An introductory two day course for beginning wildlife or novice rehabilitators seeking formal education with a half day hands-on lab! This class is meant to be a flipped classroom experience. We challenge you to do your homework and readings before you get to your class. This will facilitate a richer learning experience in the classroom.
Houston, TX - Hosted by Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition January 12-13, 2019 - Closed for Registration
Eaton Rapids, MI - Hosted by Wildside Rehabilitation Center February 2-3, 2019
Salinas, CA - Hosted by the SPCA of Monterey County February 9-10,2019
Brownsville, TX - Hosted by Gladys Porter Zoo February 16-17, 2019
St. Louis, MO - Hosted by the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association March 4-5, 2019
Murray, KY - Hosted by Murray State University AHT/Pre-Vet Club March 30-31, 2019
Caroni, Trinidad - Hosted by El Socorro Center for Wildlife Conservation June 15-16, 2019
Lecture topics include:
– Introduction to wildlife rehabilitation
– Basic anatomy and physiology
– Calculating fluid therapy
– Handling and physical restraint
– Stress and the basic shock cycle
– Initial care and physical examination
– Standards for housing
– Euthanasia criteria and release criteria
To receive a course completion certificate, students must successfully pass the exam, lab, and homework with 70% or higher.
You will receive the Wildlife Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Approach and Minimum Standards for Wildlife Rehabilitation books with this order.
Have a large group you want to bring? Consider an organizational membership and contact us for special group pricing.
FYI Canada Classes: In addition to the rate charged by USPS, Canadian customs may charge extra fees on packages. Per the Canadian postal service, there is nothing we can do to predict or eliminate these charges.