Raptor air sac worms are challenging to diagnose and treat. If left untreated, the raptor may develop respiratory signs, progressive exercise intolerance and possibly death. Join us for this informative webinar on how to identify raptors with air sac worms and the best treatments available to ensure a complete recovery.
Beak and Health Disorders Thursday, February 24th, 2022, 5:30 PST
Understanding normal beak growth, health and maintenance is the foundation for this webinar. Beak disorders such as bacterial, fungal, parasitic and traumatic injuries will be addressed, as well as medical treatments for these disorders.
The Aging Raptor: their special needs, 1/5/22, 5:30p
Falconry, educational, breeding and even wild raptors develop age related illness and issues. Understanding how, why and when raptors may show age related issues and most importantly how to manage the changes will be presented.
Avian Respiratory Function: What Makes Raptors Special
Thursday, May 20th, 2021
In-depth look at the avian respiratory system: anatomy and function. How this relates to disease and the bird’s ability to respond is explored.
Respiratory Disease: Aspergillosis in the Raptor
Thursday, June 24th, 2021
What raptors are sensitive to this fungal infection; what factors predispose the raptor to infection; how to diagnose and recommended treatments are detailed in this presentation.
Not all respiratory infections are due to aspergillosis. Virus, bacterial, parasitic and neoplasia can be the underlying cause of the raptor respiratory disease.
Electrocution of Raptors
Wednesday, August, 25th, 5:30 PST
This webinar explains the different types of electrocution and how they occur. Injuries suffered, prognostic determination and treatment options are presented.
The Raptor Medical Kit
An in-depth explanation of what should be in the medical kit for falconers in the field or in a rehabilitation setting. How to properly utilize the supplies in the medical kit and when to use them are provided.
Anemia: Causes and Concerns, 10/27/2021, 5:30p PST
There are many factors that may influence the raptor’s blood volume. Understanding these factors, identifying the different types of anemia and how to treat the anemia is explored.