Live Seminars

Companion Regenerative University

A Comprehensive Day of Regenerative Medicine Education

Earn 6 CE Hours*

2018 Live Course Dates:

Companion Regenerative University Schedule:

SOLD OUTNovember 30, 2018
Instructor:  Sherman Canapp, DVM, DACVS, DACVSMR
Location: Veterinary Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group, 10975 Guilford Road, Annapolis Junction, MD

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You are invited to attend Companion Regenerative University!  This full day course, contains a morning of lecture followed by a comprehensive hands-on lab where attendees will get comfortable with performing both PRP and Stem Cell Therapy procedures.


  • Overview of Regenerative Medicine
  • PRP and Stem Cell Therapy applications
  • Clinical Validation of Regenerative Medicine Products
  • Integration of Regenerative Medicine into your clinic

Hands-On Lab

  • PRP & Bone marrow Stem Cell collection and in-house processing with the CRT system
  • Intra-articular PRP and Stem Cell injections

Cost: Early Bird Pricing, $795
Standard Registration, $995

Registration includes all lectures and wet labs, electronic copies of all materials, breakfast & lunch.

Meet The Instructors

Dr. Canapp
Sherman Canapp, Jr., DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR

Dr. Sherman Canapp, originally from Maryland, completed a combined DVM/MS at Kansas State University, an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Missouri followed by a three-year residency in small animal surgery at the University of Florida.  Dr. Canapp is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Canapp is certified in Canine Rehabilitation. Dr. Canapp currently practices orthopedic surgery and sports medicine at the Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group (VOSM) in Annapolis Junction, Maryland where he is Chief of Staff. He is also a consultant for national working and performance dog organizations, as well as pharmaceutical companies and veterinary and medical schools.  His particular area of interest and research lies in regenerative medicine for treatment of soft tissue injuries and osteoarthritis, sports medicine, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Canapp lectures nationally and internationally on these topics and teaches advanced courses in arthroscopy and regenerative medicine treatments.  Dr. Canapp routinely receives referrals for sports related injuries, arthroscopic procedures, and regenerative medicine treatments from domestic and international sources.

Dr. Mason
David R. Mason, DVM, B. Vet. Med, MRCVS, DACVS, DECVS

Dr. David R. Mason, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ECVS, is chief of staff at Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center. His work has been published in many peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Mason lectures throughout the world on a variety of surgical topics, including his interest in treating many orthopedic, soft tissue and spinal injuries using stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP). A board-certified small animal veterinary surgeon, he specializes in orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic and general soft tissue surgical procedures.

Dr. Dycus
David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA

Dr. David Dycus grew up in north Georgia, just outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Dr. Dycus received his Bachelor of Arts from LaGrange College where he graduated at the top of his class with a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. Dr. Dycus attended Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and during his attendance Dr. Dycus not only received multiple scholarships for outstanding academics, but also was actively involved with research. Upon graduation from Mississippi State University, Dr. Dycus completed a small animal rotating internship at Auburn University, and then returned to Mississippi State University to complete a three-year surgical residency. During his time as a surgical resident, Dr. Dycus completed his Master of Science with research focused on developing a model to evaluate oxidative stress on the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis in the canine patient. He also completed a biomechanical study looking at different knotting techniques to repair ruptured cranial cruciate ligaments. Dr. Dycus was able to participate in other research projects during his residency, such as using a rabbit model to study the effects of hypertension on the heart. He has had the opportunity to present his research both locally and nationally. To remain on the cutting-edge of research, Dr. Dycus holds an appointment on the research committee of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Along with being a scientific reviewer for multiple veterinary journals, he serves on the editorial review board for Veterinary Surgery, the official publication of the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Dycus enjoys all aspects of surgery, but has a strong passion for orthopedics and sports medicine. He is particularly interested in helping patients with arthritis, along with fracture mechanics and joint problems. He is trained in the use of minimally invasive procedures, regenerative medicine, as well as a number of orthopedic procedures for the treatment of ruptured cruciate ligaments.


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