Wolf Haven International hosted their 10th annual Wildlife Handling and Chemical Immobilization seminar this week which offers students hands on experience in examining and handling wolves which they can use out in the field.The annual course is one of only two in the U.S. that offer hands-on experience with wolves and is taught by instructor Dr. Mark Johnson, director of Global Wildlife Resources, Inc. explains the course's goal in the introduction, with Dr. Jerry Brown, of Yelm Veterinary Hospital and Dr. Kim Martin from Hawk's Prairie Veterinary Hospital also instructing.Video by Steve Bloom
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Dr. Kim Martin, center, a veterinarian from Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital, offers advice about blood drawing Thursday as Wolf Haven International hosted its 10th annual Wildlife Handling and Chemical Immobilization course near Tenino. Students received practical experience in examining and handling wolves. The course is one of only two in the United States that offers hands-on experience with wolves. It is taught by veterinarians Martin; Dr. Mark Johnson, director of Global Wildlife Resources Inc.; and Dr. Jerry Brown from Yelm Veterinary Hospital.