Exotics Club Archive

Parrots - New bird wellness exam

Presenter: Tom Dutton
BVM&S CertAVP(ZooMed) DipECZM(avian) MRCVS Clinical Lead Exotics
RCVS BVM&S CertAVP(ZooMed) DipECZM(avian) MRCVS

Category: Exotics Club

This webinar will cover all aspects of a new bird health check. Covering common species including parrots and raptors - Tom will discuss history, examination and selecting appropriate disease testing. Aspects of quarantine and biosecurity will also be discussed when introducing new birds to an existing flock/group.

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Published on: 28.06.2022
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Common conditions in pet ferrets

Presenter: Dr. Emma Keeble BVSc Dip ZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Royal (Dick) School of Vet Studies
Edinburgh University

Category: Exotics Club

Ferrets are engaging, inquisitive animals and their popularity as pets has increased over recent years. They belong to the Mustelid family (being related to badgers, otters and pine martens) and are carnivorous mammals. This webinar will review common problems seen in pet ferrets in veterinary practice, including an update on…

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Published on: 23.05.2022
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Megacolon syndrome in rabbits

Presenter: Dr Nadene Stapleton BVSc, MRCVS, CertAVP(ZM)

Category: Exotics Club

This webinar provides practical, evidenced based advice on diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal stasis in rabbits. It includes case management strategies for both simple and more complex cases including gastrointestinal obstructions and liver lobe torsions. This webinar is designed for the busy practitioner who wants easy to follow, up to…

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Published on: 25.04.2022
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Pain and Analgesia in Rabbits

Presenter: Livia Benato
DVM MScR CertZooMed , GPCert(ExAP), DipECZM, MRCVS

Category: Exotics Club

Pain management in rabbits has improved greatly during the last twenty years. When pain is not treated adequately, it can be a very debilitating experience for the animal that suffers it. It is paramount to be up to date on how to assess pain in rabbits and what pain assessment…

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Published on: 23.03.2022
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How to manage the snuffly rabbit

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

Category: Exotics Club

Rabbits are the third most common mammalian species now kept as pets in the UK. Rabbit medicine is rapidly evolving as client increasingly demand a higher standard of veterinary care for their pets. Respiratory problems are commonly encountered in pet rabbits but often represent a challenge to the veterinarian dealing…

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Published on: 28.02.2022
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Preventative medicine in zoos

Presenter: Michelle Barrows BSc BVMS PGCertConsMed (Avian) DipECZM (ZHM)

Category: Exotics Club

Preventative medicine is an essential part of caring for zoo animals and all the more important given that many species have evolved the ability to hide signs of illness, so that clinical signs only become apparent when disease is well advanced and more difficult to treat. The Secretary of State’s…

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Published on: 31.01.2022
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