Upcoming In-Person CE Meeting — Winter 2022

Thursday, November 17, 2022 —— 6:15pm – 8:30pm

“Zennovation in Sedation:
Rethinking What Is Possible”

Presented by: Dr. Julie Kluxdal

In this educational presentation, we will discuss sedation in dogs. The foundation will be set by reviewing the basic physiology behind commonly used sedatives in dogs. We will discuss the most commonly used sedatives and reversal agents, and introduce a novel sedative.

Julie Kluxdal, DVMDr. Julie Kluxdal is a 1998 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She spent eight years in clinical practice. Her practice experience includes canine, feline, emergency, exotic pet and wildlife medicine.

Her career transitioned to the animal health industry when she accepted a position as a Field Technical Services Veterinarian in 2006 and most recently joined Dechra Veterinary Products as a Professional Services Veterinarian in November 2019. Outside of work Julie enjoys spending time outdoors with her family hiking and biking at home in California. When they can, they enjoy visiting other parts of the United States and the world. Her family includes her husband, son, a house full of cats and one snake.


6:15pm – 7:00pm  Check-in / Hors d’oeuvres
7:00pm – 7:30pm VMA Announcements / Updates / Dinner Starts
7:30pm – 8:30pm  CE Lecture

Dinner Menu


  • Bruschetta
  • Seared Ahi Tuna
  • Fried Chicken Slider
  • Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

FIRST — (choice of one option)

  • Caesar Salad
  • Clam Chowder

Entree — (choice of one option)

  • Mushroom Ravioli with Eggplant Caponata
  • Filet and Shrimp Scampi
  • Seasonal Grilled Fish

Dessert — (choice of one option)

  • Seasonal Cheesecake
  • Crème Brûlée

Cash bar will be available

McCormick & Kuleto’s

Meeting at McCormick & Kuleto’s in GHIRADELLI SQUARE

900 North Point St
San Francisco, CA 94109

(415) 929-1730

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