Upcoming Professional Development
Behavioral Husbandry Best Practices for Your Animal Welfare Program - AZA Learn
Date: January 30, 2024 30, 2026
Description: Advances in zoo and aquarium professional standards have resulted in the need to better develop animal welfare programs that include animal behavior. Behavioral husbandry has evolved significantly over the last two decades and these programs must be integrated into an animal welfare program. In this course, we discuss a holistic approach to animal welfare.
Animal Transport for Animal Care Professionals - 2024
Date: May 20 23, 2024
Location: Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Description: This course covers the theory, concepts, and practical application of animal transport including animal welfare and safety across all taxa. Role-playing of real life shipping scenarios and hands-on crate design and modification create an interactive class experience.