Exotic Animal Medicine

Episode 48: A magical journey to zoological medicine

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr Christman is joined by second-year veterinary student Christian Capobianco who reflects on the life-changing experience that inspired him to become a wildlife veterinarian and offers useful advice to pre-veterinary students.

Pet cockatiel doused in Febreze makes full recovery

To help prevent stories like these, the Pet Poison Hotline recently created “Toxin Tails," an online platform that educates the veterinary community and pet owners about pet poisoning dangers.

Hatching poultry services in your veterinary practice

Companion animal practitioners can take poultry under their wing by incorporating into their practice medical care for these birds and by counseling clients on proper fowl husbandry.

Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for COVID-19

A small group of big cats in New York appears to have been infected with the novel coronavirus by an asymptomatic zoo employee. Here’s what happened—and what it means for cat owners.

'Frozen' iguanas dropping from trees in the Sunshine State

Iguanas are falling from the trees in South Florida, and unusually cold weather is to blame.

ACVC 2019: Are there anesthesia monitoring differences between exotics and companion animals?

Veterinary anesthetist Stephen Cital explains why anesthesia monitoring for exotic animals should be the same as for dogs and cats.