Class – Turtle Workshop
March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pre-registration required for current volunteers.
Hosted by Mark Mitchell, DVM, MS, PhD, DECZM, Lousiana State University
Turtle Workshop -1 hr
This lecture provides participants with an overview of basic turtle rehabilitation skills, including how to complete a thorough physical examination, develop a differential list, and institute appropriate therapy. Specific reviews of infectious diseases of chelonians, therapeutic planning (fluids and other medications), and nutrition for captive chelonians (esophagostomy tubes) are discussed.