exotic pets

Dr Bob Doneley: why he’s the bird man

Dr Bob DoneleyDr Bob Doneley finds birds "endlessly intriguing". Photography: Richard Whitfield

A presentation to the Budgerigar Society of Bundaberg in 1982 had a far-reaching impact on the career of new veterinary graduate, Dr Bob Doneley. By Frank Leggett Dr Bob Doneley is fascinated with birds. He has built a long and successful veterinary career with avian medicine […]

Vets descend on Gold Coast for region’s biggest pet conference

More than 1400 veterinarians will gather at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre this weekend to attend the FASAVA (Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association) Congress. Hosted by Australian Small Animal Veterinarians (ASAV), a special interest group of […]

Anaesthesia in exotic pets—managing the risks

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With the growing popularity of exotic pets such as rats, reptiles and birds, more of these species are presenting for veterinary care; in particular, there has been an increase in the number of exotic pets requiring anaesthesia. While good outcomes […]

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