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Bothrops insularis and B. alcatraz are critically endangered species inhabiting two different coastal islands of the state of São Paulo. Although they are closely related species, they show distinct morphological characteristics due to their isolation from the continent. There is a general lack of...

Author(s)
Araoz, A. C. C.; Garcia, V. C.; Pinto, C. M.; Almeida-Santos, S. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Palotina, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2018, 23, 3, pp 35-42
Abstract

The selection and the use of antiparasitic remedies in the animals in zoological gardens and those bred in captivity present one of the challenges to the wildlife veterinarians. The latter have to be flexible enough in the choice of medicines and schemes of treatment of the animals they take care...

Author(s)
Panayotova-Pencheva, M. S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Der Zoologische Garten, 2016, 85, 5, pp 280-308
Abstract

This report describes three captive South American green snakes (Philodryas baroni) that suffered secondary ivermectin toxicity after ingesting mice exposed to a mistakenly over-concentrated medicated feed. Two snakes were found dead and the third was found moribund but revived with supportive...

Author(s)
Hahn, A.; D'Agostino, J.; Cole, G. A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2014, 2, 1, pp e000053
Abstract

Ivermectin is routinely used as an anthelmintic in amphibians at the National Aquarium, Baltimore (MD). Presumptive inadvertent overdose occurred in dendrobatid frogs administered oral ivermectin via micropipette at volumes below the 0.5 µl lower limit of the unit. Forty-eight frogs, 19 Dendrobates ...

Author(s)
Clayton, L. A.; Nelson, J.; Payton, M. E.; McDonnell, J. J.; Rossi, B. H.; King-Rahn, K.; Woodburn, D.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2012, 22, 1/2, pp 5-11
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The efficacy of herbal extracts from the plants Vitex negundo and Acorus calamus against tick infestation in rat snakes (Ptyas mucosus) maintained under captivity was studied and compared to that of Ivermectin. A total of 6 rat snakes affected with heavy tick infestation were taken for the study....

Author(s)
Rajesh, N. V.; Jayathangaraj, M. G.; Sridhar, R.; Raman, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 16, 3, pp 223-227
Abstract

This special issue contains topics on the role of animal translocations in conserving British wildlife; methods of disease risk analysis in wildlife translocations for conservation purposes; a comparison of disease risk analysis tools for conservation tanslocations; parasites of concerned in...

Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
EcoHealth, 2017, 14, Suppl. 1, pp 5-170
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This paper discusses the different handling techniques during emergencies and in cases of illnes in various pets such as rabbits, guineapigs, rodents, hamsters, ferrets, ornamental fishes, doves/pigeons, lizards, and reptiles.

Author(s)
Kirsch, K.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2014, 95, 8, pp 689-693
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Rivera, S.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Small Animal and Exotics Proceedings. North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 19-23 January 2013., 2013, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Dirofilariasis caused by Dirofilaria immitis is observed in ferrets in regions where this haemoparasite is rife in dogs, including the southern United States, French Guiana, Reunion, New Caledonia and Polynesia. In France, D. immitis is a common parasite of dogs in the Provence, Côte d'Azur,...

Author(s)
Boussarie, D.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2008, No.36, pp 73-76
Abstract

Snake strongyloidiasis was studied in specimens of Liophis miliaris that were experimentally and naturally infected with Strongyloides ophidiae. Fecal analysis indicated that S. ophidiae parasitism could last more than three months in the host. Parasite development occurred in snakes infected via...

Author(s)
Mati, V. L. T.; Melo, A. L. de
Publisher
Asociación Peruana de Helmintología e Invertebrados Afines (APHIA), Lima, Peru
Citation
Neotropical Helminthology, 2014, 8, 2, pp 203-216

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