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Here we go again with topical veterinary news, information and lame jokes. Mark is seeing a run on nutritional deficits in patients presented to Sugarloaf Animal Hospital, which leads to a discussion of home made versus commercial foods for pets. Flat faced rabbits are in the news for all the wrong reasons, and we find out how bees may save elephants from train collisions. Poncho the Police Dog in in the news for his resuscitation play. On our final news story we chat about snail-sucking snakes- why not?
Ferrets are our main topic this week. In particular, we discuss insulinomas in pet ferrets. We cover the diagnosis, treatment options and possible causes of this relatively common condition. And, as usual, Mark has a theory….
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Brachycephalic rabbits – information here and here
Elephants colliding with trains and how to avoid
5 new species of snail-sucking snakes discovered
Cockatiel that speaks guinea pigs
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