrs. CE) 1 – 4 pm – Dr. Jim Logan, WY State Veterinarian – TRICH Certification


Ramkota Hotel
800 N Poplar St
Casper, WY 82601
Ph: (307) 266 – 6000

Ask for the discounted rate for the “Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association” : $83 + tax