Equine arthroscopy is commonly used to manage problems in carpal joints, hocks and stifles. But what about managing a tear in a flexor tendon or navicular bursa? Get your money’s worth out of this instrument—and provide optimal patient care—by giving some less conventional uses a try.
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.