WILDLIFE HANDLING AND CHEMICAL IMMOBILIZATION FOR ZOO & WILDLIFE PROFESSIONALS

WILDLIFE HANDLING AND CHEMICAL IMMOBILIZATION FOR ZOO & WILDLIFE PROFESSIONALS

LOCATION: Dakota Zoo, Bismarck, North Dakota

DATE: June 11-13, 2019

Global Wildlife Resources is dedicated to supporting zoo & wildlife professionals with
humane capture and handling through training & field assistance. GWR and the Dakota
Zoo are offering a 3-day wildlife handling course at the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck, North
Dakota. This class is one of the most current and extensive chemical immobilization
courses in North America and includes hand-on labs with captive wildlife. It has been
invaluable to college students, state, federal, and tribal wildlife professionals, zoo
caretakers, sanctuaries, game farms, animal control officers, veterinarians, and veterinary
technicians.

This unique field-oriented training focuses on the needs of professionals to understand the
skills and equipment associated with zoo & wildlife captures, physical restraint, and
chemical immobilization for free-ranging, captive and urban settings. The course also covers in detail each aspect of animal
processing such as radio-collaring, ear-tagging, weighing, sample collection and patient monitoring.

Course content includes:

Five-step Preparation for Field Operations * Legal Responsibilities * Professionalism* Drug Delivery Systems
* Immobilizing Drugs * Patient Monitoring* BAM * Sampling * Veterinary Emergencies* Euthanasia * Human Safety * Zoo
Specific Immobilizations * Honoring each animal through equipment and techniques

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