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In an exotic-animal emergency, assess before you address

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 06, 2016

Dr. Julia Whittington explains the importance of taking the time to observe critical exotic pets before diving in with therapeutic measures. ...

Exotic-animal news

Florida officials battling New World screwworm outbreak in the Keys

The worms, affecting Key deer as well as domestic pets, haven't been spotted in the U.S. since 1960.

Kansas State researchers investigate the threat of influenza from amphibians

Equine flu. Canine flu. Now do we have to worry about the frog flu, too?

New York enacts law requiring retailers to provide client education on exotic pet purchases

Sellers of exotic animals must now give clients written care instructions either in print or digital format.

CSU veterinarians rehabilitate ailing African lion

Specialists treat Guero's broken neck and damaged teeth with steroids and dental surgery.

Good as new: CSU Veterinary Hospital’s grizzly patient settled at new home

7-year-old Marley underwent surgery for two broken elbows after being rescued from a roadside park in Georgia.

Exotic-animal medicine

Mind Over Miller: Hold off on choosing your animal specialty

Young veterinary grads will be smarter and more career-flexible if they look to mixed practice for their first job.

In an exotic-animal emergency, assess before you address

Dr. Julia Whittington explains the importance of taking the time to observe critical exotic pets before diving in with therapeutic measures.

Kansas State researchers investigate the threat of influenza from amphibians

Equine flu. Canine flu. Now do we have to worry about the frog flu, too?

What we're reading, watching, skimming: Captive Roman creatures and captivating caprine edition

An exploration of exotic animal capture in ancient Rome and more fuel behind our love of goats—plus cuteness overload from down under.

This penguin can see clearly now; the clouds are gone

A pioneering Texas A&M team hopes the successful cataract surgery will serve as a model for future procedures on elderly penguins.

Avian medicine

In an exotic-animal emergency, assess before you address

Dr. Julia Whittington explains the importance of taking the time to observe critical exotic pets before diving in with therapeutic measures.

State fairs ban live poultry exhibits amid influenza concern

Officials hope to quell the transmission of disease by limiting transport of flocks.

U.S. government makes plans to stockpile avian flu vaccine

Goal is to prepare for potential recurrence of highly pathogenic virus this fall.

Researchers develop new vaccine for lethal disease of pet parrots

Avian Bornavirus causes blindness, heart failure or intestinal blockage.

The exotic pet care toolkit

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.