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EXOT600-0609: Lions and Tigers and Servals, Oh My: Basic Medicine and Husbandry of Non-Domestic Cats
Laurie J. Gage, DVM, Dipl. ACZM; USDA APHIS Large Cat Specialist
June 23 - July 7, 2009
Real-time sessions: Tuesdays, June 23 and 30; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (US)
This 2-week course will describe basic husbandry, nutrition, hand-rearing, enrichment, and housing for large and small exotic cats, from servals to lions. Vaccination protocols, common (and not-so-common) medical problems, common dental problems, anesthesia, and diagnostics for large and small non-domestic cats will be discussed.
At the completion of this course, participants will have a good general overview of the medicine and husbandry of exotic cats.
Week 1 (June 23):
Husbandry, nutrition and hand-rearing of non-domestic cats
Week 2 (June 30):
Restraint, anesthesia, vaccinations, common diseases and other medical problems
MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and continue for 7 days following the last real-time session.
CE HOURS: 4
Member/$72, Non-Member/$131 by June 9, 2009;
Member/$80, Non-Member/$146 after June 9, 2009
Course open to veterinarians and VSPN members.
Required Textbook: None
Recommended Textbooks: None
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Continual Education Division
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