Exotic Petcare - Basic theoretical and practical skills for exotic pets caring by vet nurses

1st week

The trainee is able to identify the species, explains the law (CITES, European, National). He/she knows how and where to find important information about law implementation. The trainee knows CITES, European and national laws concerning exotic species. He/she knows basic husbandry and feeding practice. The trainee is responsible for advising the exotic pet owner about law, husbandry and feeding practice. 

2nd week

The trainee is able to explain and detect the main mistakes in husbandry: terrarium conception, aquarium maintenance or choice and equipment of cages and aviaries. He/she is able to conceive a terrarium or aquarium. The trainee knows the importance of temperature (hot spot), hygrometry and UVB. The trainee is responsible for conceiving a good habitat for the main exotic species studied.

3rd week

The trainee is able to feed hospitalized patients and evaluate pain. The trainee knows how to prepare and check an exotic patient for anesthetic and surgical care. The trainee is responsible for monitoring the patient during induction, anesthesia and recovery.