Webinar: Small ruminants for vets in practice

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About the course

Key Areas

  • Case based presentations to cover:
  • - Dermatology
  • - Urinary tract disease
  • - Neurological conditions
  • - Bloat
  • - Toxic plants
  • - Reproductive disorders
  • Kiddings - pitfalls and tips - a goat is not a sheep!
  • Legalities of keeping and moving small ruminants
  • Interpreting small ruminant haematology and biochemistry

About this course

Sheep and goats as pets – are you prepared?

There are now significant numbers of small ruminants kept as pets in the UK, with owners wishing to seek veterinary advice and help as they would other pets. This course aims to help clinicians from a variety of practice backgrounds approach and treat these cases more confidently.

This course will cover some of the most common problems encountered in general practice with small ruminants (sheep and goats). Husbandry and the common owner pitfalls, as well as legalities of keeping these pets will also be covered.

Why do this course?
You will develop greater confidence in diagnosing and treating pet small ruminants.

This webinar can be purchased as part of a series:

Webinar topics:
Smallholder pigs for vets in practice - Friday 15th June
Common diseases in alpacas – case management (individual and herd), therapeutics and prevention - Friday 22nd June
Small ruminants for vets in practice – Friday 29th June

Course details
Course format: Live webinar with an opportunity for Q&As with the lecturer plus access to recorded version for 2 weeks
Course length: Two hours

Course fee: £125 full series or £50* per webinar

*Recorded version will be available to purchase for £30 approximately two weeks after the live course date.


Lecturer in Large Animal and Production Animal Medicine 
The Royal Veterinary College 

James Adams, BVSc FHEA MRCVS 
Staff Clinician in Farm Animal Internal Medicine 
The Royal Veterinary College 

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