Session 1: Improving Canine Mobility Through Fascia Part 1
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Faculty: Dr. Wendy Coren
This session will cover understanding mechanoreceptors and how their effect on fascial techniques.
Session 2: A closer look at stress, fear, and anxiety: Improving the quality of care you provide to your canine patients.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Faculty: Cassie Engmann, DVM
How you can you tell if a dog is happy or stressed? Learn to notice the small signs and expressions that tell us how dogs are feeling and likely to react. This presentation will cover many of the body language signals that dogs are likely to show when stressed, fearful, or anxious. Dr. Engmann will also discuss the importance of early and ongoing positive interactions, especially in clinical situations. This is critical for not only preventing aggressive behaviors, but improving patient experience and compliance, therefor improving the quality of care provided.
|Improving Canine Mobility Parts 1 & 2 Handout (4.60 MB)||33 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|A Closer Look at Stress, Fear, and Anxiety Handout (26.13 MB)||37 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Engmann received a Bachelor of Science degree from North Dakota State University in 1997, and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2002 from Iowa State University. After graduation, Dr. Engmann elected to pursue further training and was chosen for an internship at a large emergency and referral hospital in western Massachusetts. Following that year of intense surgical and clinical practice, she elected to stay in Massachusetts and took a position working as an Emergency Clinician at a Referral/Specialty hospital in a suburb of Boston. In 2007, she relocated to Minnesota to pursue the long term connections with both client and patient that general practice allows.
Throughout her career, Dr. Engmann has had a special interest in veterinary behavior and has experience treating many different canine behavioral disorders. She was a participant in the NAVC Institute Applied Clinical Behavioral Medicine course in 2016 and 2017, as well as the Advanced Behavioral Medicine course in 2019. She was the sole practitioner running the Behavioral Medicine Service at VCA Animal Wellness Center, seeing her own hospital’s behavior cases, as well as behavior cases referred from nearby practices and behavioral trainers, until her departure in 2020 to pursue behavior consulting full time through Engmann Veterinary Behavior Consulting, PLLC. Additionally, Dr. Engmann is certified in Sophia Yin’s Low Stress Handling as well as a Free Certified Professional.
Married to her partner in work and life Dr David Lundquist. An equestrian amateur all her life Dr. Coren has combined her love of horses with healthcare, fitness, and performance practices.
Following a degree in biology from Franklin and Marshall College, Coren received her Doctor of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College in 1980. She is certified in multiple animal methodologies including certifications form the AVCA (American Veterinary Chiropractic), IVCA (International Veterinary Chiropractic Association), and VOM. She is a regular instructor in kinesiology taping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) as a means to improving structure and function for canine and equine populations.
Currently residing in Florida, Dr. Coren travels the world teaching, coaching, learning, and aligning equestrian and canine athletes. When not working, she can be found riding her own horses or romping with dogs at the beach.
She is the mother of two accomplished professionals Dustin Coren, DVM and Casey Coren, MA.