How We Can Help You?
We are pleased to assist our colleagues with questions regarding surgery and medicine of exotic pets. Services include:
• Brief telephone consultations
• Full case evaluations
• Custom designed continuing education for you
and your staff
Please click the “How Can We Help You” link on the left or the picture of the gecko for more information.
**We are closed every Wednesday from 12-2pm for staff training.**
Observations from Angela Lennox, DVM
Increasing light cycles can lead to elevated reproductive hormone levels in some pet birds, especially birds receiving unintended stimuli from well-intentioned owners. Reproductive activity in pet birds can be temporary and of little serious consequence; however, in many cases chronic … Continue reading
Human euthanasia of exotics pets can be challenging, especially in smaller patients, and when owners wish to be present. Methods typically used in traditional pet species, in particular the use of IV euthanasia agents in the conscious pet, are often … Continue reading
Dr. Swisher attended the exotics session at the North American Veterinary Conference in February, 2017. Here are some highlights from the Exotic Companion Mammal (ECM) sessions: a) Endocrinology: Some endocrine diseases have long been recognized in ECM, including adrenal disease and insulinoma in … Continue reading
A 3-year-old female rabbit presented for vague signs (decreased appetite and stool, less active), and physical examination findings (mild abdominal discomfort upon palpation) consistent with Rabbit Gastrointestinal Syndrome (RGIS). What is your next diagnostic or treatment step? Many underlying disease … Continue reading