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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.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Egg binding is defined as failure of an egg to pass through the oviduct at a normal rate.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 27, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
St. Paul, Minn. -- A poultry feed typically used by small flock owners has been voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 23, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
The so-called BSE rule will go into effect Monday, but those affected get 6 months to comply.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 16, 2009
Columbus, Ohio -- The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is targeting Ohio's farming practices in an effort to change housing requirements for farm animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 09, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Ithaca, N.Y. -- A new, free tool, produced by Partners in Animal Health at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine, aims to minimize animal disease outbreaks by helping veterinarians and farmers diagnose poultry diseases more quickly.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
The respiratory system of birds is significantly different, both physiologically and anatomically, from that of mammals.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
A simple ventral midline celiotomy provides limited exposure to most abdominal organs in birds.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 26, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians and owners soon may be the only ones allowed to handle exotic animals in Missouri.