Immobilization and Anesthesia for the Care of Managed and Free-living Wildlife Species.
This training provides the most complete, up-to-date instruction available on chemical immobilization of animals, presented in an easy-to-understand manner that is applicable to all experience levels. The instructors are veterinarians and biologists who specialize in remotely-delivered anesthetic agents. This program, which has historically been considered by many to be the standard in chemical immobilization training, is now part of San Diego Zoo Global Academy.
Upcoming training coming soon to an area near you:
WISCONSIN (Stevens Point): Chemical Immobilization.
University of Wisconsin College of Natural Resources, October 12-13, 2019.
VIRGINIA (Fredericksburg): Chemical Immobilization.
Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy, November 4-6, 2019.
GEORGIA (Athens): Chemical Immobilization.
University of Georgia Veterinary Medical Learning Center, February 22-23, 2020.
Professionals working in…
ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS
Mark Drew received a Masters degree in Zoology from the University of Edmonton in Alberta in 1984, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1987 from the University of Minnesota. After a 2 year residency in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine at University of California- Davis, Mark spent 2 years in the Zoological Medicine Section at UC-Davis and then 2 years with the California Department of Fish and Game. After 6 years teaching Exotic Animal Medicine and Reproduction at Texas A&M University, Mark now serves as the Wildlife Veterinarian for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Mark is a Diplomate and past President of the American College of Zoological Medicine and currently is the president of the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians.
Dr. Kenneth Waldrup is a regional zoonosis control veterinarian with the Texas Department of State Health Services, and has served as chronic wasting disease (CWD) program supervisor with the Texas Animal Health Commission. Ken received his Ph.D. in veterinary medical science from Texas A&M University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Invermay Agricultural Centre near Dunedin, New Zealand, where he studied wildlife diseases, as well as farmed deer anesthesia and reproduction. A doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM), Ken also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and a Master of Science degree in veterinary parasitology from Oklahoma State University.
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