Starting off in small ruminant practice

  • Blake H. Miller Northwest Mobile Vet, Portland, OR 97206
Keywords: small ruminants, urethral obstruction


The objective of this presentation is to provide useful and applicable information about common diseases and conditions that are encountered when including small ruminants and camelids in your daily veterinary practice. Being able to diagnose, manage, and treat common diseases requires basic knowledge and tools that any veterinarian can easily acquire. Anecdotally, the most common ailments encountered in practice, and that will be discussed today, include foot rot, urethral obstruction in male goats and sheep, rhododendron toxicity, dystocia, grain overload, pregnancy toxemia, external and internal parasites, arthritis, and polio.

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