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Main Topic: Toe amputation in reptiles
Chop Chop! Amputation of reptile toes in the main topic this week. Necrotic or traumatised toes are not uncommon in some reptile species such as bearded dragons or skinks. We discuss why these issues occur and how to perform surgery to remove non-viable toes.
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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.