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.
Newport, OR - Hosted by The Oregon Coast Aquarium October 6-7, 2018
Eaton Rapids, MI - Hosted by Wildside Rehabilitation Center October 20-21, 2018
Frankfort, Kentucky - Hosted by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife November 7-8, 2018
Kelowna, British Columbia - Hosted by BC SPCA Kelowna November 17-18, 2018
Victoria, British Columbia - Hosted by BC SPCA Wild ARC November 23-24, 2018
California (November 2018)
Arkansas (January 2019)
Texas (January 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 postal service there is nothing we can do to predict or eliminate these charges.