Exotic MedicineAll patients should be comfortable when in the clinic. This certification program from Fear Free can teach veterinary nurses—the main handlers of the patients—how to properly handle avian species.
LSU veterinarians built a special wheelchair for Pedro, an adult male box turtle missing both back legs.
The surge in ownership of exotic animals has contributed to an increase in owners seeking veterinary care for their pets.
Exotic MedicineThe challenge? A Moluccan cockatoo named Chula who had been engaging in self-mutilating behavior and hated being restrained. Here’s how a veterinary team helped her recover.
Thanks to an effective three-fold partnership between the Pittsburgh Zoo and the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (PVSEC) and PetCure Oncology, a Sea Lion has a new lease on life.
An estimated 20 million animals, including more than 130 differing species throughout the food chain, die each year from lead poisoning, according to the Humane Society of the United States.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareThis case report describes a caprine patient with this rare injury that successfully survived the initial injury and unique surgical fixation and had a successful postoperative recovery, to which extensive physical rehabilitation partly contributed.
DentistryVeterinary technicians play a vital role in educating rabbit owners about prevention and early detection, as well as assisting veterinarians with diagnosing and treating dental disease.
As with cats and dogs, periodontal disease in ferrets may go unnoticed by owners; therefore, many ferrets end up silently suffering from oral pain.