Latest Additions to Exotis

17/11/2020

Check out the latest additions to Exotis here...
 

Nutrition for disease states

Any illness that causes anorexia in ferrets requires nursing care. Anorexic ferrets may develop hepatic lipidosis and hypoglycemia; usually this means assisted feeding with foods high in protein and fat.

Written by Cathy Johnson-Delaney BS DVM DipABVP(Avian) DipABVP(Exotics)
Reviewed by David Perpiñán DVM MSc PhD DipECZM(Herpetology) MRCVS


Surgery

The following new reptile topics have been added to the Surgery category:

Written by Agata Witkowska BVM BVS MRCVS
Reviewed by David Perpiñán DVM MSc PhD DipECZM(Herpetology) MRCVS


Digit and limb trauma

In guinea pigs, signs of trauma include acute or chronic lameness with underlying condition unmanageable with medical therapy, eg complicated fracture, chronic pododermatitis. Digit or limb trauma is often required, eg when complete or partial removal where medical treatment is prohibited/has not been successful or where repair surgery is not possible.

Written by Agata Witkowska BVM BVS MRCVS
Reviewed by David Perpiñán DVM MSc PhD DipECZM(Herpetology) MRCVS