Rogue is a juvenile lace monitor that presented with a severe case of Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism, also known as Nutritional Metabolic Bone Disease (MBD). Rogue had a reduced appetite and was having trouble with hind leg movement. Rogue also had a classic symptom of MBD known as ‘rubber jaw’ which occurs when the calcium stores within the bones are so depleted that they become 'rubbery'.
Desexing, also known as sterilisation, is the term commonly used for when pets have a surgery to remove part of their reproductive tract, making them unable to breed. Whilst most cats and dogs are sterilised, the procedure is often overlooked in small pet mammals, such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and rats. This article discusses the advantages of de...
This is a story of two orange velvet lop twins who are very much loved by our whole team. They recently presented to our Balcatta team as they were both showing signs of bilateral ear infections.
Ferrets are incredibly playful creatures, but they’re also very intelligent (and mischievous)! It’s important to find ways to stimulate your ferret both mentally and physically, while making sure that they’re safe from harm.
Guinea pigs are growing in popularity as pets and we are starting to see more and more of them come through our clinics. They can make fantastic pets and are full of personality, however do require more care than many people think.