Tarsiers

Tarsiers – Video by Dr. Evan Antin

How cute are these guys?!? Tarsiers are Asia’s smallest primate. These guys were filmed in Indonesia. They are nocturnal and closely related to monkeys and apes, even though they hop around like little tree-frogs. Its usually very hard, if not impossible, to see these guys in the wild, so I’m SO stoked I caught this on camera! Enjoy 🙂  …

How to manage a FIP positive cat

How to Manage a FIP Positive Cat

FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis) represents a debilitating and fatal disease caused by FCoV (Feline Coronavirus). It’s suspected that the disease develops as a result of genetic mutation of enteric strains of feline coronaviruses inside the body of the host. Additionally, cats can also develop clinical signs after directly interacting with external viral strains of FIP. The major cause for concern …

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Uterine Torsion and Rupture in a Dog

Uterine Torsion and Rupture in a Dog – Video by Vet Surgery Channel

In the video below you can see a surgical technique for repair of uterine torsion and rupture in a dog.    LEGAL DISCLAIMER 1. COPYRIGHT POLICY: The owner of this Surgical Channel videos is the only legal copyright holder of all the material on this channel. No part of the material on this Surgical Channel may be reproduced, stored …

Migrating foreign body

Migrating foreign body – Video by Dr. Gerardo Poli

In the video below, Dr. Gerardo Poli will show how to use ultrasound to locate a migrating foreign body. HELPFUL TIP!! Did you know that comparing the glucose and the lactic acid levels in the free abdominal fluid, with the peripheral blood, can be helpful in determining if bacteria is present and that exploratory surgery is required. Bacteria consumes glucose …

About Dr. Evan Antin

About Dr. Evan Antin

Do you know Dr. Evan Antin? Want to learn more about Dr. Evan Antin? “My name is Evan Antin and I’m a small animal, exotics, and wildlife vet. I practice at Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, near Los Angeles. I’m 32 years old and I’m originally from Kansas. I’m passionate about weightlifting/fitness and traveling. I’ve been to …

Why I Love Veterinary Medicine- By Natasha Boycheva

What is veterinary medicine? Why is it so special and precious? The simplest explanation is that veterinary medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the healthcare of animals. But it is so much more! Veterinary medicine deals with prevention, diagnostics, treatment of diseases, injuries, behavioral disorders and a lot more challenging subjects. Veterinary science helps humans through monitoring, …

CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE deer USA

Chronic Wasting Disease

What is CWD? CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease) is a contagious disease caused by prions. The disease appears in free-ranging deer, captive deer, moose and elk causing neurodegenerative damage in adult animals. As a member of the TSE (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy) family of disease, it is very similar with Scrapie in sheep and goats and the Mad Cow Disease (Bovine Spongiform …

vet nurse day october 13

Vet Nurses Day- October 13

It was started by the VNCA- Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia. The purpose of this day is to raise the awareness about vet nurses and to recognize and appreciate their contributions. They play a very important role in taking care of our pets and we should be forever grateful for that! It is mostly celebrated in Australia, however more and …