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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The ferrets are mammals in the Mustelid family.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 15, 2007
Dr. Jeffery Jenkins demonstrates basic handling and restraint in rabbits.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 15, 2007
Dr. Jenkins demonstrates a general physical examination in rabbits.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2007
Rabbits naturally prefer to have a specific site for elimination, so you can easily train your rabbit to eliminate in a litter box.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2007
If a pet rabbit frequently thumps, this indicates that the environment is too stimulating or threatening.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2006
This article reviews the recent literature, common clinical presentations, and current recommendations on diagnosing and treating knemidocoptiasis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2006
Neurologic diseases are relatively common in companion rabbits and are being identified more frequently because of owners' greater interest in providing better healthcare to their pets, better-trained veterinarians, and improved diagnostic aids.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
When a pet bird breaks off the tip of its beak, apply a few drops of tissue glue to seal the wound edge.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
At our mainly exotics practice, we found it hard to return children's pet parakeets and hamsters to them in cardboard boxes after the pets passed away.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
The best way to get these active little patients to hold still for examinations, injections, weighing, or blood draws is to give them some FerreTone (8 in 1).
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2006
Historically, cats have been considered to be resistant to influenza virus infections.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2006
In recent months, several rapid-fire and unfortunate developments have occurred in the avian influenza situation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2006
A 6.5-year-old neutered male ferret was presented for evaluation of anorexia and a six-month history of progressive abdominal enlargement.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Before trimming a bird's wings, make sure the owner understands the procedure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Before trimming a bird`s wings, make sure the owner understands the procedure. Most important, the owner should know that wing trims are not meant to completely keep birds from flying. I designed this handout for my bird-owning clients, so we can discuss wing trims before they are performed. --Dr. Jeffrey Rhody, Laurel, Md.