Wildlife, Aquatics, Zoo, Exotics (WAZE) symposium at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

From: “Dr. David Scarfe”
Date: 5 September 2014 2:01:33 AWST
Subject: AquaVetMed: Tufts U. Wildlife, Aquatic, Zoo and Exotic Medicine Symposium (Sept 13, 2014)

September 4, 2014
Advancements in Wildlife, Aquatic, Zoo and Exotic Medicine – Saturday, September 13th, 2014 (N. Grafton, MA, USA)

This year’s WAZE (Wildlife, Aquatics, Zoo, Exotics) symposium at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine will cover a variety of topics on developments in wildlife, aquatic, zoo and exotic medicine and husbandry. We will discuss the issues involved in keeping wildlife in captivity, explore the medical management of animal populations in the wild, and learn about the care required by exotic species kept as pets. Wetlabs will give veterinary students and veterinarians a chance to gain hands-on experience with exotic animal physical exams, exotic animal hematology, turtle shell repair, and comparative anatomy.

Topics include:
• Medical Management of Leatherback Sea Turtles
• Husbandry in Avian Health
• Beluga Whale Research
• Fish Surgery and Anesthesia
• Medical Management of Horseshoe Crabs
• Big Cats in Captivity

This symposium qualifies for 6 hours of continuing education credit. Please note whether you will be attending for credit when registering.

For more information and to register, go to http://sites.tufts.edu/wazesymposiumfall2014. Additional flyers are attached.

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