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Transylvania Exotics, Zoo and Wildlife International Congress

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 – Sun, 17 Jun 2018

Let me tell you why TEZWIC is such a cool international event:

  • We’re having as speakers, the best veterinarians in the world (ECZM Diplomates in Avian, Herpetology, Small Mammals, Wildlife and Zoo medicine)
  • If you’re a 6th year vet student, you can attend workshops (we strongly believe that practicing your skills before graduation is a big plus to your future medical career)
  • The congress pass is affordable for any veterinarian and vet student (we provide great quality with lower costs in pushing forward your veterinary education)
  • You can choose between attending 1 workshop or a package of 3 workshops (we are offering you the opportunity to learn from the best in this field)
  • Whatever hands-on experience you choose, all of our workshops are affordable (hands-on experience at very low costs, for real!)
  • Your congress pass will give you access to a Junior vet membership for 1 year (it means you will get discounts to future national and international events and you will contribute to a greener future –yes, we plant 1 tree in your name, every time you join us!)
  • On pre-congress day, you will visit the amazing Turda Salt Mine (one of the oldest salt mines in the world –dates back to the 17th century, is 400 feet deep and now is transformed into a breathtaking underground park)
  • There is a Poster presentation competition. The winner gets a TEZWIC 2019 congress pass!
  • Junior veterinarians can present their abstracts by enrolling into the call for papers session.

TEZWIC -Transylvania Exotics, Zoo and Wildlife International Congress brings together in June 13-17 2018, some of the world’s best speakers and specialists in veterinary medicine.

Here are the bravest, smartest and dedicated veterinarians in the world:

Dr.Minh Huynh, Dip.ECZM (Avian), École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort, Paris, France.

Dr.Paolo Selleri, Dip.ECZM (Herpetology and Small Mammals), Clinica per Animali Esotici, Rome, Italy.

Dr.Charly Pignon, Dip.ECZM (Small Mammals), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d’Alfort, France.

Dr.Shane Simpson – (The Reptile Doctor), Karingal Veterinary Hospital, Australia.

Dr.Lionel Schilliger, Dip.ECZM (Herpetology), Dipl.ABVP (Reptile and Amphibian Practice), Clinique Vétérinaire du Village d’Auteuil – Accueil, France.

Dr.Ovidiu Roşu – (Vier Pfoten, Romania)

Dr.Ciprian Petrescu – (ZOO Bucharest, Romania)

Dr.Nils Kley – Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany

Dr.Morena Wernick, Dip.ECZM (Avian), Exoticvet, Switzerland

Dr.Vladimír Jekl, Dip. ECZM (Small Mammals), Czech Republic

Dr.Endre Sós, Dip.ECZM (ZOO Health Management), ZOO Budapest, Hungary

Dr. Norin Chai, Dip.ECZM (ZOO Health Management), Jardin des Plantes | Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle), Paris, France

If you are a veterinarian or a 6th year vet student, you can push-up your medical skills to a new level.


-Orthopedics in birds 

(Workshop held by Dr.Minh Huynh, Dipl.ECZM (Avian) 

Avian orthopedic conditions are the most common presentations in a wildlife rehabilitation center. This wet-lab will present the most common fractures and will consist of practical surgeries on dead birds. Registrants will be trained for bandaging, surgical approaches and tie-in fixation for humeral and tibiotarsal fracture with appropriate surgical equipment.


-First aid

(Workshop held by Dr.Morena Wernick, Dipl.ECZM (Avian), Exoticvet, Switzerland)

How to give first aid procedure to wild animals

-Remote Chemical Immobilisation

(Workshop held by Dr.Ovidiu Roşu, Vier Pfoten)



(Workshop held by Dr.Charly Pignon, Dipl.ECZM (Small Mammals)

-Examination of teeth in chinchillas, rabbits and guinea pigs.

-Imaging techniques of dental disorders

-Live animals examination of dental problems

-Management of dental disorders



-Reptile necropsy

(Workshop held by Dr.Shane Simpson, Karingal Veterinary Hospital, Australia)

-Reptile ultrasound

(Workshop held by Dr.Lionel Schilliger, Dipl.ECZM (Herpetology) and  Dr.Frédéric Gandar (Res. ECZM, Herpetology, Université de Liège)



-Package of 3 workshops (you can choose whatever workshops you would like to attend, from any category)

-1 Workshop (whatever workshop you would like to attend, from any category)

*Workshops are addressed to veterinarians and 6th year veterinary students with knowledge and interest in exotics, zoo and wildlife.


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