Date(s) - 01/09/2016
7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Organising Body: AVSPNI
Topic: Sports dog injuries
Speaker: Pilar Lafuente DVM PhD DACVS-SA DECVS DACVSMR CCRT MRCVS
Pilar graduated from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) in 1998. After a rotating internship at the Veterinary Clinical Hospital of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in Spain, she conducted a PhD investigating bone lengthening in dogs at the same University. In 2004 she moved to Gainesville (Florida) to complete an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Florida. One year later she started a residency in Small Animal Surgery at Washington State University and she became a diplomate of the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009. In 2009 Pilar became a Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery (orthopaedics) at the Royal Veterinary College. She obtained her Certificate in Canine Rehabilitation Therapy and her American Diploma in Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2014.