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April 18th, 2023

A Practical Approach to Avian Anxiety

with Dr. Deborah Monks
In this program, participants will learn how to identify avian anxiety in a more structured way, and the importance of prioritising the treatment of maladaptive avian. This discussion will cover the diagnosis and potential treatment options, including both medical and husbandry alternatives. Finally, appropriate terminology and communication strategies with owners will be highlighted, leading to better avian welfare.

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April 19th, 2023

Clinical Techniques in Avian Medicine

with Dr. Bob Doneley
Clinical skills are the techniques and abilities professionals use in veterinary settings that relate to patient care such as safe and effective handling of a patient, diagnosing their problems using specific diagnostic skills, administering medication, and providing hospital care.

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April 20th, 2023

The Rabbit Gastrointestinal Syndrome: Stasis vs Obstruction

with Dr. Jade Kingsley
In this program, participants will learn about Rabbit gastrointestinal syndrome, its etiologies, and more specifically learn to differentiate gut stasis from gastrointestinal obstruction. The basic GI anatomy and nutrition of rabbits will first be discussed. Participants will then learn about how to identify underlying etiologies to RGIS with a baseline diagnostic workup including physical examination, radiography and bloodwork. The program will also discuss treatment plans, including the use of fluid therapy, analgesia, antimicrobial use, GITract promotiliy agents, nutritional support as well as surgical interventions.

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Speakers

Deborah Monks

BVSc (Hons) CertZooMed, FANCVSc (Avian Health) DECZM (Avian)

Deborah Monks is the owner of Brisbane Bird and Exotics Service in Queensland, Australia. After graduating from the University of Queensland, Dr. Monks worked in a variety of practices (general, emergency, 50% avian/50% small animal practice), before finally moving to the United Kingdom to start an avian residency at Great Western Referrals. While in England, she obtained her Certificate of Zoological Medicine (CertZooMed). Deborah is also a Diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine and Surgery (Avian) and a Fellow (Specialist) in Avian Medicine and Surgery of the FANCVSc. Dr. Monks is President of the Unusual Pets and Avian Vets Special Interest Group of the Australian Veterinary Association, she is the Examination Chair of the Avian Chapter of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, and is on both the Scientific and Outreach Committees of the European College of Zoological Medicine. She’s served as an online consultant for the Veterinary Information Network for a decade, and has edited two veterinary textbooks, with another one in preparation.

Bob Doneley

Bob Doneley

BVSc FANZCVS (Avian Medicine), Professor - School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland

Dr Bob Doneley is a registered specialist and Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Avian Medicine. He is currently the Head of the Avian and Exotic Pet Service and a Professor at the University of Queensland. He teaches exotic medicine and surgery to both the veterinary and veterinary technology students there. Dr Doneley is also the author of the book, Avian Medicine and Surgery in Practice, now in its second edition, and an Editor of the book, Reptile Medicine and Surgery in Clinical Practice.

Jade Kingsley

Jade Kingsley

BA/BSc, BVSc, PgDip (animal physiology), MANZCVS (Avian Health)

Jade Kingsley is an exotics and wildlife veterinarian. During her veterinary studies she interned in various zoos and wildlife hospitals around the world. After graduating from The University of Sydney in 2012, she worked in both emergency and wildlife hospitals across Australia. In 2018, Jade completed her membership exams in Avian Health (MANZCVS – Avian Health). Since, she has worked exclusively in exotics hospitals, which includes Sydney Exotics and Rabbit Vets. She is passionate about pediatric care, nutrition, and continues to work with various wildlife organizations in her spare time.

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