(October 24, 2011 Stillwater, OK) – Is your pet having a mid-life health crisis? The Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is offering a seminar that speaks directly to the issue of a mid-life preventative health program designed for aging dogs and cats. Dr. Andrew Hanzlicek will present “Pet Mid-Life Crisis” on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. in the McElroy Hall Auditorium located at the corner of Farm Road and McFarland on the Stillwater OSU campus.
According to Hanzlicek, establishing a mid-life preventative health program for pets is an important step to help pets enjoy a quality and longer life. He will cover the common health problems that occur in a pet’s mid-life and health screenings that can lead to early disease detection.
Hanzlicek is an assistant professor in small animal medicine at the veterinary center’s Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. He earned his DVM degree from Kansas State University and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, specialty Small Animal Internal Medicine.
Pet Care Seminars are open to the public at no charge. Complimentary parking and light refreshments will be available.
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is the only veterinary college in Oklahoma and one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center’s Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24-hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.