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.
Refeeding Syndrome in Wildlife Patients
Trophic Categories, the Key to Meeting an Animal’s Diet
Calculating Thiamine Supplementation in the Piscivore Diet
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’
A certificate for 8 hours will be presented on successful completion of the course
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Enrollment Fee = $49.99
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