Virtual Workshop: Exotics & Pocket Pet Exams
September 12, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
What do a snake, a rabbit, and a chinchilla have in common? They’ll all be examined by Ross Vet Alumnus, Dr. Mark Salemi in our upcoming virtual workshop! Experience a day in the life of a mixed animal veterinarian, and learn the basics of conducting a routine exam on a variety of species.
This is your opportunity to:
- Learn to check the vital signs of a snake, rabbit, and chinchilla
- Identify commonly seen illnesses and issues in exotic and pocket pets
- See how to properly handle a snake during a medical exam
- Bonus: Examine real-life exotics surgical cases treated by Dr. Salemi at his practice
There will be plenty of time during this event for a live Q&A to answer any additional questions you may have. Save your seat by registering below!
About Our Host
Dr. Mark Salemi graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine after earning his degree in biology from St. John’s University in Queens, New York. At Ross Vet, his training included large animal medicine and surgery at England’s University of Liverpool School of Veterinary Medicine, and small animal medicine and surgery at Canada’s University of Guelph Veterinary School. He additionally held a preceptorship with the New York State Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo prior to his graduation in 1987.
Dr. Salemi is the owner and partner of Northside Animal Hospital, specializing in wild, zoo, and exotic animals and served as one of the staff veterinarians at the Staten Island Zoo for over 10 years. Northside also maintains a close working relationship with the New York City Parks Department, caring for injured wildlife and the New York City Board of Health.