Our Avian Paediatrics webinar is perfect for all clinicians, but especially those working with avian patients. Clarissa Wu, Exotic Species and Avian Vet, will take you through the importance of taking a good history, the physical examination and nuances needed in young patients. This diagnostic tests available for a wide variety of common conditions seen in neonatal and young birds as well as the recommended treatments for these conditions. Run time 50mins. 

The Emergency Avian Patient has been created by exotic species veterinarian Michaela Betts from Suffolk Exotic Vets. You will be taken through what conditions are classed as emergencies in birds, how best to transport a sick bird, the initial assessment and stabilisation, with specifics on fluid therapy, intravenous and intraosseous routes, air sac annular placement and detailed information on managing specific emergency conditions. Run time 40 mins.

Prevention and treatment of pododermatitis and other foot injuries in raptors, presented by the wonderful Naomi Johns, director of West of England Falconry, is the perfect compliment to our Bumblefoot in Raptors webinar, as well as a brilliant stand alone addition to our avian webinars. Naomi takes you through the anatomy and physiology of the raptor pelvic limb. Various different foot injuries including pododermatitis will be discuss, and you will be thoroughly taken through how to not only manage these injuries but most importantly how you and your clients can avoid these injuries to start with. This webinar specifically concentrates on the first aid procedures that should be put in place whilst a falconer is seeking veterinary care.

Run time: 62mins

Nursing techniques in birds is a webinar specifically designed for veterinary nurses. The clinical examination, normal parameters, handling, injection sites, venepucture, intraosseous catheter placement, fluid therapy, nutrition and basic diagnostic testing relevant to all avian species is discussed. Presented by Dr Sonya Miles, BVSc CertAVP, CertAqV, MRCVS. RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine. WAVMA Certified Aquatic Species Veterinarian. Run Time 30 mins 

This webinar, by RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine, Dr Sonya Miles, will take you though the best ways and the main considerations when hospitalising birds. Ideal for nurses and animal care assistants. Run time 22 mins 

Chronic malnutrition is a common clinical presentation in our captive psittacines, and history-taking for other presentations will often still reveal an inappropriate diet. This webinar by exotic species clinician Michaela Betts, working at Suffolk Exotic Vets will take you through why seed based diets are linked to disease, what the ideal diets should contain as well as the most commonly seen diseases seen as a result of chronic malnutrition. The diagnostic options as well as treatment and how to implement dietary changes are discussed at length. Run time: 43mins 

This webinar by exotic species veterinary nurse Stacey Vickery, covers an over view of anatomy and physiology of the avian patient, specifically explaining the differences between birds and the more commonly understood patients. The entire avian patient and all the bodily systems are covered.  Run time: 38 mins 

Avian anaesthesia and analgesia, by RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine, Sonya Miles, takes you through avian respiratory avian anatomy and physiology, how to appropriately hand various avian patients and ensure an anaesthetic is as safe as possible. Pre-medications, induction and maintenance agent options will be covered, as well as how to monitor you anaesthetic safely and get your patient through to the all important recovery. Run time = 52mins

This webinar by Sonya Miles, an RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine, will take you through the importance of both a clinical history taking and clinical examination, but also the anatomical and physiological differences seen in chickens in comparison to mammalian species. This webinar, along side our others outlining pathological changes will aim to enlighten the participant to the normal, to allow the abnormal to be recognised and suitably treated. Run time: 40min

A varied, natural and healthy diet is essential for caring for any bird of prey. This webinar by Naomi Johns from the West of England Falconry Centre, will cover the concepts of raptor diets, how falconers feed their raptors, the results of poor feeding, and how to recover a bird of prey in critically low condition. Run time: 62min

Having the correct accommodation provides the foundations for a happy and healthy trained raptor. This webinar will cover some of the most common options for good housing; tailoring housing to a species or individual; housing breeding birds, chicks or injured birds and finally the basics behind constructing or purchasing good housing. Run time: 75min