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Morris Animal Foundation Funds 11 Wildlife Research Studies

The grants, which total $775,866, will cover a wide-range of studies.

Zoo Elephant Undergoes Successful Cancer Procedure

Juno, an Asian elephant at El Paso Zoo, was treated with electrochemotherapy.

Vets, Doctor, Treat Elderly Gorilla at Brookfield Zoo

Treatment for Ramar, a 49-year-old western lowland gorilla at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill., required the services of a veterinary dentist and a human orthopedic surgeon.

Researchers Race to Head Off Snake Fungal Disease

Captive and wild snakes in 15 states are being afflicted by this disease, reports the University of Illinois.

A Day in the Life of an Exotic Vet Practice

One practice offers a glimpse of what transpires during the daily parade of curious and colorful patients that require a unique set of knowledge and skills.

Oxbow MAP Policy Goes Into Effect

The minimum advertised price policy will keep the integrity of the pricing of its products sacrosanct, the company says.

Avian Influenza Affects Poultry, People Around the Globe

H7N9's return leaves poultry industry in limbo.

How to Include Exotics in Your Vet Clinic

Several ways to change your clinic to provide the best care possible for parrots, small animals and reptiles.

Kansas State Vets Perform Cataract Surgery on Young Gibbon

It might be the first surgery in the world on a gibbon that young.

Changes Urged in Tortoise Hibernation Practices

U.K. veterinarians report tortoises are coming out of hibernation suffering from inappetance or anorexia.

PSI: More Pet Sitters Are Watching Chickens

A Pet Sitters International study shows a 58 percent increase in chicken pet sitting.

Lincoln Memorial University Vet Student Completes Internship in United Arab Emirates

Haynes Werner, a master class falconer and veterinary student, spent four weeks at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital in the United Arab Emirates.

Veterinarians Remove Mass from Arm of World's Oldest Zoo Gorilla

Colo, a western lowland gorilla at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, had a growth under her arm that was starting to bother her.

Vets Perform Surgery on Panda Cub to Remove Mass of Bamboo in Intestine

The emergency bowel obstruction surgery saved the life of Bei Bei, a giant panda cub at the Smithsonian National Zoo.

NC Vet College Celebrates 20-Year Partnership with Turtle Rescue Group

The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center recently held a special release of five rehabilitated turtles to mark a 20-year partnership to preserve and protect sea turtle populations.

Wildlife Vets Create ‘Snowshoes’ for Injured Mockingbird

When the California Wildlife Center in Malibu, Calif., found a mockingbird with knuckling feet, the veterinary staff came up with a creative way to treat her.

UC Davis Veterinarians Help Return Bald Eagle to Wild

The eagle made a remarkable recovery. Initially, UC Davis wildlife specialists though the eagle's injuries were too severe to return him to the wild.

Kansas State Searches for Disease Link in Amphibians, People

Kansas State University veterinarians say the role of amphibians transmitting disease to humans has garnered little attention.

Texas A&M Restoring Penguin Eyesight

The longer they live, the more chance penguins have to develop cataracts. That's why Texas A&M is working toward becoming experts in the field of penguin cataract surgery.

Komodo Dragon Thriving After Surgery, Thanks to Denver Zoo Vets

After being diagnosed with peritonitis, Anika, the Komodo dragon, had to have surgery to remove her reproductive organs.

Vet Gives Bullied Fish a Prosthetic Eye

It's the second procedure of its kind, and the first done on a privately owned fish.

Seal With Broken Jaw Treated by UK Vet

The seal, named Bonnie, was found abandoned, and was taken to the Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary in the UK.

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