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PVAH's Senior Pet Health & Wellness EventOur Senior Pet Health & Wellness Event is Educational & Fun! Join us from 12-4 pm on Saturday, September 7, 2013.

Space limited. Call (610) 346-7854 to RSVP by August 31, 2013 to reserve your spot in a specific seminar, or the entire event (see event agenda below). Leashed and pet-friendly senior pets are welcome to join in on the fun, too!

Early detection is the key to helping our beloved pets live a long and comfortable life with us. Learn the importance of diagnostic testing and early detection; and how Mobility exercises, Massage, and other alternative options can aid in both treatment and pain management.

Customized Senior Pet Diagnostic Packages now available with a 15% discount. Call for info and to schedule an appointment.

PLUS — All attendees entered into a chance to win a free senior pet diagnostic evaluation ($450.00 value). There will also be additional prizes for the runners-up!

Event will be held at Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital, located at 1945 State Road in Quakertown, PA.

Pet Senior Health & Wellness Event Schedule

12:00 noon – Mobility and the Senior Pet, presented by Dr. Gus Schwabe, CCRP

Gus Schwabe, DVM, CCRP has earned the Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) designation. He passed the certification program for Canine Physical Rehabilitation presented by the University of Tennessee and Northeast Seminars of New Hampshire. This is a combined certification program for both Physical Therapists and Veterinarians to bring together the best of both sciences in order to fully treat our beloved patients.

12:45 pm – Break

1:00 pm – Massage for your Pet (with Demo), presented by Matt Putchat, CVT

Matt Putchat, CVT has been the founding force behind AnWell Veterinary Rehab & Conditioning Center. Matt is a strong advocate for our patients to ensure goals of increased function and mobility are met simultaneously with pain management and comfort. Massage can be instrumental in both short-term and chronic conditions as well as fun for both you and your pet(s)!

1:45 pm – Break

2:00 pm – Acupuncture and your Senior Pet, presented by Dr. Diane Gabriel-Fraynert

Dr. Diane Gabriel-Fraynert is a strong advocate for holistic medicine as a compliment alongside traditional western medicine, feeling strongly there is room for both disciplines by treating a pet as a whole, rather than a part. Dr. Gabriel-Fraynert earned her VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 2001 and then went on to graduate from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 2006. She has been certified in acupuncture since 2007.

2:45 pm – Break

3:00 pm  – "So my Pet is getting older…" Senior Disease, Diagnostics, Prevention & Treatment, presented by Dr. Brian G'Sullivan & Dr. Nicole Uranko

Brian K. G'Sullivan, DVM, Chief of Staff, is a graduate of Syracuse University and graduated from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been in practice in eastern Pennsylvania since 1997.

Nicole Uranko, DVM, is a graduate of Delaware Valley College, and graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2010. She feels her partnership with clients is a privilege, and aspires daily to exhibit her passion and enthusiasm in her work