Today's Veterinary Practice

NOV-DEC 2018

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■ The key to treating and preventing hypervitaminosis A is to ensure the reptiles are fed a well-balanced diet. References 1. Stahl SJ. Hypervitaminosis A. In: Stahl SJ, ed. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotics Pets; 2015. 2. Mans C, Braun J. Update on common nutritional disorders of captive reptiles. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 2014;17(3):369-395. 3. Hoppmann E, Barron HW. Dermatology in reptiles. J Exot Pet Med 2007;16(4):210-224. 4. Boyer TH. Hypovitaminosis A and hypervitaminosis A. In: Mader DR, ed. Reptile Medicine and Surgery. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier; 2006:831- 835. 5. Donoghue S. Nutrition. In: Mader DR, ed. Reptile Medicine and Surgery. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier; 2006:251-298. 6. Harkewicz KA. Dermatologic problems of reptiles. Semin Avian Exot Pet Med 2002;11(3):151-161. 7. Zwart P. Papers presented at the European Zoo Nutrition Conferences 2000. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/46628162_Nutrition_ of_chelonians. Accessed October 2018. 8. Cusack L, Mayer J, Cutler D, et al. Gross and histologic evaluation of photobiomodulation, silver sulfadiazine, and a topical antimicrobial wound application on experimental, full thickness skin wounds in the green iguana (Iguana iguana). Am J Vet Res 2018;79:465-473. Joerg Mayer Joerg Mayer is associate professor in zoological medicine at the University of Georgia. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Budapest/Hungary; completed an internship in zoological medicine and surgery at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island; and completed a Master of Science degree in wild animal health from the Royal Veterinary College in London, England. He also served as a clinical associate professor and head of the clinical service for exotic animals for 10 years at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2013, he received the Exotic Speaker of the Year award by the NAVC. In 2016, he received the Oxbow/AEMV Exotic Mammal Health Award, an annual award to recognize excellence and innovation in the field of exotic mammal health. Joyce Huang Joyce Huang is a recent graduate from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine and is currently working in a small animal private practice. She received her bachelor degree in Wildlife Sciences at UGA. Her clinical interests include zoological medicine, wildlife medicine, surgery, and anesthesia.

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