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Utilizing Operant Conditioning and Passive Restraint to Identify and Treat a Fungal Infection in a Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) More

2023 Conference

The 2023 IMATA-ABMA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia USA More

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Utilizing Operant Conditioning and Passive Restraint to Identify and Treat a Fungal Infection in a Common Bottlenose Dolphin <em>(Tursiops truncatus)</em>

Utilizing Operant Conditioning and Passive Restraint to Identify and Treat a Fungal Infection in a Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

This paper will highlight how operant conditioning and positive reinforcement has led to the success of a voluntary treatment plan for Makana.

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President's Corner

President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Will Elgar.

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2023 Annual Conference

2023 Annual Conference

The 2023 Annual Conference will be co-hosted by IMATA and ABMA (Animal Behavior Management Alliance) in Atlanta, Georgia from March 5-10.

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In Memoriam - Ed Asper

In Memoriam - Ed Asper

Edward Dean Asper: 1939-2022

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In Memoriam - Sam Ridgway

In Memoriam - Sam Ridgway

Dr. Sam Houston Ridgway, DVM, PhD, DACZM: 1936-2022

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Regional Reports

Regional Reports

Keep up on news from IMATA members around the world.

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Notices and Announcements

Notices and Announcements

Information on upcoming workshops, seminars, conferences, and more

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Back to Basics

Back to Basics

Adapting to Change from One Facility to Another – One of the most exciting times for a trainer is obtaining a job offer at another facility. Regardless of the reason for change, this field especially, experiences staff mobility on a high level.

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What's Up Doc?

What's Up Doc?

Geriatric Supplements in Aquatic and Zoo Animals – As animals age, it is important to know how supplementation can support their health and longevity. There are multiple factors to consider, including support of immunity, eye health and vision, joint health and mobility, and overall comfort.

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Off The Shelf

Off The Shelf

Book Review: Supernavigators: Exploring the Wonders of How Animals Find Their Way, by David Barrie

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IMATA Business

IMATA Board and Committees

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The Editorial Staff

President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Will Elgar.

2023 Annual Conference

2023 IMATA-ABMA Conference Update

In Memoriam - Ed Asper

Edward Dean Asper: 1939-2022

In Memoriam - Sam Ridgway

Dr. Sam Houston Ridgway, DVM, PhD, DACZM: 1936-2022

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Regional Reports

Keep up on news from IMATA members around the world.

Notices and Announcements

Information on upcoming workshops, seminars, conferences, and more

Back to Basics

Adapting to Change from One Facility to Another

What's Up Doc?

Geriatric Supplements in Aquatic and Zoo Animals

Off The Shelf

Book Review: Supernavigators: Exploring the Wonders of How Animals Find Their Way, by David Barrie

Animal Facts

Harbor Seal

Scientific name: Phoca vitulina

Green Conservation

Green House Gas

The New York Times magazine found that an average issue was responsible for creating about a quarter pound of greenhouse gas emissions.