Dr. Nancy Kay, author of "Speaking for Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life," will be at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital on Thursday, May 14, for a guest lecture. The lecture, scheduled for noon-1 p.m., will be in Room 118/120 in the Animal Cancer Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Dr. Kay, a staff internist at the Animal Care Center in Rohnert Park, Calif., will speak about how veterinary client expectations are changing. Dr. Kay has 20 years of veterinary experience and is a graduate of the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, and a board-certified specialist with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Dr. Kay founded and facilitates the Animal Care Center Pet Support Group to provide emotional support for people with sick pets. She also writes a canine health care blog on the Speaking for Spot website at http://www.speakingforspot.com/. She has been published in several professional journals and textbooks, and lectures to regional and national audiences. Dr. Kay was recently featured on National Public Radio's "Fresh Air" speaking about her new book.
For more information about Dr. Kay’s guest lecture, call the Argus Institute at (970) 297-4143. The Argus Institute clinic support program is a service offered at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital to provide support to people who are facing challenging decisions surrounding their pet's care. The Argus Institute and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital are part of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.