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AQUAVET® III – Clinical Aspects of Captive Aquatic Animal Medicine
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AQUAVET® III: Clinical Aspects of Captive Aquatic Animal Medicine is a 5 week course (following AQUAVET® I – 27 June to 1 August 2021) and is limited to a small number of students. The venues include GA Aquarium, U of GA and Dolphinaris, Cancún, México.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/27/2021 to 8/1/2021
When: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Where: Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, GA; University of Georgia; Dolphinaris in Cancún, México
United States

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AQUAVET® III – Clinical Aspects of Captive Aquatic Animal Medicine

The course is designed for veterinary students and veterinarians who have specific interest in working in an aquarium or dolphinarium.

Duration: 5 weeks following AQUAVET® I  - June 27 to August 1, 2021 - Prerequisite: AQUAVET® I

The course will be presented in three different venues. The first two weeks are focused on all of the animals found in a typical aquarium and will be held at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, GA. The next week focuses on endoscopy and surgery of reptiles and fish taking place at the University of Georgia. The final two weeks take place at Dolphinaris in Cancún, México, where students focus on dolphin medicine including learning to take and analyze samples and hands-on learning of dolphin ultrasound.

Fee: $3,800 for full-time veterinary students. This includes tuition, room and many meals. (Actual costs are much higher, but are covered by anonymous donors.)

Detailed information about the courses is available on our website.  The specific course programs for each course in 2019 are also listed there.

Applications for admission are due by January 15, 2021. The application is available on our website. You will receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of your completed application and supporting materials. 

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