Nunoa Project and North American Camelid Studies Program

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  • 1 week camelid veterinary practice course
  • 3 to 4 weeks working in international veterinary medicine in the southern Peruvian Andes with alpaca farmers
1. intensive 1 week camelid practice course with hands on training and lectures; handling, physical examinations, nutrition, practical reproduction, reproductive problem solving, infectious diseases, vaccinations, GI parasite diagnosis and control
2. 3-4 weeks working with Dr. Purdy and Nunoa Project veterinarians in the southern Peruvian Andes with alpaca farmers; performance of ultrasound pregnancy examination, treatment of skin disease, evaluation of breeding males, training Peruvian alpaca farmers, field necropsies, GI parasite diagnosis, neonatal examinations
Dr Purdy is President of Nunoa Project and Director of thew North American Camelid Studies Program; he is an experienced speaker and teacher in the US and internationally; Member of the Global Outreach Task Force of the Society for Theriogenology Foundation
  • books
  • course materials provided
  • hands on work with alpacas at the teaching and research farm and on regional US and Peruvian farms
  • on line resources available for viewing and download on all subjects
full participation in all hands on work and class participation in lectures; team working in Peru and the US
8 hours per day during the work and class periods
yes in Peru, no in the US
Nunoa Project and North American Camelid Studies Program
Stephen R. Purdy, DVM
150 Fearing Street #101
Amherst, MA 01003
413-658-7718
413-658-7718
srpurdy [at] nunoaproject [dot] org
Stephen R. Purdy, DVM
Posted: 02/14/14