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COURSES
WE OFFER

The mix of theory and practice makes these courses ideal for extra mural studies.

COURSE 

CONTENT.

Practical

Hands-On Wildlife Medicine

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  • Chemical immobilisation - darting, monitoring and transportation

  • Treatment of injured and sick animals

  • Disease testing and quarantine

  • Pregnancy diagnosis and ultrasound

  • Translocation and reintroduction - veterinary protocols and legal requirements

Interactive Lectures & Demonstrations

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  • Safety and emergency procedures

  • Wildlife pharmacology

  • Immobilisation and translocation

  • Darting equipment and techniques

  • Mass capture methods and equipment

  • Wildlife diseases

  • The veterinarian's role in conservation

  • Habitat rehabilitation

  • Toxic and invader plants

  • Snakes and scorpions of Southern Africa

Practicals

& Field Trips

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  • Hands-on mass game capture

  • Dart gun handling and target practise

  • Pregnancy diagnosis and ultrasound

  • Field necropsy techniques

  • Stool sampling and faecal egg counts

  • External parasite identification

  • Toxic plant collection and identification

  • Habitat evaluation and rehabilitation

Anti-Poaching

Initiatives

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  • Poaching and illegal hunting methods - snares, foot traps and hunting dogs

  • Night anti-poaching patrols

  • The community and human-animal conflict

  • The illegal wildlife trade

  • Rehabilitation and treatment of affected animals

Herd Health

& Breeding Programmes

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  • Breeding programme management

  • General herd health assessment

  • Parasite control - dipping, de-worming and monitoring

  • Micro-chipping, ear-tagging and horn measuring

Community Outreach Projects

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  • The Donkey Cart Project​​

    • ​Primary veterinary care for working animals

  • Sterilisation drive​

    • Free spay and neuter clinic for pets of the underprivileged​

Longer stays are available. Contact us with your requirements.

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