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Main Topic: Wildlife as Pets
We’ve all seen it.. the wild animal that is rescued by a well intentioned person and taken into care, to subsequently become ‘part of the family’. We have also seen the disasters reported in the media, of a wild animal kept as a pet with disastrous results for all. This week Mark and Brendan discuss the topic of wild animals pet as pets.. and the difficulties of dealing with clients of these pets.
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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.