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FREE, live, interactive LafeberVet webinar R.A.C.E.-approved for 1h of continuing education* Reproductive Disease in Reptiles

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
2:00 PM
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Christal Pollock

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FREE, live, interactive LafeberVet webinar
R.A.C.E.-approved for 1h of continuing education*Reproductive Disease in Reptiles

Presenter:Joanna Hedley, BVM&S DZooMed (Reptilian) DECZM (Herpetology) MRCVS of the Royal Veterinary College

February 27, 2019- 2 pm EST (New York)
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Reptile reproduction can be a confusing topic due to the variety of normal reproductive strategies found throughout different reptile species. Nevertheless it important to understand normal reproductive processes to correctly approach some commonly seen problems. This R.A.C.E.-approved, web-based seminar will first discuss normal reproductive strategies of reptiles, including important reproductive anatomy and physiology. Three clinically important conditions, pre-ovulatory or follicular stasis, post-ovulatory dystocia, and cloacal prolapse, will then be explored in detail.


Lecture Topics will include:

  • Normal reproductive strategies
    • Anatomy
      • Differences between reptile classes
      • Gender ID
    • Physiology
      • Oviparity
      • Viviparity
      • Incubation, hatch
      • Sex determination
  • Pre-ovulatory or follicular stasis
  • Post-ovulatory dystocia
  • Cloacal prolapse

Registration opens February 11, 2019

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*This program776 33856is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 1.00 CE credits to any one veterinarian: and/or 1.00 veterinary technician CE credit. This RACE approval is for Category Two: Non-Scientific-Clinical using the delivery method of Interactive-Distance/Non-Interactive-Distance. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements. RACE does not "accredit" or "endorse" or "certify" any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.

About LafeberVet

LafeberVet is an ever-growing online library of exotic animal medicine videos, articles, client education material, forms, questionnaires, and much more. Provided by Lafeber Company, LafeberVet is for use by veterinarians, veterinary nurses, wildlife rehabilitators, students in these fields, as well as allied professionals. Access to much of LafeberVet's content is restricted however, registration is free.

About Lafeber Company

Lafeber Company was built by a father-son team of veterinarians with a shared love of animals and a special passion for birds. Dr. T.J. Lafeber developed the very first commercial bird food pellets in the back room of his veterinary clinic in the early 1970′s. Today, our exotic animal diets and critical care formulas are developed by his son, Dr. Ted Lafeber, III along with top veterinarians and nutritionists. An independent laboratory tests every diet to insure optimum pet health. Lafeber Company also consults leading experts in behavior so that our diets promote dietary enrichment.

Additional questions or concerns?

Contact Christal Pollock, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)
Lafeber Company Veterinary Consultant


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