Texas Animal Shelter Coalition

Wildlife Rehabilitation Basics-Advanced Topics

  • 02 Apr 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • 03 Apr 2016
  • 5:00 PM
  • Plano Animal Services

Wildlife Rehabilitation Basics: Advanced Topics

 

Texas Metro Wildlife Rehabilitators

Continuing Education Registration

 

 

Wildlife Rehabilitation Basics: Advanced Topics            April 2-3, 2016             $110.00

Plano Animal Services, 4028 W Plano Pkwy          9 AM – 5 PM (both days required)

 

 

 

Wildlife Rehabilitation Basics: Advanced Topics

 

Course Overview

 

This class is intended for wildlife rehabilitators, Animal Control Officers, and others who may be called upon to provide emergency, short-term, or long-term care for orphaned, ill, or injured native wildlife, or work with the public to resolve issues involving wildlife. The course builds on basic skills utilized in well-baby care, focusing on the following topics:

 

1. Intake and triage for ill or injured animals

2. Quarantine and sanitation protocols for ill and injured animals

3. Working with your veterinarian for medical management

4. Parasitology – identification of common parasites, treatment protocols

5. Infectious and zoonotic diseases – identification, prevention, treatment protocols. Includes discussion of public health risks

6. Pain Management

7. Wound Management

8. Calculating medication dosages for wildlife

9. Euthanasia (includes review of AVMA Guidelines for Humane Euthanasia)

10. Case Studies

 

The class format is a combination of lecture, discussion, case study, and hands-on lab.  The fee of $110 covers both days of classroom instruction, the class manual, and all lab materials and handouts. Payment is due before the start of the first class session. Payment may be made by mailing a check to

 

Bat World MidCities

701 Timberline Court

Arlington, TX 76006

 

or pay online at www.paypal.com. Enter the email addressbwmidcities@batworld.orgUpon receipt of payment , the manual will be emailed to you. Please download or print the manual for class.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Kate at 817-229-5653 or bwmidcities@batworld.org.

 

TX DSHS has approved this class for 16 CE hours for Animal Control Officers.

 

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Animal
Services

Serving Since 1998

Sherry Smith

Animal Services Supervisor

4028 West Plano Parkway

Plano, Texas 75093

972.769.4373

972.769.4359

Sherrys@plano.gov
plano.gov

 

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