While it's good to introduce enrichment exercises to patients postoperatively, it's important not to overdo it or do it too soon after surgery. In this video, veterinary behaviorist Dr. Ellen Lindell offers tips to safely enrich pets' lives during their recovery.
You may never have considered that tick genera have personalities but Dr. Susan Little has. She may not have given them a Rorschach's inkblot test, but she does give us some insight into their personalities, which also gives us insight into what to expect in an infestation.
Often even routine medical procedures on large carnivores require that the animal be anesthetized. Here, Ryan DeVoe, DVM, MSpVM, DACZM, DABVP, clinical veterinarian with Disney’s Animal Kingdom, tells a tale of his staff staying chilled out while attending to a polar bear.