African Wild Dog (Wildlife Vet Online)

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This mini course, presented by Dr Peter Rogers (BVSc), is part of our Wildlife Vet Online series. It is ideal for students of veterinary science and other biosciences like ecology, zoology and wildlife conservation.

Course Topics:

  • Introduction to the Species
  • Tranquillisation
  • First Aid
  • Serious Injuries
  • Specialist Sedations
  • Transport
  • And more

Course Outcomes:

  • 2 to 3 hours of Clinical EMS, certified by Dr Rogers
  • Optional Extra Credits
  • Certificates (members only)
  • Additional Resources and Downloads (members only)

Discounted with student membership.

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Description

We help vet students get EMS credits without travelling, by presenting self-paced online courses in collaboration with wildlife veterinarians, ecologists and game reserves in South Africa.

About your Teacher:

With over 30 years’ experience, Dr Peter Rogers is considered one of the most experienced wildlife veterinarians in the world. He specializes in the capture and veterinary care of some of South Africa’s most endangered species, including the southern white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African elephant, cheetah, African wild dog, African lion, Temminck’s ground pangolin and many other species. Read more about his work here.

About Wildlife Vet Online:

These courses are designed to be online versions of selected wildlife medicine experiences available in South Africa. We’ve collaborated with projects to create a practical roadtrip in the form of the Wildlife Vet Experience, an exclusive package just for training vets and vet nurses that is both affordable and of high quality. It’s built around our principles of collaboration, credibility and accessibility by connecting communities and exceptional projects and experts while not sacrificing on some of the fantastic food and accommodation that South Africa has to offer. In this way, we’re able to provide both practical and theoretical instruction, covering veterinary treatment as well as sanctuary management and wildlife conservation.

Topics include:
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Identification and Tracking Techniques
  • Anti-Poaching
  • Antibiotics and Supportive Medication
  • Capture Equipment and Methods
  • Conservation and Wildlife Education in the Community
  • Game Reserve Management
  • Modern Conservation
  • Orphan Rearing
  • Parasites
  • Ranger and Vet Stories
  • Rhino Dehorning, poaching etc.
  • Safety Practices
  • Sanctuaries, Rehabilitation and Rescue Centres
  • Tranquilizers, Sedatives and Opioids
  • Wildlife and Field Management

Other mini-courses in this category delve into the care and protection of cheetahs, African lions, Temmick’s ground pangolin, rhinos, wild dogs and more.

About our learners:

“The course is so impressive and Dr Rogers’ videos are fantastic. Really good content with clear explanations. It’s a fantastic resource for those wanting to do wildlife medicine – it feels really valuable from a veterinary aspect.” ~ Nirvana, University of Edinburgh
“I want a pursue a career as a wildlife vet so feel that this course has been invaluable. I absolutely loved it!” ~ Chloe, Royal Veterinary College, London

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