“One of the best courses I've ever taken, and I've taken a whole lot of them. Very impressive—set up, staff, even the refreshments! Material presented very well. Thank you!"
–Liz Powers, PT,
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Littleton, Colorado

This travel information is provided to assist you with making your travel arrangements. You may wish to consult other online resources (Expedia, Travelocity, Kayak, etc.) to research area hotels and compare rates. Please do not make any non-refundable travel plans until your course registration has been confirmed.

Class Details: Please check the schedule for each day of your particular course as times can vary based on the instructor and location. We ask that you schedule your travel so that you do not arrive late to class or need to leave early. Students who do not attend a full day of class will not receive any CE credit hours for that day and may have to return to make up the missing hours.

We will be doing labs on the floor as well as outdoors so please dress comfortably (scrubs, shorts, sandals, tank tops). The classroom may get chilly at times so bring a light jacket or long-sleeve shirt. Also, allow enough room in your suitcase for your text and lab book as well as any materials you may purchase.

We require that all dogs be current with vaccinations, including rabies, distemper, parvovirus, bordetella, CIV and leptospirosis, and have had a negative fecal test within 6 months. Dogs must also be treated for fleas and heartworm prior to attending class. Please contact us if you plan to bring your dog.

Note: If you are attending the Canine Rehabilitation Veterinary Nurse course (formerly called Canine Rehabilitation Assistant), bring your Intro lab book with anatomy notes and color photos with you.

We would like to remind our international students that it is their responsibility to obtain the documents required for travel to the United States. This process has slowed down considerably since 9/11, so check waiting times and plan ahead! In additional to a valid passport, residents from countries that are not exempt from a visa requirement will need to apply for a Business Visitor Visa (B-1). For up-to-date information, check with the U.S. Consulate in your country, or go to the Visas section of the U.S. State Department website, https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html.


Colorado Veterinary Specialty GroupCourse Location
Courses are held at Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group's new location in Littleton, Colorado, which opened in July 2020.

Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group
401 E. County Line Road
Littleton, CO 80122

Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group website

Please enter via the left-hand entry door to the main practice and then go immediately left into the conference space.

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Airports / Ground Transportation
Littleton is located 9 miles south of downtown Denver and 33 miles from Denver International Airport (DEN). We recommend using services like Uber and Lyft for ground transportation in the area, including to and from the airport.


Hotel Accommodations

We have arranged discounted CRI rates with the Element Denver Park Meadows and Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows, both in Lone Tree, Colorado, and TownePlace Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton in Littleton, Colorado. Students are also welcome to make reservations at other hotels in the area or find accommodations through rental services such as Airbnb and VRBO.

Denver Marriott South at Park MeadowsElement Denver Park Meadows
(7.4 miles to/from Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group)
9985 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124

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To reserve a room, click on the reservation link below or call the Element Hotel directly at 303-790-2100.

Reservation link: Click here to reserve a room.

Our CRI discount rates are:

  • September-December 2021: $79 per night plus tax for a studio suite (1 king bed or 2 queen beds), subject to availability.

In addition to the rates above, the Element has one-bedroom suites for an additional $20 per night.

The Element Hotel is an all-suite Silver LEED-certified hotel with fully equipped kitchens and many rooms with mountain views. Pets are welcome with a $50 pet fee. The Element is providing a complimentary daily hotel shuttle to and from Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group (the shuttle is available again starting August 2021). The Element provides complimentary breakfast, parking, and high speed internet, as well as free access to an indoor saline pool, fitness center, and business center.


Denver Marriott South at Park MeadowsDenver Marriott South at Park Meadows
(8.2 miles to/from Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group)
10345 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124

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Our CRI discount rates are no longer available for 2021. Please check back for 2022 courses.

The Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows is providing a complimentary daily hotel shuttle to and from Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group (temporarily paused due to COVID). The hotel does not allow pets or provide airport shuttle service. It does offer free access to an indoor pool and fitness center.


TownePlace Suites Denver Southwest/LittletonTownePlace Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton
(8.2 miles to/from Colorado Veterinary Specialty Group)
10902 W. Toller Drive
Littleton, Colorado 80127

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Our CRI discount rates are no longer available for 2021. Please check back for 2022 courses.

The TownePlace Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton provides complimentary breakfast, on-site parking, and high-speed wi-fi. It has a 24-hour fitness center and a 24-hour business center on-site.


More Information
Visit Denver: Convention and Visitors Bureau
Littleton Visitors Guide
Colorado Tourism Office