Desexing Exotic Mammals

Desexing Exotic Mammals

Exotic animals have traditionally had a poor reputation for anaesthetic survival, and this mind set has persisted into modern veterinary medicine.


How to nurse your rat or mouse at home

How to nurse your rat or mouse at home

Rats and mice are prey animals that can pick up on stress quite easily. Staying as calm as you
can does often help to keep their stress levels low.


Mouse Care Sheet

Mouse Care Sheet

This care sheet will highlight these important points and share some handy tips about mouse care.


Nebulisation

Nebulisation

Nebulisation is a technique used in both human and veterinary medicine to treat patients with
respiratory disease.


Rat Care Sheet

Rat Care Sheet

This care sheet will highlight these important points and share some handy tips about rat care.


Rats and Mice Feeding Guide

Rats and Mice Feeding Guide

Just like with people, a balanced diet is important for rats and mice. There are commercial pellets
that are available, but this shouldn’t be their sole source of nutrition.


Respiratory disease

Respiratory disease

Respiratory disease can present with a number of signs including sneezing, wheezing, nasal discharge, and unusual noises while breathing, including rattling or honking.


Ringworm in Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Ferrets, Rats and Mice

Ringworm in Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Ferrets, Rats and Mice

Ringworm is a term that is commonly used for a fungal infection of the skin. Despite the name, there are no ‘worms’ involved.


We need desexing too!

We need desexing too

We’ve summarised a little about some of the terms commonly used and about the benefits below to help you make an informed decision.


Pedicures-for-Exotic-Pets-Nail-Trimming.pdf

Pedicures for Exotic Pets Nail Trimming

Just like dogs and cats, unusual pets also need to have their nails maintained.


Recommended-Vet-Care-for-Exotics.pdf

Recommended Vet Care for Exotics

Traditional pet owners (ie those that have dogs and cats) generally have a fairly good idea about what
routine veterinary care their pet needs as both dogs and cats have been kept for many generations.


Sterilisation-Desexing-in-Exotic-Pets.pdf

Sterilisation Desexing in Exotic Pets

Sterilisation is the term commonly used for when pets have surgery to remove part of their reproductive tract making them unable to breed.