October 2015

Avian skin essentially consists of the same structures as mammalian skin, namely epidermis and dermis. … more

14 mins

September 2015

ABSTRACT Shell injuries are relatively common in tortoises and terrapins. This can be intimidating to … more

24 mins

In human medicine, it has been clearly demonstrated how important certain foods are for people’s … more

26 mins

They may be smaller in size than the more traditional pet dogs and cats; however, … more

22 mins

August 2015

Feather plucking, feather picking or feather destructive behaviour (FDB) is one of the most common, … more

19 mins

How long has it been in your career as a vet since you have been … more

25 mins

In the first of this two-part article (VT45.31), the life cycle of encephalitozoonosis was discussed, … more

25 mins

Seahorses are incredible fish. Their family (Syngnathidae) are unique among vertebrates in that the males … more

27 mins

Encephalitozoonosis is a significant disease of domestic rabbits, with its seroprevalence internationally recognised. Encephalitozoon cuniculi … more

31 mins

July 2015

The past decade has seen an exponential increase in the number of rodents kept as … more

27 mins

A free symposium on the health, welfare and pathology of reptiles and amphibians was organised under … more

12 mins

The trachea extends from the base of the tongue to the primary bronchi, just within … more

21 mins

May 2015

A one-year-old, neutered male chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera), weighing 555g, was presented with a six to … more

16 mins

April 2015

ABSTRACT The past decade has seen a rapid growth in popularity of small mammals kept … more

23 mins

February 2015

Pododermatitis, often called “sore hocks”, is a chronic, granulomatous, ulcerative dermatitis, which most commonly affects … more

32 mins

November 2014

Snakes are a diverse group of reptiles comprising more than 3,000 species and found throughout … more

28 mins

May 2013

Kevin Eatwell suggests medical options for treating otitis before advising on optimum surgical techniques, precautions and prognosis for rabbit patients.

33 mins

April 2013

Kevin Eatwell, in the first of a two-part article, looks at approaches to the clinical history and diagnosis of all forms of otitis presented in rabbits.

36 mins

December 2012

Vicki Baldrey and Ian Ashpole conclude their article on the blood profiles of exotics, by advising on interpreting the results of blood samples taken from small mammals.

27 mins

June 2009

Jenny Towers examines causes of skin disorders presenting in guinea pigs, such as self-chewed fur, and how treatment methods can include aromatherapy.

20 mins