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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Relaxed: fluffed feathers under the beak and on the head, preen, stretch, eye closing slightly, pupils normal size, head low around shoulders, vocalizing quietly, gently playing with a toy or object, one foot tucked up close to the body, rouse, flick its wings or shakes tail, scratches its own head
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 20, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
St. Louis, Mo. -- The Food and Drug Administration is reporting that Purina Mills has recalled specific lots of horse and poultry feed.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 05, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Swindon, Wiltshire, U.K. -- The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) announces that a united effort by teams across the United States, Europe and the Middle East has produced the first songbird genome map -- that of the zebra finch.
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dvm360.com: Nov 16, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
This on-demand AVMA course by Dr. Thomas N. Tully, Jr., will discuss how to determine hydration, anatomic sites utilized for different forms of hydration therapy, different fluid agents commonly used, and how to determine fluid replacement volumes. (1 CE credit)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
The growth of the exotic pets industry brings with it some problems, including illegal imports which raise health concerns.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 26, 2009
Q: A client told me that when he holds his pet bird in his hand and it bites, he corrects the bird by flinging it off his hand and onto the floor. What should I advise this client as far as this method of correcting the bird?
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
A simple ventral midline celiotomy provides limited exposure to most abdominal organs in birds.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
The respiratory system of birds is significantly different, both physiologically and anatomically, from that of mammals.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
When presented with a seizuring dog or cat, the steps to take are familiar to most veterinarians. However, with a non-traditional species, even knowing where and how to administer treatments presents a challenge, as well as what might be common etiologies.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Prolapses from the cloaca can be a serious and often life-threatening condition in birds.