A red-tailed hawk was found on the runway at Long Beach airport and brought into our Wildlife Program with a broken wing. Our ultimate goal is to fix the wing and release the hawk back into the wild. There is no guarantee that will happen, but we are willing to give it a try. Graphic surgical photos later in this page. Our Wildlife Program admission form gives you more details when it was brought in by Long Beach Animal Control on September 29th, 2018 It had a band to help us trace its origin (number 1967) and learn more about
This bunny broke his front leg. Learn how we diagnosed it and applied a splint by visiting this link on our web site.
This bunny was presented to us unable to use his left front leg. After an exam by one of our doctors it was determined that the leg might be broken. A radiograph revealed the extent of the injury. Our friend is nice and cozy just before his radiograph You can see his fracture/dislocation near the L marker A special lightweight but strong plastic splint with foam padding is custom sized for his leg Several layers of cotton padding are used to hold the leg stable yet keep him comfortable It looks heavy but it is actually light. This much cotton is needed to stabilize
This is Mr. Darcy and his mom. He had bladder stones that we removed this week. You can learn more about it from this link at our Guinea Pig Diseases page.
Mr. Darcy was having symptoms of not feeling well and with blood in his urine, so his mom brought him to see Dr. Meredith Kennedy for a thorough exam. During his exam, Dr. Kennedy palpated Mr. Darcy's bladder, and noticed he was uncomfortable. As part of his routine diagnostic tests a radiograph was taken. Mr. Darcy has not one, but two, stones in his bladder. Do you see them in this radiograph, just to the right of center? If you can't see them this view might help It is not too often that Guinea Pigs get these stones. Bladder stones