For years we have realised the importance of calcium supplementation and vitamin D in captive lizards in preventing the incidence of metabolic bone disease (MBD).
This is SMALLZ a 5 year old male guinea pig who we have been seeing for dental disease. Smallz carries the lethal gene which caused him to be born blind.
This has been a long ongoing discussion and definitely creates some controversy. Corticosteroids are used for a wide range of conditions in both human and veterinary medicine.
Our veterinary team is made up of a number of veterinarians and nurses that have each grown up keeping, breeding and maintaining various collections of birds, reptiles, guinea pigs, rabbits, rats, mice and ferrets.
There are many different avian pellets available. We stock the Vetafarm range as we have found that many birds take to them well and they are readily available for our clients in WA.