nutrition

Essential Nutrition for Wildlife Rehabilitators

Compared to the variety an animal eats in the wild, food offered in a wildlife rehabilitation setting is quite limited. Optimal nutrition is important for growth, healing and conditioning.

It is essential that food offered meets the highest nutritional composition and is easily recognized and digested by the species.

This class includes the essentials a wildlife rehabilitator needs to meet these goals.

Included:

Refeeding Syndrome in Wildlife Patients
Calculating Calories
Trophic Categories, the Key to Meeting an Animal’s Diet
Carnivore Nutrition
Piscivore Nutrition
Calculating Thiamin Supplementation in the Piscivore Diet
Insectivore Nutrition
Substitution Diets for Wildlife
Avoiding Metabolic Bone Disease
Calculating Calcium Correction of Diets
Overview of Vitamins and Minerals
Understanding Milk Composition
Creating Milk Formulas that Meet a Species Needs’
Nestling Nutrition

A certificate for 8 hours will be presented on successful completion of the course

Each student needs to sign the Terms of Service Agreement prior to each course


ENROLLMENT

Enrollment Fee = $50.00
You have 3 months to complete the course

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