To be held by Dr. Sue Carstairs, Executive and Medical Director of the Ontario

Turtle Conservation Centre (home of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre)

When:  Thursday, March 30, 2017    9am-4pm

Where: Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre,

1434 Chemong Road, Selwyn, K9J 6X2


Cost:  $75 per person (all proceeds donated to OTCC towards turtle care)

This workshop will be a full day program, and shall include a morning of lecture, and afternoon of hands-on practical experience.  The program includes:

  • Turtle conservation both globally and locally
  • The basics of turtle anatomy and physiology that make their approach to care different than mammals and birds
  • Ontario’s turtle species
  • Rehabilitation of turtles – stepwise approach to successful care
  • Pizza Lunch provided
  • Tour of OTCC’s facility
  • Practical hands-on guide to turtle rehabilitation, utilizing cadavers to illustrate venipuncture techniques, fracture repair techniques, and fluid therapy techniques

Please contact Dr. Sue Carstairs at, to register

Registration will be limited, to allow one-on-one instruction