Exotics Club Archive

Tips and tricks for exotic animal surgeries

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herp) MRCVS
RCVS & ECZM Diplomate in zoological medicine
RCVS recognised specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Herpetological)

Category: Exotics Club

Exotic animal surgery may seem daunting with a higher risk of complications. Getting the patient prepared and having confidence in your anaesthetic techniques, analgesia and perioperative care is important. You can then take a deep breath and apply basic principles to improve technique and reduce the time spent operating. In…

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Published on: 19.12.2017
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Computed Tomography – diagnostic aid for Rabbits

Presenter: Jenna Richardson BVM&S MRCVS
Senior Clinician in Rabbit & Exotic Animal Medicine & Surgery
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Category: Exotics Club

With recent advancements in rabbit medicine and surgery, it is now expected that rabbits are provided with the same level of patient care as would be expected for dogs and cats. This means significant improvements have been seen in the diagnostic investigation of rabbit patients. In a number of both…

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Published on: 28.11.2017
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Care of Small Rodents and Common Presenting Conditions

Presenter: Emma Keeble BVSc Dip ZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Lecturer in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Category: Exotics Club

This webinar will review basic facts, handling techniques and clinical examination of the commonly seen small rodent species in general veterinary practice. Common clinical problems seen in guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, mice, hamsters and gerbils will be discussed, including diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. This webinar will be a…

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Published on: 31.10.2017
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Multimodal Analgesia in Small Mammal Patients

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herp) MRCVS
RCVS & ECZM Diplomate in zoological medicine
RCVS recognised specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Herpetological)

Category: Exotics Club

The range of invasive procedures in our small mammal patients is ever increasing along with increased owner requirements. Recognising pain is important as well as considering all options available to appropriately analgese these patients. This webinar covers all aspects of pain relief for small mammal patients while aiming to provide…

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Published on: 28.09.2017
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Management of Otitis Externa in Rabbits

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herp) MRCVS
RCVS & ECZM Diplomate in zoological medicine
RCVS recognised specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Herpetological)

Category: Exotics Club

Otitis is a common problem in rabbits and often underdiagnosed and treated poorly. This webinar covers the essentials and logic for the medical treatment and management of otitis cases in rabbits and provides recommended protocols to use in the clinic.

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Published on: 22.08.2017
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Thymoma in Rabbits

Presenter: Jenna Richardson BVM&S MRCVS
Senior Clinician in Rabbit & Exotic Animal Medicine & Surgery
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Category: Exotics Club

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Published on: 24.07.2017
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An Update on Encephalitozooan Cuniculi Infection in Pet Rabbits

Presenter: Emma Keeble BVSc Dip ZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Lecturer in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Category: Exotics Club

This webinar will review E.cuniculi infection in pet rabbits, including the aetiopathogenesis of this disease and associated clinical signs. Diagnosis can be difficult and the many various diagnostic tests available to the veterinary practitioner can be confusing and the results sometimes difficult to interpret. This webinar will discuss diagnosis of…

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Published on: 27.06.2017
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Critical care of birds

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herp) MRCVS
RCVS & ECZM Diplomate in zoological medicine
RCVS recognised specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Herpetological)

Category: Exotics Club

Birds are commonly presented in clinical practice. They are masters of disguise and hide disease very well so once an owner has spotted their bird is sick, you need to act quickly. This webinar covers the essential elements of avian critical care and stabilisation buying you time to formulate a…

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Published on: 23.05.2017
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Clinical Approach to GI Blockages in Rabbits

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herp) MRCVS
RCVS & ECZM Diplomate in zoological medicine
RCVS recognised specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Herpetological)

Category: Exotics Club

Anorexia and reduced droppings are major clinical signs in rabbits. What should we do with these cases? How do I decide which cases need surgery? There are conflicting and confusing reports in the literature. Don’t panic. This webinar details the successful protocols used at the Royal Dick School of Veterinary…

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Published on: 25.04.2017
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Respiratory Diseases of Rabbits

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herp) MRCVS
RCVS & ECZM Diplomate in zoological medicine
RCVS recognised specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Herpetological)

Category: Exotics Club

Respiratory disease is very common in rabbits. Upper respiratory tract diseases can be complicated to effectively treat and lower respiratory tract diseases can present late in the clinical condition. This webinar summaries the common diagnostics and treatment options available in practice.

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Published on: 04.04.2017
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Analgesia in Exotic Pet Species

Presenter: Emma Keeble BVSc Dip ZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Lecturer in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Category: Exotics Club

Ensuring adequate and appropriate analgesia is paramount for all exotic pet patients. This can be challenging, as there are many variables that should be taken into account. For example, variations in species-specific responses to pain and difficulties with pain assessment in these species, together with a lack of published information…

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Published on: 27.02.2017
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Rabbit Radiographic Techniques

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herp) MRCVS
RCVS & ECZM Diplomate in zoological medicine
RCVS recognised specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Herpetological)

Category: Exotics Club

Imaging rabbits is commonplace. Common presentations such as dental disease, respiratory disease, head tilts, gastrointestinal disease all require imaging to help tailor treatment options and plan future procedures. This presentation will cover the techniques used to radiograph rabbits both when sedated and conscious enabling clinically useful images to be obtained…

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Published on: 31.01.2017
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