Exotic Animal Medicine

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.

ACVC 2019: Watch out dogs and cats, chickens might be a new pet favorite

Dr. Matthew Edson discusses the growing popularity of backyard chickens.

ACVC 2019: What are some backyard chicken housing requirements?

Dr. Edson shares a few things you should know before seeing livestock at your practice.

ACVC 2019: Top health issues seen in miniature pigs

When it comes to miniature pigs, you should know about these common health conditions.

How I got into vet school without an undergraduate degree

Yes, you read that right. This future exotic animal veterinarian was accepted into veterinary school after her junior year in undergrad. She details how it happened and offers tips to anyone brave enough to go for it in the future.

Lessons from a turtle butt

A prolapsed box turtle rectum pushed me to make the typical veterinarian choice: Get some time off or be the leader a freaked-out team member needed in the moment.