In Australia, the main species of turtle that are found in captivity are the long neck species (Chelonia Longicolis) and the shorter necked species (Emydura and Elseya spp). Each one of these species has different requirements and the information provided can be used to keep them happy and healthy in their indoor enclosures.
Feather destructive behaviour in birds may be a symptom of many different diseases and has no one single cause. Unfortunately, it is also a very common condition encountered in a huge range of species at The Unusual Pet Vets.
Lumps and bumps on or under the skin are relatively common in rats and mice. Sometimes these masses can occur suddenly and grow quite quickly and other times they grow slowly over time. In any case, it is recommended to book in for a vet check as soon as you notice a lump on your pet.
With all the talk about infectious disease and the practice of self-isolation that is happening across the globe, we thought that it would be a good time to discuss the importance of reptile quarantine and the importance of it. What is it, why do it and how is it achieved?
In an effort to give Wei Wei some flight again, Dr Cat performed a procedure known as imping, which involves placing new feathers into the wing. Here, you'll learn more about this procedure and see how Wei Wei made a full recovery.