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Monday, 13 February, 2017

On the 19th of March Oasis Park Fuerteventura organises the first Course of "Introduction to Zoo Medicine."

It is the first training open to the public with these characteristics that is carried out in the Canary Islands.

In it we will have Roberto Aguilar, a world expert specialising in exotic animals and large mammals, with extensive experience as a professional and academic in renowned organisations such as Fort Worth Zoo in Texas (USA), Massey University (New Zealand) or the National Autonomous University in Mexico.

Medicine and anesthesia for reptiles, medicine for primates and felines, advanced imaging techniques in zoo animals, advances in anesthesia, preparation of darts and use of rifle, and pistol powered by CO2 and the blowgun are some of the thematic blocks that will be covered in the course, Which includes workshops and practices.

At Oasis Park Fuerteventura, we usually have the presence of these type of external experts in our facilities, for the training and constant updating of our staff. Our goal is always to achieve animal welfare, securing the best teams in each area. Now we want to open this learning experience to the general public, with the objective of sharing with other professionals the experiences and latest advances at an international level.

The price of the course is € 60 including food and € 70 including food and rifle. Includes practice and accommodation at Oasis Park Fuerteventura. You can pre-register on the phone number +34630269227 or email veterinary@fuerteventuraoasispark.com. Places are limited.