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dvm360.com: Apr 30, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Whether your practice sees exotic pets or you simply field a phone call every now and then, arm your team to educate clients on exotic pet care using these tools.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 13, 2012
By dvm360.com staff
Common commercial rodenticide thought to be cause of poisoning.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Healthy ferrets: Inquisitive, alert and curious, bright eyes, will often eat if offered favored treats
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Tumor of the beta cells in the pancreas that secrete excessive levels of insulin.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 16, 2009
It's believed to be the second confirmed case in a cat, and its owners had the virus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 09, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill. -- The American Veterinary Medical Association has made new information available on its Web site for veterinarians and pet owners who have questions about H1N1 influenza in light of recent detection of the virus in an Iowa cat.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2009
In general, ferrets are hardy and make excellent surgical candidates. A complete physical examination and appropriate pre-operative laboratory tests are essential parts of successful surgery.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2009
Foreign body (FB) ingestion is particularly a problem in ferrets less than one year of age. Young ferrets enjoy chewing on and ingesting soft rubber such as latex or foam rubber, cork, and occasionally cloth material.
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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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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Ferrets are very similar to more 'traditional' companions in many ways. They also develop many similar disease processes.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Although many diseases of the urinary and genital systems are similar in many aspects in all mammals, there are features and presentations which are unique to certain species.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Respiratory diseases in small mammals can be challenging. Although anatomy is similar, there are variations in anatomy that can predispose to certain diseases, or can interfere with interpretation of test results.
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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
Although the principles of critical care are universal in all species, veterinarians face a unique set of challenges when dealing with small mammals.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
One of the main reasons for neutering exotic pet mammals is to control reproduction.