- 2339. Very old age and heart
disease. An extremely high anaesthetic
risk if you do dental work on on a
16-year-old Pomeranian. A dead dog
with teeth scaled is not what the
owner wants. What are the
- 2336. Digital photography enables a more thorough review and
re-thinking of the best option to treat this case. Presently,
conservative medical treatment using intra-lesion anti-inflammatory
antibiotic injections, assuming it is not a tumour. Toe
amputation would be a quickie solution but is it in the interest of
- 2334. Be Kind To Hamsters. Get your vet to remove ear warts when
they are very small. A piece of the ear in this hamster has to be
amputated as the warts have invaded
the ear tissues.
Large visual educational aid outside
the National Library, Singapore during
World Book Day.
Useful for those pig waste pits where
flies are in great numbers
- 2327. Another dwarf hamster with a goatee-like wart at the early
stage came a few days after the other case (No. 2316 - 2319). No
"Oscar" cream was applied by the two young girls compared to the
- 2323. World Book Day. Bring your books to the National Library.
Get coupons to exchange for books from other people on World Book
Day. A large turnout at this event held in the National Library,
Singapore. Reading broadens the mind.
- 2319. I thought I had seen all types
of hamster tumours affecting the skin.
Then this atypical case of goatee-type
tumour appears out of the blue. "I had
not seen such a tumour with so many
roots before," I said. The owner
hypothesized, "The "Oscar" cream
applied for 2 months could have caused
this tumour to form roots. The cream
was good but it did not get rid of the
tumour!" Well, she could be correct in
her finding. The tumour could be a
wart in the early stage as in the
other dwarf hamster (see No. 2325 -
Female Rough Collie was given i/v antibiotic
in a drip after getting the
urine out. No urinary crystals.
Bacterial infection of the bladder. No