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Video: Tips for sedation and anesthesia in turtles and tortoises

VETERINARY MEDICINE : Jun 24, 2014

Dr. Stephen Divers discusses anesthesia in chelonians using a drug that is on its way to being approved for use in the United States.

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Pets & Vets: Sea turtle receives skull surgery at NC State

DVM360 MAGAZINE : Aug 16, 2012

These photos show how a team of 10 veterinarians successfully completed an experimental skull surgery on a green sea turtle.

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Recent Salmonella outbreaks associated with small turtles

DVM360 MAGAZINE : May 15, 2012

Outbreak strains of the bacteria infect 124 people from 27 states, CDC reports.

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Idea Exchange: How to make a turtle "open wide"

VETERINARY MEDICINE : Apr 01, 2012

A solution for opening turtles' and tortoises' mouths for medication or tube feeding.

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Importation of four snake species banned from the United States

DVM360 MAGAZINE : Mar 01, 2012

National Report — U.S. officials banned the import of four snake species in an effort to protect the Everglades National Park in Florida.

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CDC issues warning following new Salmonella outbreak in pet water frogs

DVM360 MAGAZINE : Sep 01, 2011

Atlanta, Ga. — Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning consumers and veterinarians to be cautious about buying African dwarf frogs from a California breeding facility.

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Today's Daily Dose: Reptile maturity

VETERINARY MEDICINE : Apr 04, 2011

Learn why preovulatory stasis may be seen in relatively young captive reptiles.

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Rattled by a rattler

DVM360 MAGAZINE : Dec 01, 2010

It's hard to forget your first rattlesnake bite—my intern certainly hasn't.

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Clinical aspects of reptile anatomy and physiology (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS : Nov 01, 2010

The Class Reptilia consists of over 6,500 species, but only a few dozen species are likely to be encountered with any regularity in general practice. The diversity within the Class Reptilia necessitates the description of generalities.

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Reptile radiology (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS : Nov 01, 2010

Diagnosing disease in reptiles can be a challenge for even the most experienced veterinarian. The clinical signs exhibited by these ectotherms are often subtle and physical findings are seldom pathognomonic.