The 41st annual Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) in January 2024 promises advancements in animal health, focusing on revolutionary treatments for diabetic cats, specific health concerns in French bulldogs and enhanced care for bearded dragons. These cutting-edge insights will be delivered across 800+ education sessions, making it the global epicenter for the $104 billion animal health industry.
VMX, hosted by the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), features veterinary experts who will unveil groundbreaking medications tailored for animals and explore the transformative role of technology in diagnosing and treating various conditions. Among the highlights:
Dr. Audrey Cook from Texas A&M University will discuss game-changing drugs recently FDA-approved for managing feline diabetes. These medications, in pill or liquid form, replace insulin injections, potentially prolonging and improving the lives of diabetic cats without the hassle of strict schedules or needles.
Dr. Aida Vientós-Plotts will address common health issues in French bulldogs, shedding light on respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases often mistaken as normal in these popular pets. Recognizing and treating these conditions early could significantly enhance the well-being and longevity of these dogs.
Dr. Stacey Leonatti Wilkinson will debunk prevalent myths about caring for bearded dragons, emphasizing the critical role of proper husbandry in maintaining the health of these beloved reptiles. This session aims to provide accurate information for optimal care.
VMX 2024 will also offer over 1,000 hours of continuing education, showcase the latest in animal healthcare products and diagnostics from 600+ global companies and feature engaging entertainment in the VMX Expo Hall, designed with a "Show of Shows" theme resembling a veterinary-style World’s Fair.
Credentialed media can attend VMX for free, either in person or virtually. This conference sets the stage for groundbreaking developments and innovations in veterinary medicine, affirming its position as the foremost comprehensive veterinary conference globally.