Chronic egg-laying is when your bird lays eggs more often than it should. Laying an egg places huge metabolic demands on your bird, and over time excessive egg-laying can lead to problems. An inappropriately high reproductive drive often causes chronic egg laying.
Incisor malocclusion is a dental condition where the incisors don’t line up correctly and consequently, the normal process of chewing doesn’t wear down the rabbit’s teeth. It is commonly seen in rabbits that have a short face, such as mini-lops or Netherland dwarfs.
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Reptiles are ectothermic, meaning they depend on the environment to regulate their body temperatures. They often require additional heat sources in their enclosures. Unfortunately, some of these heat sources can lead to burns.
Faecal impaction is a condition unusual in females but commonly seen in entire male guinea pigs after 2-3 years of age. The exact reason for its occurrence is unknown, but it is thought that the increased size of the testicles and fat deposit in the scrotal sac preventing some faeces from falling out of the rectum.