The Animal Endocrine Clinic’s 2nd Lecture Series Event Sells Out

Dr. Mark E. Peterson Speaks on Diagnosing and Treating Canine and Feline Endocrine Disease

New York, NY, April 05, 2012 --( Dr. Mark Peterson, a leading veterinary endocrinologist, spoke to more than 100 veterinarians and veterinary staff at the Animal Endocrine Clinic’s 2nd Lecture Series. The sold out event was held at Atun’s of Westchester in Elmsford, NY.

According to Dr. Peterson, “We initially launched the Lecture Series in 2011 to share our experiences in treating endocrine disorders in cats and dogs, as well as to provide educational credits to our colleagues. We are thrilled with the level of interest and number of veterinarians who have attended our events. This second event was even larger than the first.”

The 2nd Lecture Series event held in Westchester County, provided lectures on the diagnosis and treatment of specific endocrine disorders like Cushings, Hypercalcemia, Diabetes, Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism. Attendee, Patrice A. Whittington, DVM, MPH said, "I find Dr. Peterson's seminars to be highly valuable for daily practice, informal and friendly, and always engaging and dynamic."

“We try and craft our speaking series so that our attendees feel engaged throughout the event. And we are excited about our next event, even though the location and date are yet to be announced,” claimed Dr. Peterson.

The Animal Endocrine Clinic (AEC) Speaking Series is a free set of technical lectures and case studies that are presented to veterinarians, veterinary technicians and their staff in the metropolitan New York area. The Lecture Series features Dr. Peterson as well as another guest veterinarian and attendees are encouraged to get involved and ask questions throughout the event. The AEC Lecture Series occurs approximately every five to six months in locations in and around New York City. The Animal Endocrine Clinic 2nd Speaking Series was sponsored by Dechra Veterinary Products and Antech Diagnostics.

About Dechra Veterinary Products:
Dechra Veterinary Products, located in Overland Park, Kansas is the U.S. sales and marketing division of Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC, a UK listed company dedicated to the animal healthcare market. Dechra Veterinary Products promotes and sells Vetoryl® (trilostane), Felimazole® (methimazole) and high quality veterinary approved dermatologic and ophthalmic products to veterinarians. For more information, please visit or call 866-933-2472.

About Antech Diagnostics:
Antech Diagnostics® services more than 19,000 animal hospitals throughout North America, operates more than 50 reference laboratories in the US and Canada, and receives up to 45,000 samples daily. More than 120 board-certified specialists are available and on-call. ANTECH laboratories’ diagnostic spectrum includes over 300 different tests in chemistry, pathology, endocrinology, serology, hematology, and microbiology. For more information, please visit

About The Animal Endocrine Clinic:
The Animal Endocrine Clinic (AEC) is a specialized veterinary practice that diagnoses and treats cats and dogs with endocrine (hormonal) disorders. AEC has three divisions: Hypurrcat exclusively treats hyperthyroid cats with radioactive iodine, the Endocrine Clinic is dedicated to diagnosing and treating dogs and cats with endocrine disorders, such as diabetes or Cushing's disease and Nuclear Imaging for Animals is a state-of-the-art medical imaging facility that performs nuclear scanning to diagnose thyroid, bone, liver, and kidney diseases in dogs and cats. AEC has clinics in Manhattan and Westchester County and treats clients in New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, New Jersey and Connecticut. It is the only practice of its kind in the United States. For more information about AEC visit
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