Veterinarian holding a newborn puppy
Veterinarian holding a newborn puppy


Course Overview


Back by popular demand, Dr. Gingerich will deliver a hands-on course on canine and feline extractions. Limited availability!

DATE: 3rd November, 2019

The course will take place during the West Indies Veterinary Conference; 10.30 AM – 4:30 PM; Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Campus, St. Kitts, West Indies. This wet lab is approved by AASVB's RACE for 5 CE hours.

Generously sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospital.

Instructor - Wade Gingerich, DVM, Dip. ACVD


Dr. Wade Gingerich is a native Floridian who was born and raised in Southwest Florida and attended the University of Florida where he earned a DVM in 2003.

In 2009, Dr. Gingerich ventured north to pursue his early passion in veterinary dentistry and began a three-year residency in dentistry and oral surgery at the University of Minnesota. In 2012, he successfully completed the residency and passed boards to become a diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College.

Dr. Gingerich currently owns and operates Pet Dental Center, a unique specialty dentistry and oral surgery practice in Bonita Springs near the Southwest Florida community where he grew up.  

Learning objectives

The practical course is open to small animal practitioners and veterinary technicians. This 5-hour course will be a hands-on instruction of extractions on canine and feline cadavers. The goals will be to provide veterinarians with the basic knowledge required to perform proper dental extractions and avoid complications. Cadaver specimens will be used to provide a realistic clinical experience and all equipment and instruments will be provided as well.

Registration fees

Registration is through the main conference registration. Please click here.
USD500 for WIVC2019 attendees; USD650 for standalone registrants. 

Limited availability. Lunch and transportation provided.


PO BOX 334
Basseterre, St. Kitts, West Indies