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Check out this extensive list of people, pets, medical and surgical problems, and staff that we have been involved with over the last year.

California Science Center Exhibit on Dogs
California Science Center is showing some of our radiographs on their dog exhibit. Dr. P went there to see it today. He grew a "fro" special for this occasion!
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How long will this exhibit be there?

Pelican Anatomy
This series of photos taken by Dr. Palazzolo at Bolsa Chica in Huntington Beach shows pelicans diving into the water at high speed. You can learn more about how he teaches wildlife photography at this link-https://www.lbah.com/wildlife-photography/

Do you know what unique anatomical adaptation pelicans have to prevent such a large bird from injuring itself on impact? The last photo shows one taking off after a high speed impact without any injury.
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So far nobody has taken a shot as to the anatomical adaptations pelicans have to prevent injury when they hit the water at high speed. Any takers?

Wow! So clear!

Easter Bunnies
Easter means bunny season, an impulse buy that all too often leads to a neglected pet once the Easter glow wears off. Unless you are committed to an 8-10 year lifespan for a pet, it might be best to give chocolate bunnies as a present. To learn more about the problems of rabbits please visit our Rabbit Diseases Page-https://www.lbah.com/rabbit-diseases/
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Easter Bunnies
Easter means bunny season, an impulse buy that all too often leads to a neglected pet once the Easter glow wears off. Unless you are committed to an 8-10 year lifespan for a pet, it might be best to give chocolate bunnies as a present. To learn more about the problems of rabbits please visit our Rabbit Diseases Page-https://www.lbah.com/rabbit-diseases/

 

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8-10?! You guys have kept my lionhead alive to a kickin' 13 years! 🙏 Let's see how much he has left in him.

Same with peeps !

Christina Yeung

Cat clavicles
Do you know why the clavicle in the cat is so small as to be a remnant? The position of this cat radiograph with the clavicles circled gives you a clue to this question.
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Cat clavicles
Do you know why the clavicle in the cat is so small as to be a remnant? The position of this cat radiograph with the clavicles circled gives you a clue to this question.

 

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Maybe so they can squeeze into small places?

I believe they are free floating to allow them the capability to squeeze into tight spaces?

Genetic drift free m the sabre-toothed tiger?

Mystery X-Ray
Any idea what the circled red things are on this cat radiograph? If you need some brushing up on your radiology before you guess, follow this link- www.lbah.com/avian/how-to-read-a-radiograph-x-ray/
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Mystery X-Ray
Any idea what the circled red things are on this cat radiograph? If you need some brushing up on your radiology before you guess, follow this link- https://www.lbah.com/avian/how-to-read-a-radiograph-x-ray/

 

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Can you take an AP view of animals? Human x-ray tech asking.

Clavicles?

Some kind of parasite?

Do we know how this entered the body? Skin? Mouth?

Pieces of broken ribs?

Clavicles

✂️ it looks round at one end

clavicle broken or knocked out of joint?

Hair ties?

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