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Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

Skippy

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Having a pet wallaby, an animal similar to a kangaroo but smaller, was a childhood dream for a New Gloucester, Maine man since watching Skippy the kangaroo on TV. But Skippy, his wallaby, developed intestinal problems that not every veterinarian could treat. Fortunately, Dr. Jennifer Graham uncovered the problem and had Skippy living hoppily ever after.

Flight Trouble: To Trim or Not to Trim

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Clinical Case Challenge: Schatzi (Cockatiel) Prepared by: Jennifer Graham, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Avian / Exotic Companion Mammal), Dipl. ACZM Zoological Companion Animal Medicine History Shatzi, an 8-year-old male cockatiel, presented to his referring veterinarian with… Read More

Vince’s story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Ian Brooks cared for Vince, the American toad, beginning at the tadpole stage and was charmed by his developing personality. So he was especially concerned when a rectal prolapse became visible. Dr. Jennifer Graham, who specializes in exotic animals, came to the little guy’s rescue. And she determined that the little guy was, in fact, a girl.

Luna’s Story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Ovarian cysts are quite common in guinea pigs, occurring in 66–75% of female guinea pigs between 3 months and 5 years of age, with middle-aged pigs most commonly affected.

A healthy mouth equals a happy rabbit

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? A healthy mouth makes for a happy pet but it is not just dogs and cats who benefit from strong choppers. Rabbits and guinea pigs have special dental needs to consider as well. Dr. Jennifer Graham, assistant professor of zoological companion animal medicine, provides tips for pet owners on how to keep these pint-sized smiles healthy.

Sungold the Rabbit