Events

At the Fear Free Symposia, you and your team will not only learn invaluable skills to take back to your practice, but also get to see and hear firsthand why Fear Free is such an important initiative and the difference it will make in your practice.

December 2018

Fetch Veterinary Conference: San Diego, CA

December 13-16
Dr. Becker and other Fear Free speakers will be speaking at the Fetch Veterinary Conference. Click here for more information.

Vet+Pet West Conference: San Diego, CA

December 15-16
Dr. Becker will be speaking at the Pet+Vet West conference. Click here for more information.

January 2019

VMX Conference 2019: Orlando, FL

January 19-23
Fear Free will have two tracks at the VMX 2019 conference. Dr. Marty Becker will be speaking, along with Fear Free Executive Council member Louise Dunn; Andy Roarke DVM MS; Heather Pendergast RVT, CVPM, SPHR; Jonathan Bloom, DVM; Ashley Shoults, AIA; Debra Horwitz, DVM, DACVB; John Angus, DVM, DACVD; Peter Brown, DVM; and Robin Downing, DVM, MS Bioethics, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, CVA, CVC. Fear Free will be exhibiting at VMX in booth #1181 holding mock exam demonstrations in the exam room booth made possible by Animal Arts.

  • Saturday 01/19:
    Jonathan Bloom
  • Sunday 01/20:
    Marty Becker
  • Sunday 01/20:
    Ashley Shoults
  • Monday 01/21:
    Marty Becker
  • Monday 01/21:
    Fear Free: Operational Track
    Marty Becker, Louise Dunn, Andrew Roark, Heather Prendergast
  • Tuesday 01/22:
    Fear Free: Science Track
    Debra Horwitz, John Angus, Robin Downing
  • Tuesday 01/22:
    Peter Brown

More information about the VMX conference here.

February 2019

Woof Conference 2019: Nottingham, UK

February 9-12
Dr. Becker will be delivering lectures at this event. Find more information here.

Western Veterinary Conference: Las Vegas, NV

Feb. 17-20
Dr. Marty Becker, Dr. Jonathan Bloom, Dr. Brittany Lancellotti, and Monique Feyrecilde, LVT, VTS (Behavior) will be speaking at the Western Veterinary Conference.  Fear Free will also be exhibiting at WVC with VIROX Animal Health in booth #1800.

  • Sunday 02/17:
     Marty Becker
  • Monday 02/18:
    Jonathan Bloom
  • Wednesday 02/20:
    Brittany Lancellotti
  • Wednesday 02/20:
    Monique Feyrecilde
  • Wednesday 02/20:
    Heidi Reuss-Lamky

More information about the Western Vet Conference here.

March 2019

Global Pet Expo 2019: Orlando, FL

March 20-22
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

April 2019

VetTechLife CE on the Sea Caribbean cruise

April 14-21
Dr. Tony Buffington will be presenting on the following topics: Stress and Pet Health and Wellbeing, Nutrition and Disease Prevention , Pet foods – What’s up with all the different diets?, Getting older – caring for senior pets. Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior) will also be presenting at the event. Find out more information here.

May 2019

Cat Writers’ Association: St. Louis, MO

May 16–18
Fear Free will have speakers at the Cat Writers’ Association 25th Anniversary conference. Find more information here.

August 2019

AVMA 2019: Washington, DC

August 2-6
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

January 2020

VMX Conference 2020: Orlando, FL

January 18-22
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

February 2020

Western Veterinary Conference 2020: Las Vegas, NV

February 16-19
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

Global Pet Expo 2020: Orlando, FL

February 26-28
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

August 2020

AVMA 2020: San Diego, CA

July 31 – August 4
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

January 2021

VMX Conference 2021: Orlando, FL

January 16-20

Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

March 2021

Western Veterinary Conference 2021: Las Vegas, NV

March 7-10
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

Global Pet Expo 2021: Orlando, FL

Date TBA
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.

July 2021

AVMA 2021: Minneapolis, MN

July 30 – August 3
Fear Free will be sponsoring tracks at this event. Find more information here.