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AVORE News and Upcoming Meetings

Summer 2022

July 21 - 23, 2022

Historic La Fonda Hotel

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Hello fellow AVORE colleagues, 


We are expecting an exceptional AVORE summer meeting this year in Santa Fe, NM, July 21-24. The agenda is being finalized which will include a number of fantastic speakers and a lab Saturday afternoon focusing on maxillo-facial surgery. We are also working with our valued vendors to help host evening events for the participants and their significant others who come to the meeting.


Dr. Andy Fry has done a wonderful job coordinating the meeting venue at The Historic La Fonda Hotel, thank you Andy! We have included the relevant material from the hotel for you to book your room.  (Please see below.)  All you have to do to book a room is to click on the link below. This will take you to a sight to book you room with our AVORE rate and dates pre-filled for the meeting. Please remember it is very important for the participants to stay at the hotel for the duration of the meeting to help AVORE meet our minimum room number commitment for each night. 


Please also note that the cut-off date to make a reservation and to receive the AVORE discount rate is June 20, 2022.


Hotel room registration link:


Please let Marie Hoover or I know if you have any questions.




Charles M. Walls DVM, DACVS

Sage Centers, Founder
Arthrex Consultant
President, Association for Veterinary Orthopedic Research and Education

VA3 Educational Foundation- board member

From the La Fonda On the Plaza:

La Fonda On the Plaza

Sleeping Rooms

July 21-24, 2022

Traditional Room rate: $279.00 single/double occupancy

*Based on availability, upgraded sleeping rooms are available at special room rates:

*Deluxe Rooms:  $339.00 s/d occupancy

*One-bedroom Suites:  $379.00 s/d occupancy

Room rates are subject to prevailing taxes, currently 15.4375%


Contact Hotel directly:

Reservations:  800-523-5002, Option #1 or 505-982-5511, Option #1

Group Code: 1040558    or Event:  AVORE Summer Meeting


Please call between the hours of (Mountain Standard Time): 

Monday – Friday: 7am-8pm

Saturday: 11am-8pm

Sunday: 11am-7pm


Reservation Link:


Guests will be asked to guarantee their reservation with a valid credit card. Hotel does not charge an advance deposit at time of reservation being made.


Cut-off date for making reservations:  June 20, 2022


Individual reservation must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to the guest’s scheduled arrival dates to avoid the first night’s room/tax penalty fee.


Overnight Valet or Self-Parking:

$30.00 plus prevailing Gross Receipts Tax, per Vehicle, per Night

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February 2-4, 2023 

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Summer 2023

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About our meetings: 

Exact times of presentations may change based on topic flow and time availability.


Meeting attendees are expected to present a case report, retrospective case series, practice tip, journal article review or share a summary from another meeting.  Deadline for submitting topics for the Summer 2022 meeting is May 20th, 2022  Please submit your outline to Kei Hayashi ( or Marie Hoover ( to be placed on the meeting agenda.

Free communications:  AVORE encourages participation from all attendees.  If you have something you would like to present but didn’t get onto the program, time has been set aside in Free Communications at the end of both days.  Please contact Kei Hayashi with your topic. 


* “The course will be submitted for 12** hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions of certain methods of delivery of continuing education.” 

Please call Dr. Chuck Walls at 925-250-3545 for further information. 

Registration and Fees

Registration will be limited to the first 50 registrants. 

To register for the AVORE meeting please email  

You will be placed on the registration list and an invoice for the registration fees will be sent. 


Registration fees $600 if registered and paid before the meeting

Registration fees if registering at the meeting $650

Technicians and nursing staff  $100

(AVORE Council Members’ dues cover the meeting registration fees.)


Please note that AVORE is not set up to process credit cards.

Please mail your check payable to AVORE to:

Marie Hoover

26005 SE Rebman Road

Boring, Oregon  97009


Meeting Information

AVORE sends out email announcements with the dates, place, agenda and meeting particulars.  You do not have to be a member to attend the meetings.  To receive meeting announcements via email please contact the Executive Secretary to be placed on the distribution list.  The Executive Secretary oversees the meeting registration and dinner/special events reservations as needed for each meeting.  If you have any questions or special requirements for a meeting, please see the "Contact" page of this website.