Often even routine medical procedures on large carnivores require that the animal be anesthetized. Here, Ryan DeVoe, DVM, MSpVM, DACZM, DABVP, clinical veterinarian with Disney’s Animal Kingdom, tells a tale of his staff staying chilled out while attending to a polar bear.
Special report from CVC Kansas City.
Don’t assume you know how to handle every exotic case that falls in your lap.
Dr. Stephen Divers discusses anesthesia in chelonians using a drug that is on its way to being approved for use in the United States.
A contrast enema study helped clinicians detect an intestinal stricture in this exotic pet. See how this diagnostic step can help your reptile patients with similar signs.
Follow this advice to expand your expertise in this area of avian medicine.
Look no further than a backyard for a few of the most popular exotic pets these days.
Organizers hope conference will encourage translational medical programs
Dr. Lori Corriveau shares the common mistakes veterinary practitioners make when dealing with exotic pets.
Devoicing and debeaking are complex veterinary surgical procedures performed on roosters to keep them from making noise and fighting. Dr. Eric Klaphake offers his views on these techniques and how to explain them to clients.