Avian behaviour, the essentials (for veterinary nurses)
With the increased ownership of intelligent birds, animal care professionals are being sought after far more frequently to assist in dealing with troublesome parrots. From screaming to biting and feather plucking, our avian friends are the victims of numerous physical and mental troubles due to well meaning owners not providing the correct environment for their bird. As a result in many birds being given up for adoption and fall victim euthanasia as a result of their issues. With some relatively simple changes, we can better manage our avian friends. Bird behaviour - not as complicated as you might think.
In case you have missed this webinar, you have the opportunity to watch a recorded version here.
This webinar qualifies for one (1) hour of continuing education.
Tabatha Whitehead VN, TAA
With almost 20yrs experience in the veterinary industry, from general practice to speciality practice. Tabatha has spent the last 10yrs focusing on veterinary industry management. In 2015, Tabatha left full time practice management prior to accepting a role as a Nurse Educator with the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing and begin her own businesses. In addition, Tabatha immersed herself into avian nursing taking on a casual role at Brisbane Bird Vet. Through this experience and her love of parrots, Tabatha has developed a passion for bird behaviour and responsible parrot ownership.