Department Updates:

Postponed events

2018 Wildlife and Exotic Animal Symposium

Date: February 24-25, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday and 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday
Location: Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis campus

CE: up to 15 hour available
Webinar:  available for all lecture tracks (but not for labs).  If you have never attended a Zoom Webinar meeting before, test your connection. Please review How to join a meeting/webinar, Tips on Getting Started & System Requirements for further information. The webinar is only available live, in Pacific Standard Time.  Webinar attendees will receive full CE credit since it is live and interactive.

Registration for the event is now closed.

Cost for the Event:
DVM (with CE credits): onsite = $400; webinar = $300
RVT (with CE credits): onsite = $250; webinar = $200
Discount prices for UCD employees/students and general public are available for view at checkout.

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2018 WEAS Schedule Click on image for a larger view.

Join us for the Wildlife and Exotic Animal Symposium on February 24-25, 2018 at UC Davis. There are many interactive lectures this year including a track dedicated to registered veterinary technicians.

Our keynote speakers for the exotics tracks include Dr. Christopher Mans from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Jill Heatley from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine.

Topics include:

  • Sedation in birds, reptiles and small mammals
  • Anesthesia and pain management for chinchillas
  • Tortoise and turtle radiography
  • Avian diagnostic testing-beyond the CBC and chemistry panel

Our keynote wildlife track speaker is Dr. Brian Stacy from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Stacy Serves as the veterinarian for the National Sea Turtle Program under NOAA, NMFS, and Office of Protected Resources. Dr. Stacy will hold a panel discussion focused on careers in wildlife medicine.

Our plenary speaker is Dr. Ashley Zehnder from Stanford University who will provide a comparative point of view on cancer in wildlife and exotic animals.

Many other exciting lectures from UC Davis faculty and other speakers from around the country will be offering state of the art lectures for a weekend dedicated to wildlife, exotic, and zoo medicine.

2018 WEAS Schedule Card Click on image for a larger view.