Please note

This course is postponed until 2021. We will inform you of the new dates and location, when we have further information.

Principal Course Master:

Dr. Charly Pignon, Dipl. ECZM (FR)

Course Masters:

Dr. Thomas Michael Donnelly, Dipl. ACLAM, Dipl. ABVP (ECM), Dipl. ECZM (SM) (FR)


Small Mammals are more and more popular worldwide, and there is more demand from the owners to have the best quality of care for their animals like with dogs and cats. Small Mammals Medicine is a relatively new specialty with an important amount of new scientific data published. It could be difficult to remain updated in this context.
This Small Mammals Course is aimed to the practitioners who are willing to improve their knowledge on these species and to develop this type of consultation in their practice.
Course Objectives
– to acquire a solid theorical (through lectures) and a practical (through wetlabs) expertise to develop a small mammal consultation.

– to master clinical reasoning allowing the management of the main pathologies the principal Small Mammal species seen in consultation.

Preliminary Program (Subject to change)

Monday, 29 June 2020
Nutrition 1h
Urinary 1h
Gastroenterology 2h
Workshop: anatomy and clinical techniques (intraosseous catheter, epidural, lacrimal duct flush, intubation…) 4h
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Respiratory 2h
Endocrinology 2h
Workshop: hematology, cytology on microscopes + biochemistry (interactive cases) 4h
Wednesday, 1 July 2020
Dermatology 2h
Oncology 1h
Reproduction 1h
Workshop: radiology (interactive cases) and ultrasound 4h
Thursday, 2 July 2020
Cardiology 30 min + neurology 30 min
Soft tissue surgery 2h
Orthopedic surgery 1h
Workshop: soft tissue and orthopedic surgery 4h
Friday, 3 July 2020
Ophthalmology 1h
Anesthesia and analgesia 2h
Dentistry 1h
Workshop: dentistry and surgery of the head 4h


Total hours: 40

ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA

ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): TBA


Registration and fees
Tuition fee: Euro 2.150.-

Early registration: Euro 2.050-

(deadline for FULL early registration payment: 24th January 2020)
Course location
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162A Avenue de la Faïencerie / Limpertsberg, Luxembourg

University of Luxembourg, 162 Avenue de la Faiencerie, 1511 Luxembourg, Luxemburg

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