Veterinary Medicine

Bringing the veterinary reptile community closer

 
PHYSIOLOGY

• Reproductive physiology
Renal physiology - Renal Portal System
• Calcium and Vitamin D3

MISCELLANEOUS
• Reptile Anaesthesia
Preventive medicine
 
 

REPTILE FORMULARY
VetFormulary

BSAVA Formulary

 


PATHOLOGIES

         

Most diseases are preventable

"Most experienced reptile veterinarians agree that inadequate husbandry is the largest contributing factor in more than 90% of disease in captive reptiles (Frye, 1991; Mader, 1996)"


CLINICAL CASES

         

Clinical cases of captive reptiles

First opinion and referral cases.

  • Lizards
  • Ovarian sarcoma in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Presumptive somatostatinoma in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Anal sac abscesses in Leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius)
  • Ascites in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Coccidiosis in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Criptosporidiosis in a Leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius)
  • Descemetocele in a Leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius)
  • Dystocia in a Yemen chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus)
  • Pre-ovulatory follicular stasis (POFS) in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Humerus fracture in a Ridge tailed monitor (Varanus acanthurus)
  • Gingival hemangiosarcoma in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Palpebral neoplasia in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Hepatic neoplasia and possible pulmonary metastasis in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Enterotomy in a 4 month old Crested gecko (Correlophus -Rhacodactylus- ciliatus)
  • Osteomyelitis in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Cloacal prolapse in a Frilled dragon (Chlamydosaurus kingii)
  • Presumptive pseudoaneurism in a Bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Taeniasis in a Green iguana (Iguana iguana) treated with Profender Spot On Solution
  • Anorexia and cachexia in a Leoprard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius) with flagellated protozoa and pinworm infectation
  • Metabloic Bone Disease in a Leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius)
  • Severe Metabolic Bone Disease in a Yemen Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus)
  • Leukaemia in a Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Mucor infection in a group of chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus and Furcifer pardalis)
  • Cryptosporidiosis in a Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)
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  • Snakes
  • Chronic stomatitis in a Ball Python (Python regius)
  • Mouth rot and osteomyelitis in a Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus)
  • Diagnosis and excision of a renal adenocarcinoma in a King snake (Lampropeltis nigrittus)
  • Giardiasis in a Green tree python (Morelia viridis)
  • Presumptive chondroma and tail amputation in a King snake (Lampropeltis getulus californiae)
  • Rhabdias in a Royal Python (Python regius)
  • Neurological syndrome in a Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata)
  • Mite infestation in a group of Pythons