This year The Veterinary and Pharmaceutical University of Brno is organizing an international summer school of exotic medicine and surgery. The school si traditionally very popular among czech and foreign students. The five-day course kicked off on the thirteenth of July.
The event is organized by the Clinic of birds, reptiles and small mammals, in cooperation with the Clinic of foul, birds, reptiles and fish in Vienna. In the hands-on oriented course, students learn basic clinical procedures for exotic birds, reptiles and small mammals. UVPS Brno specialists demonstrate to those participating the basics of handling exotic animals, taking and analyzing blood samples, radiographic evaluation and parasitological examination. The school culminates in the presentation of anesthesiology and surgery techniques. On the final day of the course the students learn about basic techniques of diagnostic endoscopy.