December 2015

Parrots are now very popular pets. They are beautiful, intelligent animals and they fascinate people. … more

8 mins

November 2015

As testament to their adaptability and endearing nature, rabbits have successfully made the transition from … more

23 mins

Shell injury is one of the most common reasons for a tortoise to be presented … more

36 mins

October 2015

Many of the same principles apply regardless of species when it comes to a sick … more

38 mins

Improvements over the past 20 years in how we provide medical and surgical care for … more

30 mins

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

Bruce Maclean offers an insight into the fascinating world of seahorses, detailing their biology and offering advice on treatment of disease in the various species.

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