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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Reptiles take a very long time to get sick. Likewise, amphibians tend to hide disease for prolonged periods.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Clinicians working with "exotic species" should establish consistent anesthetic and analgesic protocols to manage cases that require diagnostic or surgical procedures.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Parasites are a common finding in wild-caught and captive small exotic mammals.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
To date there have been very few pharmacokinetic studies published in reptiles, and with only limited numbers of antibiotics.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Reptiles take a very long time to get sick. By the time they show signs of disease, their condition is usually advanced.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
The majority of the reptile cases presented to veterinarians are dehydrated as a result of a chronic disease.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
In general, all reptiles are covered with scales. They can have four legs, or none.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Marsupials have some of the most unique anatomic and physiologic features among members of the Class Mammalia.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Thermal burns in reptiles are one of the most common injuries seen by herp veterinarians.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
With the growing popularity of exotic pets in the United States, the incidence of zoonotic diseases attributed to these pets should be expected to rise.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
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The ferrets are mammals in the Mustelid family.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Influenza virus is an ancient virus that has affected man for many centuries.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
When one speaks of pain management in dogs they are discussing one species with research to back up their statements.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
What is meant by small mammals? Small mammals in this document refer to those species commonly kept as pets, not including dogs and cats, for example, rodents (rats, mice, chinchillas, guinea pigs), rabbits, and ferrets.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
When one speaks of pain management in dogs they are discussing one species with research to back up their statements.