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Review: Australian Bird Guide
Brendan has a book review this week: The Australian Bird Guide. It is an essential item for all those twitchy and not so twitchy bird lovers or anyone visiting Australia. The illustrations and layout are excellent. It earns a top 8.6 out of 10 rating.
Main Topic: Nasolacrimal Duct Flushing in Rabbits
We dive into the practicalities of flushing the rabbit nasolacrimal duct this week. This is a commonly performed procedure (and we discuss why) in exotic pet practice. Mark and Brendan give their tips on performing this procedure.
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About Our Podcast
The veterinary podcast about veterinary medicine and surgery, current news items of interest, case reports and anecdotes. Wait: It’s not all about veterinary matters! We also discuss other areas we are passionate about, including photography and wildlife. Thanks for joining us – Brendan and Mark.
Our podcast is for veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary nurses/technicians. If you are at pet owner please search elsewhere – there are lots of great podcasts aimed specifically at pet owners.
Any discussion of medical or veterinary matters is of a general nature. Consult a veterinarian with experience in the appropriate field for specific information relating to topics mentioned in our podcast or on our website.