Five Common Diseases That Affect Rabbits

By Dr. Laurie Hess, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian Practice) Rabbits are perhaps the most popular small mammals kept as pets.

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Gastrointestinal Stasis in Rabbits – Intestinal Blockage

By Dr. Laurie Hess, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian Practice) Can Hairballs Cause Intestinal Blockage? The term “hairball” has been used for decades

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Cancer Treatment for Small Animals

by Vanessa Voltolina In 2016, it’s expected that more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in

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Good Things Come in Small Packages: Hamsters

(image: wou.edu) Hamsters are a welcome compromise to a child’s desperate plea for a warm, cuddly, furry pet; and a

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Good Things Come in Small Packages: Hamsters

(image: wou.edu) Hamsters are a welcome compromise to a child’s desperate plea for a warm, cuddly, furry pet; and a

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Respiratory Diseases in Prairie Dogs

Infectious and Non-Infectious Respiratory Diseases in Prairie Dogs Respiratory disease in prairie dogs may be due to infections such as

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Male Reproductive Disorder in Prairie Dogs

Preputial Blockage in Prairie Dogs Preputial blockage is one of the reproductive disorders commonly encountered in male prairie dogs, especially

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Monkeypox Infection in Prairie Dogs

The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention has documented the transmission of the monkeypox infection virus from infected

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Broken Bones in Prairie Dogs

Fractures in Prairie Dogs Fractures or broken bones are commonly encountered in prairie dogs, often due to an accidental fall.

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Diarrhea in Prairie Dogs

Gastrointestinal Problems in Prairie Dogs Diarrhea often occurs as a manifestation of several conditions that may upset the prairie dog’s

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