LafeberVet will be hosting an online, RACE-Approved seminar for veterinarians and support staff about the ethical and medical concerns regarding flight in companion parrots. Title: Flight Mechanics & Ethical ConcernsInstructor: Todd Driggers, DVMDate: Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 3 pm Eastern TimeDuration: 1-hourCE: RACE-approved for 1 hour of continuing education Flight in Companion Parrots – The Conflict: […]
By Dr. Scott Ford In recent months, I’ve been helping Pine View Wildlife and Best Friends Vet with a few owl cases. It’s been fun and I’m happy to be helping other veterinarians grow their skills and do great things for wildlife. I started my professional career by treating wildlife. For those that cherish wild […]
This week’s unique case involves a great horned owl with a chronic wing fracture, rescued by Pine View.
By Dr. Scott Ford The Dakota Zoo didn’t have a veterinarian available to do the orthopedic surgery that the hawk needed so they brought him back to me. Fortunately we had to change sites yesterday so it actually put us closer to them anyway, so it worked out well. I did the surgery this afternoon […]
By Dr. Scott Ford I have great news about the hawk that we rescued yesterday. North Dakota Game & Fish was very helpful in hooking me up with the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck. Also, because I don’t have local transportation and I need to stay close to the site of our primary field work, they […]
By Dr. Scott Ford I’m still doing duck work in North Dakota but today took an interesting turn. My assistant, Alex Carrillo, found a family of red-tailed hawks alongside the road but one was clearly injured. He rescued it & brought it back to the RV we’re using as a mobile clinic. An exam revealed […]
Rescue and surgery for a bald eagle found injured in Washington State in 2011.