Exotics Club Archive

Avian: The Chicken Consultation

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

Category: Exotics Club

This webinar will cover basic husbandry, diet and clinical examination of the pet chicken. Diagnostic tests and common problems seen in veterinary practice will also be discussed. A useful refresher course for experienced chicken vets and vet nurses, as well as a sound introduction to pet chicken medicine for those…

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Published on: 28.05.2019
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Rabbits: Approach to Gastric Bloat

Presenter: Jenna Richardson BVM&S DipECZM (Small Mammal) MRCVS
Lecturer and Clinician in Rabbit, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Medicine and Surgery

Category: Exotics Club

Gastric Bloat is a life threatening condition in rabbits that results in dilation and distension of the stomach, caused by an obstruction of outflow. A build-up of gas, liquid and ingesta can rapidly lead to pain, metabolic disturbances and compromised respiration due to diaphragmatic pressure. Prompt identification of cases and…

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Published on: 09.05.2019
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Avian: Pain and Analgesia

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

Category: Exotics Club

Birds are prey species and are excellent at masking signs of pain. They are also quite different to mammals and veterinarians may well be unfamiliar with their treatment and responses to drug therapy. As a result analgesia is often overlooked in avian patients. This webinar aims to point veterinarians to…

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Published on: 26.03.2019
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Reptiles: The Anorexic Tortoise

Presenter: Bronwyn Koterwas BA BVM&S MRCVS
Clinician in Rabbit, Exotic and Wildlife Medicine and Surgery
Dick Vet Exotics Practice; Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
European College of Zoological Medicine Senior Clinical Scholar (Herpetology)

Category: Exotics Club

Anorexia is one of the most common presenting complaints in tortoises. But like 'gut stasis' in rabbits, or even a 'headache' in us, it is a vague clinical sign linked to a number of syndromes. In this webinar, you will be led through the consultation process for an anorexic tortoise…

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Published on: 26.02.2019
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Reptiles: Spotting pain and analgesia

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

Category: Exotics Club

Reptiles often have subtle behavior which can easily be missed or misinterpreted by owners and veterinarians. Understanding how reptiles perceive different noxious stimuli and how they respond is critical to evaluating their clinical treatment. This webinar covers the physiology behind reptile pain, their behavior and responses to analgesics. Finally recommendations…

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Published on: 29.01.2019
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