Exotics Club Archive

Indications for Computerised Tomography in Reptiles

Presenter: Martyn Lewis BSc (Hons) BVM&S MRCVS
Senior Clinical Scholar in Herpetology, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Category: Exotics Club

Computed tomography (CT) is particularly attractive when it comes to disease investigation in reptiles. Localisation of pathology in this group is commonly hampered by non-specific clinical signs and a range of unique anatomical features, which makes examination and more traditional imaging a challenge to interpret. This is especially true for…

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Published on: 27.11.2018
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The Avian Consultation

Presenter: Bronwyn Koterwas BVM&S MRCVS
Clinician in Rabbit, Exotic Animal & Wildlife Medicine and Surgery

Category: Exotics Club

Are you looking to simply survive an avian consult or actually expand your exotics clientele? In this webinar you will learn top tips for the general practitioner in order to successfully navigate an avian consultation: what questions to ask the owner, the best husbandry advice, and safe (for staff and…

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Published on: 30.10.2018
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Dealing with pet fish

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herpetological and Small Mammals) MRCVS
RCVS recognised specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Herpetological Medicine

Category: Exotics Club

Pet fish are often presented to clinics and most vets only over very basic care. If you feel out of your depth with fish then this lecture covers all the essential information you need. Practical tips and basic equipment needed to start upgrading your care of pet fish are also…

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Published on: 26.09.2018
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Diagnosis and treatment of bacterial infections in reptiles

Presenter: Kevin Eatwell BVSc (hons) DZooMed (Reptilian) Dip ECZM (Herpetological and Small Mammals) MRCVS
RCVS recognised specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
ECZM Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Herpetological Medicine

Category: Exotics Club

Antibiotics are commonly used in reptiles, almost as a routine. This lecture aims to rationalise the use of antibiotics in reptiles and help you to choose the most appropriate agent to use if its needed.

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Published on: 28.08.2018
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Treatment of unusual mammal pets

Presenter: Bronwyn Koterwas BVM&S MRCVS
Clinician in Rabbit, Exotic Animal & Wildlife Medicine and Surgery

Category: Exotics Club

Don’t know what a tenrec is? This webinar is for you! During this session, learn about interesting small mammal pets such as tenrecs, sugar gliders, chipmunks and prairie dogs. They have unique husbandry requirements you will need to know in order to have a successful consult. Specific health concerns and…

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Published on: 31.07.2018
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Cloacal prolapses in birds and reptiles

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

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Published on: 25.06.2018
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Chronic skeletal pain in rabbits - how to recognise it and how to treat it

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

Rabbits are prey species and hide signs of pain well. Owners and vets may miss subtle signs of pain and often chronic skeletal disease goes undiagnosed until an advanced stage is reached. This webinar will discuss how to detect early signs of osteoarthritis on clinical examination and outline the diagnostic…

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Published on: 22.05.2018
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Update on endocrine disorders in ferrets

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

Category: Exotics Club

Ferrets are fun, energetic animals that can make very rewarding and entertaining pets. Unfortunately, endocrine related conditions are seen with some frequency in this species and can be severely debilitating and, in some cases, lead to mortality. This webinar is aimed to provide an update on endocrine disorders in the…

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Published on: 04.05.2018
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Common African Pygmy Hedgehog diseases seen in practice

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

This webinar will review basic biological facts, housing and dietary requirements, handling techniques and clinical examination of the African Pygmy Hedgehog when seen in veterinary practice. Common clinical problems seen in this species will be discussed, including diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. This webinar will be a useful overview…

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Published on: 27.03.2018
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Update on the treatment of metabolic bone disease in reptiles

Presenter: Martyn Lewis BSc (Hons) BVM&S MRCVS
Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Herpetology
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Category: Exotics Club

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Published on: 26.03.2018
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Treating zoo animals as part of a first opinion caseload

Presenter: Bronwyn Koterwas BA BVM&S MRCVS
Clinician in Rabbit, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Medicine and Surgery

Category: Exotics Club

Treating zoo species as a part of a first opinion caseload can be really rewarding in terms of team building, developing new skills and getting to work with more exotic animals. This webinar will walk you through the many considerations you should take prior to committing to having a zoo…

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Published on: 30.01.2018
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