Dr. Emi Knafo has passed her board examinations and is now a Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM), and is also one of the first 10 people in the world with the new subspecialty certification in Zoological Companion Animal Medicine. “I feel tremendous pride in receiving this ... read more
Renal disease is commonly seen in rabbits, but often can be underdiagnosed or mistaken for other conditions. Since the causes can vary, a veterinarian will first want to rule out some other potential causes for the rabbit's symptoms, including lymphoma, abscesses, or other types of kidney infections. In the case ... read more
GRAFTON, Mass. (August 6, 2015)— Clinicians at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University report that Cicely, a five month old chicken, is in stable condition after undergoing surgery on the morning of Wednesday, August 5, to partially amputate a bone which was causing Cicely’s right leg to bend ... read more
Long-term blood storage vital to treating birds with anemia, blood loss NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (June 4, 2015)—Birds, like people, can suffer from conditions where a blood transfusion is a necessary life-saving measure. But in many instances, unless an avian donor is readily available, accessing blood is impossible because of the ... read more
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