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What Parrots Want: The Importance and Use of Foraging and Environmental Enrichment for Birds
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When: Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: Christal Pollock, DVM, DABVP

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R.A.C.E.-approved webinar

What Parrots Want:
The Importance and Use of Foraging and Environmental Enrichment for Birds

Presenter: Yvonne R.A. van Zeeland, DVM, MVR, PhD, DECZM (Avian), DECZM (Small Mammal)

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 3 pm EDT (UTC -4)


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Lecture Objectives will include:

  • Parrots in captivity versus parrots in the wild
    • Species-typical behaviors of wild parrots
    • Captive living environments
  • Environmental enrichment
    • Types of enrichment
    • Effects of environmental enrichment on behavior, health, and welfare of captive parrots
  • Research to identify the behavioral needs of psittacine birds

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R.A.C.E.-approved Continuing Education

This program was reviewed and approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) Registry of Continuing Education (R.A.C.E.) program for 1 hour of continuing education in jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB R.A.C.E. approval.

Please contact AAVSB R.A.C.E. program if you have any comments or concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

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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 recipes 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 provide dietary enrichment.

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Christal Pollock, DVM, DABVP
Lafeber Company Veterinary Consultant

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