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Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Course

Regular Price: $247

Special Price: $41

  • 45 Days
  • 2 students have purchased
  • Express
Holly and Hugo
18 Westland Square, Pearse St.,Dublin 2, Ireland 2 See in Google maps


  • Easy to follow
  • Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
  • Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course


If you’re an animal lover and enjoy being outdoors, our Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Course will help you get closer to nature while helping our furry, scaled, and feathered friends. Wildlife rehabilitation involves working with wild animals to ensure they are healthy, safe, and not at risk from environmental factors. You may have stumbled upon an injured or orphaned animal in your backyard or on a nature hike, or you may live in an area that frequently sees forest fires, oil spills, storms, or deforestation. In all these cases, knowledge of wildlife rehabilitation or wild animal rescue can be crucial to saving an animal’s life. You don’t need any prior veterinary knowledge, as this course will start with the basics and cover a lot of groundwork. You’ll learn about responsible wildlife interaction, animal anatomy and physiology, how to treat injuries in birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, how to assist in environmental disasters, and how to safely handle , transport and release wildlife. Whether you just love animals and want to be more involved, or you are looking to volunteer or work in a park, nature reserve or zoo, we’ll equip you with the knowledge and training to prepare you for wildlife rehabilitation.

MODULE 1:  What does being a Wildlife Rehabilitator mean?
  • Why being a wildlife rehabilitator is right for you
  • A normal day for a wildlife rehabilitator
  • How to become a wildlife rehabilitator and get certified
  • How to know when NOT to rescue an animal
  • You rescued an animal, now what?
MODULE 2:  Animal physiology, anatomy, and health
  • Why is it important to understand physiology and anatomy?
  • Basic physiology and anatomy for birds
  • Basic physiology and anatomy for small mammals
  • Basic physiology and anatomy for large mammals
  • Basic physiology and anatomy for reptiles and amphibians
  • Freshwater wildlife
  • How to assess an animal in distress
  • Necessary nutrition facts
MODULE 3:  How to treat common injuries
  • What are the most common injuries dealt with by wildlife rehabilitators?
  • Broken limbs in birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians
  • Orphaned animals
  • Oiled or dirty wildlife
  • Common sicknesses that wildlife rehabilitators see
MODULE 4:  What’s the best way to interact with animals?
  • The difference between interacting with pets and wildlife
  • Keeping the wild, WILD!
  • How to brainstorm the best enrichment projects for your patient
  • Field work in various environments
  • Equipment, gear, vaccines and prep
  • Release! How you know when your animal friend is ready to go back to the wild.
MODULE 5:  Spread the word!
  • Why is education and outreach important?
  • How you can spread the message
  • How to design the right education program for your audience
  • Examples of outreach done by wildlife rehabilitators
  • Volunteering and career path


Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain a Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Online Course.

How to register

By buying the course in Emagister Express, you will obtain an access coupon. We will send you the codes and keys to the coupon. Send the coupon code and the key to info@hollyandhugo.com. The training provider will then give you access to the course.

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