Trip to Blue Ridge Fish Hatchery @ Zokomo

I went to Blue Ridge Fish Hatchery this spring to give a seminar for the folks at Garden State Koi –  it was a LOT of fun. I put the notes on here somewhere. 

There was a guy there named Andrew Hedman and he shot a bunch of video and pieced it together into a tour of Blue Ridge Fish Hatchery and it’s a good video. Pretty much captures the meat-and-potatoes of that visit. 

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Parasite Videos Under the Microscope

Parasite Videos Under the Microscope Dr Petty has uploaded a mess of parasite videos to a Youtube channel. Some of them are really very, very good. I’m linking from here because I just stumbled onto them, and it seems that very few people have found them. I suspect it’s because she didn’t put “All my … Read more

Tooth Root Abscesses and Swelling Under the Eye in the Canine

Canine tooth root abscesses are common, and sometimes there’s more than meets the eye. What if it’s cancer from Apoquel? How can you tell? What should you do? How do you treat a tooth root abscess, antibiotics? Is it always ‘yanking the tooth’? Canine tooth root abscess management Management of a canine tooth root is … Read more

Boonie Gots Her Baby Teef Ouch

Luna had retained baby teeth. The space between the adult teeth and the two retained teeth was always a ‘home’ for slime bacteria and the odor from her mouth wasn’t endearing. Nope, not at all.
Nice thing about being a Vet is I could handle things.
So I brought some anesthesia home and we removed the offending teeth right on the countertop in the kitchen. She woke up in the bed.

She’s so cute.

Look how tiny her little canine teeth were!

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What’s Wrong With My Koi Fish?

What Is In Each Video? Table of Contents: Twenty Koi Health Video Tutorial Handling Stress -Have the fish been handled recently? Why that matters. Winter Stress -Temperature. Is it winter? Summer? Why that matters Feeding or Underfeeding – Feeding and Underfeeding. Why that matters. Ammonia Toxicity -Ammonia and it’s super common, why it matters and … Read more

Table of Contents: Twenty Koi Health Video Tutorial

Figuring out your Koi and Fish Health Illness Problem In Twenty Easy Steps What Is In Each Video? Table of Contents: Twenty Koi Health Video Tutorial Handling Stress -Have the fish been handled recently? Why that matters. Winter Stress -Temperature. Is it winter? Summer? Why that matters Feeding or Underfeeding – Feeding and Underfeeding. Why … Read more