September 15, 2014


 Golden moments

Posted Sept. 3, 2014

Photos by Matt Alexandre/Robb Cohen Photography unless otherwise stated

Temple Grandin, PhD, signs a fan’s book prior to her presentation on ways of reducing animal
stress. (Photo by R. Scott Nolen)
The grandeur of the Red Rocks Amphitheatre provides a majestic venue
for the Eli Young Band performance for the eighth annual Merial Concert Series.

Thrill-seeking convention attendees get their fill during
AVMA Family Night at Elitch Gardens Theme Park.
A giant blue bear keeps watch over AVMA convention-goers at
the Colorado Convention Center.

Veterinary technicians and assistants practice
placing nasal catheters, nasogastric tubes,
central lines, and urinary catheters during the
Jack L. Mara Seminars on Veterinary Technology.
AVMA convention attendees receive hands-on instruction in the
exhibit hall.

​U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner of Colorado, a 2014
Senate candidate, talks about the importance of veterinary medicine prior to officially opening
the AVMA exhibit hall.

Nearly a thousand hours of continuing education were offered at the
AVMA convention in Denver.

Dr. Lance Fox talks about his 2009 trek up
Mount Everest as part of the opening session,
sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
​Dr. Clark K. Fobian, AVMA president during the Association’s Denver convention, welcomes attendees during the opening session.