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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.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Although the principles of examination and care are universal in all species, familiarity with normal anatomy is essential in recognizing abnormal conditions.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Fractures in small mammals generally involve the femur, tibia, and occasionally the humerus.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Endotracheal intubation is the placement of a tube that extends from the oral cavity into the trachea.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Pneumonia is a common presenting complaint in exotic companion mammals.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Pancreatic islet beta cell tumors, more commonly known as insulinomas, have been well recognized and well documented in ferrets over the last 20 years.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Adrenocortical disease (ACD, adrenal gland disease, hyperadrenocorticism) is a common malady affecting middle-aged to older ferrets with no sex predilection.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 25, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Although, of course, ferrets are not just small cats or dogs, the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in ferrets does mirror that used in cats and dogs, and ferrets often develop similar heart problems.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 10, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
A new resource for exotic animal enthusiasts has been launched by the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
In general, ferrets are hardy and make excellent surgical candidates.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Foreign body ingestion is particularly a problem in ferrets less than one year of age.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
One of the main reasons for neutering exotic pet mammals is to control reproduction.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Endocrine diseases in ferrets have been attributed to genetics, early-age neutering, diet, and photoperiod.