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Register for the R.A.C.E.- approved continuing education webinar

Sunday, June 1, 2014  5:00 p.m. EST

"Foraging and Enrichment for Birds"

Presented by: M. Scott Echols, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Avian Practice)

 

  Please join us for this complimentary, interactive webinar.

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Enrichment has become a common term when describing proper care of captive animals. This presentation will expose seminar attendees to the importance of enrichment and how its proper implementation can be highly variable between and within species. Multiple animal (avian and otherwise) video examples will be used to highlight concepts of enrichment. Basic principles will be highlighted with the end goal to get people to start thinking about ways to enrich the lives of captive animals, especially birds.

About the PresenterM. Scott Echols, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Avian Practice) practices throughout the United States working in various hospitals and veterinary schools. Dr. Echols is an adjunct professor at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, and he is also the creator of several educational DVDs including Captive Foraging through Avian Studios.

Dr. Echols is a frequent lecturer at universities and conferences in the US and abroad. He was the 2007-2008 President of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and was also been named the 2007 Texas Non-Traditional Species Veterinarian of the Year.

This program was reviewed and approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) Registry of Approved Continuing Education (R.A.C.E.) program for 1 hour of continuing education in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB R.A.C.E. approval.

Please contact the AAVSB R.A.C.E. program if you have any comments or concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.


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