Exotics Club Archive

Veterinary care of elderly rabbit patients

Presenter: Emma Keeble
BVSc MRCVS,Dip Zoo Med (Mammalian)

Category: Exotics Club

Pet rabbits are living longer due greater owner awareness of husbandry, housing and diet requirements for this species. It is not unusual now for rabbits to live to ten years and above, whereas previously 5-6 years was considered old. Owners and veterinary staff are also better educated as to signs…

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Veterinary care and rehabilitation of wild hedgehogs

Presenter: Dr Liz Mullineaux
BVM&S, DVM&S, CertSHP, FRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Wildlife Medicine

Category: Exotics Club

The European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) is the British wild mammalian most frequently presented to wildlife centres and veterinary practices. It is also a species that is increasingly endangered and considered ‘vulnerable’ on the UK Mammal Society Red List. Despite this, veterinary surgeons are very poorly equipped to deal with these…

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Diagnosis and treatment of dental disease in rabbits

Presenter: Dr Nadene Stapleton BVSc, MRCVS, Cert AVP (Zoo Med)

Category: Exotics Club

Dental disease in rabbits is an extremely common condition which is both underdiagnosed and over diagnosed. This presentation highlights the normal dental anatomy of rabbits and how this relates to the development of dental disease. The underlying causes of dental disease are multifactorial and often preventable. You will learn how…

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E.cuniculi in Rabbits

Presenter: Elisabetta Mancinelli
DVM CertZooMed Dipl. ECZM (Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery) MRCVS
European Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery)

Category: Exotics Club

Encephalitozoonosis is primarily seen and considered a significant disease of domestic rabbits and its seroprevalence is internationally recognised. Farm and laboratory rabbits have been known for a long time as target species but according to a survey published in 2006, healthy domestic rabbits also show specific antibodies against this parasite…

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Rabbit Skull Radiographs

Presenter: Aidan Raftery MVB CertZooMed MRCVS Clinical Director

Category: Exotics Club

This webinar will cover all aspects of rabbit skull radiography. What views to take, how to position the patient for each view. The points to look for to assess the diagnostic value of the image and the pitfalls associated with malposition. Reading and interpreting the radiographs is covered with guidance…

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