Why is FIP Difficult to Treat and What Are Its Risk Factors?

Why is FIP difficult treat? The major reason is it’s a virus and, although a lot of veterinarians put their cats on antibiotics, antibiotics do not have a strong or specific effect against viruses. And so that’s basically why our current research is targeted to identifying and characterizing specific, what we call antiviral agents, that […]

Ask the Vet – What are pre-purchase exams?

DAN: “Why are pre-purchase slash adopt vet check so important? What health things do vets typically search for when doing an examination of a horse that someone is going to buy? And what happens if the horse doesn’t pass a vet check?” So you probably have had a lot of experience with this the last […]

Zoey Undergoes Cataract Surgery

Today was an exciting day for us. We came in to perform a bilateral cataract surgery on Zoey, your little sea lion here. It was exciting for me because Zoey came from the Marine Mammal Center. She was stranded on the beaches in California in 2012 and we rehabbed her and got her healthy again. […]

Addy Undergoes Cataract Surgery

So Addy stranded in California in June of 2013 and when she stranded she was massively malnourished. So she only weighed about 22 pounds when she was a year old when she should have been twice that big. At the time that she stranded they found she had a cataract in her eye and she […]

Research on dolphin’s eyes health

My name is Saskia Dreyer, I’m working at the Zoo of Duisburg as an assistant vet and I am doing a research on bottlenose dolphins, about ocular health, in European facilities. This means that I am doing ultrasound examination of the eyes of each animal and also taking pictures, digital photographs of each eye, and […]

Feline Eye Problems | Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments | Dr. Bill’s Advanced Nutritional Support

Do you suspect your cat may have an eye problem? Eye problems in cats are common but often overlooked. Hello, I’m Doctor Bill Barnett. Cat’s eyes can become inflamed for a variety of reasons: allergies, foreign bodies, scratches, entropion (where the eyelashes turn in) infections, increased pressure, cataracts, cancer, autoimmune disease systemic viral diseases (such […]