2013-2014 ARAV Student Chapters & Contacts
Colin McDermott, Educational Committee Chair
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), Sanibel Island, Florida. Full program description: Florida, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. Each year, CROW’s nonprofit hospital and rehabilitation center provides care for more than 3500 patients representing over 200 species of native and migratory birds, mammals and reptiles (including sea turtles) on Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Our mission is to advance the health, welfare, and conservation of wildlife through research, education, and cutting edge medical and surgical care. Visit our website at www.crowclinic.org for more information. Stipend is $10,000 per annum. Application includes copy of CV, letter of intent, and 3 references emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For any questions not answered on the website, please email us or call CROW at (239) 472-3644, ext. 226. Internship available January 1, 2014. Deadline for application is Oct 15, 2013.
Animal House of Chicago is offering internships with emphasis on exotic pets. This is a three doctor small animal practice in Chicago that sees 80% exotics of which 35% are reptiles and amphibians (approx. 10 reptile/amphibian patients per day), 30% birds, and 35% small mammals. Complete information on these opportunities can be obtained from: Animal House of Chicago, 2752 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625. Phone 773-878-8002; Fax 773-878-0546 or E-mail:Exotxdr@aol.com. Visit the website AnimalHouseOfChicago.com
ARAV Student Poster Competition
The ARAV Education Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 Student Poster Contest held in Indianapolis.
Coinfection with multiple viruses in European pond turtles (Emys orbicularis) by Anke Stöhr
Health screening in the critically endangered golden lancehead (Bothrops insularis) in captivity by Rogério L. Zacariotti