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Preventing Obesity in Pets

Do you know how to tell if your pet is overweight? Most pet parents don't!

Wednesday | May 27, 2020

8:00am CDT | 12:00pm CDT | 5:00pm CDT
Each session runs approximately 1.5 hours.

About This Class

Join us online as we learn about obesity in pets with board-certified veterinary internist and nutritionist from the University of Georgia, Dr. Joseph Bartges.

**Limited space in all classes. First come, first served.**

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About This Class

Join us online as we learn about obesity in pets with board-certified veterinary internist and nutritionist from the University of Georgia, Dr. Joseph Bartges.

**Limited space in all classes. First come, first served.**

Meet The Expert

Dr. Joe Bartges received his BS in zoology in 1983 from Marshall University in Huntington, WV, and his DVM from The University of Georgia in 1987. He completed an internship and residencies in small animal internal medicine and nutrition in addition to a PhD at the University of Minnesota in 1993. After a post-doctoral position at the University of Minnesota, he joined the faculty at The University of Georgia in 1994 where he remained until 1997. In 1997, he joined the faculty at The University of Tennessee where he remained until 2015. During this time he achieved Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, held the Acree Endowed Chair of Small Animal Research, and served as interim department head for approximately 2 years. He then joined the staff at Cornell University Veterinary Specialists in Stamford, CT, as an internist and nutritionist and was Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine and Nutrition at Cornell University. Currently, Dr. Bartges is Professor of Medicine and Nutrition in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.

Joseph Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACN

Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, University of Georgia

College of Veterinary Medicine

Board-Certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition.