Course curriculum

    1. Dr Peter Rogers BVSc

    2. ProVet Wildlife Hospital

    3. Wildlife Vet Online Introduction

    4. South African Veterinary Medicine: Past and Present - An Overview

    5. Ethical Dilemmas in Veterinary Care and Medicine

    6. One Health Principles

    7. Types of Wildlife Veterinary Medicine Work in South Africa

    8. Most Common Wildlife Veterinary Scenarios for Vets in South Africa

    9. Artificial Intelligence in Veterinary Medicine and Care

    10. Biggest Challenges for Wildlife Vets in South Africa

    1. Cheetahs

    1. An Overview of African Cheetahs

    2. An Overview of South African Cheetah Conservation

    3. Safeguarding Cheetahs in South Africa

    4. Threats to Cheetahs in South Africa

    5. Successful South African Cheetah Conservation Strategies

    6. The Grey Areas of Cheetah Conservation

    7. Cheetah (Ecology)

    1. Cheetah Ecology Quiz

    1. Cheetah Management - Cheetah Species

    2. Cheetah Management - Neonatal Mortalities (Lecture)

    3. Cheetah Management - Neonatal Mortalities

    4. Cheetah Management - Anaesthetics (Lecture)

    5. Cheetah Management - Anaesthetics

    6. Cheetah Management - Antibiotics (Lecture)

    7. Cheetah Management - Antibiotics

    8. Cheetah Management - Disease and Treatments (Lecture)

    9. Cheetah Management - Disease and Treatments

    10. Cheetah Management - Viruses, Testing and Sampling (Lecture)

    11. Cheetah Management - Viruses, Testing and Sampling

    12. Cheetah Management - Internal and External Parasites (Lecture)

    13. Cheetah Management - Internal and External Parasites

About this course

  • £999.00
  • 295 lessons
  • 48.5 hours of video content

Course highlights

  • Learn at your own pace

    On-demand lessons mean there is no need to wait for drip-fed lessons or monthly releases. Watch, read and learn on replay any time you’re ready.

  • Learn through variety

    A combination of 293 dynamic video, multimedia and text lessons, complemented with assignments, exercises and quizzes.

  • Easy to digest lessons

    48 hours of video lessons, lectures, case studies, real life scenarios and live events, broken down into bite size, easy to digest chunks.

  • 1-on-1 lessons

    Meet and discuss course topics live and 1-on-1 with world renowned wildlife vet Dr Peter Rogers BVSc.

  • 365 days of access

    With plenty of time to take advantage of all course content, you can learn at your own pace.

  • Contribute to conservation

    Our courses are designed on a social enterprise principle - your money goes to protect wildlife and the causes you care about.

Why this is ideal for you

Wildlife Vet Online, presented by Dr Peter Rogers (BVSc), is ideal for students of veterinary science and other biosciences like ecology, zoology, marine biology, and wildlife conservation. Veterinary medicine on African species including: Cheetah, Rhino, Pangolin, Elephant, and Lion, with extras on Wild Dogs, Leopards, Zebra, Large Carnivore Ecology, plus more species to come. Level 4 is fully on-demand plus includes LIVE 1-on-1 time with Dr Rogers.

  • Level 1,2 & 3 Text Lessons (on-demand)

  • Level 1,2 & 3 Video Lessons (on-demand)

  • Level 1,2 & 3 Lesson Transcripts (on-demand)

  • Level 1,2 & 3 Live Events (on-demand)

  • Case Studies (on-demand)

  • Exercises (on-demand)(on-demand)

  • Quizzes (on-demand)

  • eBooks (on-demand)

  • Q&A Sessions (on-demand)

  • Completion Certificate

Course Instructors

ProVet Wildlife Hospital

Dr Peter Rogers BVSc

Wildlife Veterinarian

With decades of experience, Dr Peter Rogers is considered one of the most experienced wildlife veterinarians in the world. He specializes in the capture and veterinary care of some of South Africa’s most endangered species, including the southern white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African elephant, cheetah, African wild dog, African lion, Temminck’s ground pangolin, and many other species.

Dr Debbie English

ProVet Wildlife Hospital Veterinarian

Dr Debbie English joined the Provet Team in January 2020 as our new practice veterinarian, with a talent for surgeries.

Course Collaborators

Wildlife Vet Online Co-Creators

Discover your inner wildlife vet, starting today

"Everything I do, I do as part of a team." ~ Dr Peter Rogers

Wildlife Vet Online FAQ

  • Do I need to sign up for Level 1 before Level 2, 3 or 4?

    Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 are designed to fit different budgets and are not needed to be taken in order. Level 1 is the lowest price package and includes the basics. Level 2 includes everything from Level 1 plus video lessons and transcripts. Level 3 includes everything from Level 1 and 2 plus case studies, ecology and e-books. Level 4 includes everything from Levels 1-3 plus 3 hours 1-on-1 time with Dr Rogers and fully on-demand lessons.

  • Will all information, lessons and resources be released at once and are they available on-demand?

    Level 1, 2 and 3 are all drip fed courses. This means lessons and content are released monthly. You will not have access to everything from day 1. If you would like everything available from day 1 and on-demand then please purchase Level 4 or our individual wildlife courses in the African Wildlife category.

  • How long will I have access to Wildlife Vet Online?

    Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 are available on your account for 365 days regardless of whether you buy the monthly or annual price option.

  • Do I have to be a qualified vet to join the Wildlife Vet Online course?

    All Wildlife Vet Online course levels are primarily designed for vet medicine and vet nurse students, however they have become equally useful for vet professionals and wildlife conservation professionals. Similarly, bioscience students (such as zoology, ecology, marine science etc) have made use of the courses with great success. You do not have to be a qualified vet or conservation professional to find the courses useful. The different levels are designed for different budget levels - the more expensive the more information and lessons you’ll get. Finally, you do not have to do levels 1 to 3 before level 4.

  • If I am thinking about studying veterinary medicine, is Wildlife Vet Online a good course to learn about the industry?

    Wildlife Vet Online is specific to wildlife veterinary medicine and wildlife conservation in South Africa. If those topics interest you then this course would be a terrific addition to your learning and development.

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