Understanding Zoonotic Disease

Veterinary Care

Understanding Zoonotic Disease

Zoonotic disease is a disease that can be passed between animals and humans. Zoonotic disease is actually more common than you might think. Scientists estimate that more than 6 in 10 infectious diseases in humans are spread by animals. This webinar covers the basic concepts that will help you understand and prevent the transmission of …

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Practical Solutions for Bird Care Within the Shelter

Birds are like no other animal in your shelter. Our roundtable expert answers questions about serving the special needs of exotic birds in a shelter setting including how to evaluate and deal with bird behavior and common avian conditions, recognize signs of illness, and respond to medical emergencies.

Overcoming Obstacles: Starting an Exotic Bird Shelter Program

Caring for exotic birds in a shelter environment is challenging. In fact, many shelters feel they cannot accommodate birds at all. Our roundtable expert answers questions about the issues standing in the way of shelters’ abilities to take in, expand, or improve capacity for exotic birds.

Caring for Exotic Birds in the Shelter Environment – Part 1

Part 1 of 2. This webinar is a must-watch overview for any shelter caring for birds. Dr. Anthony Pilny covers the basics for short-term care in a shelter environment, including intake protocols, signs of disease and illness, quarantine requirements and supportive care.

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