November 2016

Guen Bradbury discusses the often practised habit of picking up rabbits and why an increasing body of evidence suggests this is unacceptable for owners and vets.

26 mins

Elisabetta Mancinelli describes methods and locations to obtain blood, and volumes considered safe to withdraw in small exotics.

24 mins

Nadia Wiseman and Livia Benato look at caring for this prey species while at the clinic and provide a stress-free environment to help give them a better chance to progress and fully recover.

24 mins

While disorders of parrots' endocrine systems are rare, Yvonne van Zeeland insists the principles of diagnosis and treatment in mammals are a good starting point in suspected cases.

32 mins

October 2016

Elisabetta Mancinelli presents the second of a two-part article in the latest of her Exotics Encounters series.

22 mins

Marie Kubiak discusses caring for some uncommon members of the squirrel family kept as pets in the UK, including Siberian chipmunks and Richardson’s ground squirrels.

20 mins

September 2016

Elisabetta Mancinelli tackles another topic in unusual pets in her latest Exotic Encounters column.

22 mins

Elisabetta Mancinelli looks at the causes, preventive measures and methods of treatment for urinary stones found in this species.

20 mins

August 2016

Elisabetta Mancinelli provides advice on more unusual creatures in her latest Exotic Encounters.

24 mins

Vetacademy has added a course on aquatic medicine for vets, vet technicians and aquarists working in the aquarium and aquaculture fields who wish to fast-track their knowledge and skills.

3 mins

July 2016

Elisabetta Mancinelli chooses an ophthalmology topic for her latest Exotics Encounters article.

18 mins

Mónica Guerrero-Méndez discusses safe steps for ensuring a safe hibernation for tortoises, including the best advice to provide owners before starting and medical problems that can occur.

28 mins

Marie Kubiak outlines how many treatment principles for cats and dogs apply to this species and the importance of gentle handling if presented with one in practice.

28 mins

June 2016

Elisabetta Mancinelli discusses rabbit nutrition, a crucial area for the animal, but one many owners are neglecting to get right, in the latest of Exotic Encounters column.

21 mins

Fiona Froehlich and Neil Forbes give advice on various hazards bird owners should be aware of when looking after their pets at home.

20 mins

Shivananden Sawmy analyses a case of an adult male lionhead leporid presenting with suspected lead poisoning in terms of pathogenesis, signs, diagnosis and treatment options.

34 mins

May 2016

Elisabetta Mancinelli shares highlights of lectures, clinical abstracts and nursing streams targeted at exotic animal medicine.

27 mins

Brigitte Lord discusses setting up a freshwater aquarium and the common mistakes made by owners, such as the quality of water used and overstocking issues.

23 mins

Elisabetta Mancinelli looks at the anatomical and physiological peculiarities of domestic rabbits, compared to more traditional species, and why they need to be known to ensure they are dealt with safely and more efficaciously.

22 mins

Lesa Thompson discusses the ways rabbit health can be assessed at home and in the veterinary surgery as a means to prevent diseases and improve overall demeanour

15 mins