40+ Avian & Exotics Exclusive Sessions 

Being an exotic animal vet presents the chance to treat so many varieties of animals. Providing medical care to rodents, such as hamsters and guinea pigs, takes a different approach than treating reptiles, such as turtles and lizards. WVC's Annual Conference has a variety of expert educational tracks led by the top exotic vets to help you advance your practice.


Earn All Required Credits in Just Four Days

With your busy schedule it’s important to make the most of your time away from your practice. Earn all required credits just four days, with hundreds of varied sessions to choose from.


Increase Knowledge and Sharpen Skills

Educate yourself with trainings offered in diagnostic, ultrasound, and management sessions and labs, taught by expert practitioners.


Connect with the Entire Veterinary Community

Share ideas and inspiration with 14,000 of your peers and leading experts in the veterinary field—from classroom workshops and hands-on labs to show floor receptions and social events— this is where the brightest minds in veterinary medicine come together.


Enhance Proficiency to Improve Patient Care

Earn CE credits and learn the latest techniques through lectures, demonstrations, video case examples, and guided practice during a hands-on lab.


Discover New Products

Over 550 exhibitors offering the most innovative services and products to immediately improve the care you can offer at your practice.


An Education Experience You Can't Afford to Miss

Don’t Let Costs Get in Your Way. WVC offers flexible payment options through PayPal Credit. Plus, affordable lodging options are available near the conference headquarters at Mandalay Bay.

Further Your Knowledge ...

Optimal wellness and emergency care for avian, small mammal, reptile, fish, or other exotic animals require experienced veterinary knowledge. Increase your confidence in handling these patients by attending standout sessions like:


Industry Leading Speakers ...

Leading exotic and avian specialists from across the globe unite at Annual Conference to help you further your skills. Hear how the experts are tackling the most current and pressing topics in veterinary medicine today: 

  • Terry Ryan Kane, DVM, MS
  • Daniel Johnson, DVM, DABVP
  • Kristie Mozzachio, DVM, CVA, DACVP
  • Joerg Mayer, DVM, MS, DACZM, DABVP (ECM), DECZM 


The Show You Attend Matters


Bee Hive Labs...

Take this special opportunity to work with live bees during Annual Conference. Learn how to serve the needs of these unique patients as expert instructors guide you through beehive inspection procedures, assessing the honey bee's health and how to do a varroa mite count. 


Headliner Entertainment Events...

Mingle with others in your profession at one of our many social events! 

  • Party for a Purpose* | Monday, Feb 18, 9:00p-12:00a | Reserve your ticket in advance $35 or onsite $50
  • Tuesday night concert with GRAMMY award winner, Keith Urban | Tuesday, Feb 19, 8:00p, Sponsored by Merck & WVC
  • Hill's presents Mayim Bialik on Sunday, Feb 17, 7:00p
    Animal lover Mayim Bialik discusses being a scientist, 
    playing one on The Big Bang Theory, and being a lover of animals.


*Must be 21 years or older to participate.

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