Articles by Lori A. Corriveau, DVM - dvm360
Articles by Lori A. Corriveau, DVM

Lori A. Corriveau, DVM

Common diseases of guinea pigs (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Sebaceous glands are abundant along the dorsal surface of the guinea pig and around the anal opening. These sebaceous glands are testosterone dependent and the sebaceous secretions can be excessive in the adult male. May see clumping of hair and can lead to dermatitis in this region.

Hedgehog wellness (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

The African pigmy hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris) has become a very popular pet in the early 1990's. They were a fad that hit the 'get rich quick' crowd initially but now has a small but very loyal following.

Common diseases of ferrets (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Tumor of the beta cells in the pancreas that secrete excessive levels of insulin.

Exotic small mammal elective surgery (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Rabbits should be spayed anytime after 5 months of age. When very young, the uterine horns and ovaries are very tiny making identification challenging.

Guinea pig wellness (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Guinea pigs belong to the family Cavidae. Four digits on the forepaw and three digits on the hindpaw characterize Cavidae. Guinea pigs originate from the high planes of South America therefore they tolerate cold better than heat.

Chinchilla wellness (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

The chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera) is a small rodent originating from the Andes Mountains of South America. Chinchillas have been trapped to near extinction in their native countries.

Sugar gliders wellness (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Sugar Gliders (Petaurus breviceps = tight rope walker, short head) are one of the newest additions to the world of fad pets. Published information on Sugar Gliders is sparse, but more is coming available as we continue to see them as pets/patients.

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