Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER
Some Bunny to Love+
An unresponsive ferret is rushed to the clinic for emergency care, and a gender-reveal party for a young marmoset is fun for the whole clinic.
Exotic & Chaotic+
These patients are exotic... and chaotic: a baby wallaby, a pygmy goat, a rescued coyote, a tiny monkey, a silver fox and a toucan come to the clinic.
Pain The Cheek+
In this week’s episode, an emotional support goat is showing signs of pneumonia while Princess Peach the hedgehog needs a check-up and a mani-pedi!
On a Mother Level+
At Dr. K's, a kangaroo and a python find out if they're expecting, a turtle and chameleon are egg bound, and mom and baby bunnies get critical care.
No Harm, No Foul+
In this week’s episode, a chicken with a severe neck wound needs emergency care, and Ziggy the Barred Owl plays peek-a-boo with Dr. K.
An Unlucky Very Bad Day+
A grumpy pig named Wilbur has a lump, an arctic fox with a mysterious illness, a traveling hedgehog is motionsick, a kinkajou with a breathing problem.
Snake Me Home Tonight+
This week, a hamster has a suspicious mass in a sensitive area, and a pot-bellied pig throws a temper tantrum while it gets a nail trim.
Monkey See, Monkey Boo-Boo+
Xenon, an 8-month-old fennec fox, is not able to put any weight on her swollen front leg and Dr. T suspects Xenon has a broken wrist. Jack, a 15-year-old blue and gold macaw, broke his femur after a fall at home.
Peanut, a one-year-old ferret, has bloody urine and Dr. K suspects a urinary tract infection but tests reveal a totally different and surprising problem, while Buddy, a baby skunk, comes in with a bloated belly and Ponchito, a sun conure, gets a string caught around his leg and risks losing his foot
It's a day of mystery at DRK's clinic when Crystal, a bearded dragon suffers a mysterious illness, Willie Nelson, a sweet prairie dog has an unexpected reaction to surgery, Leo a sulcata tortoise is run over by a car and Cleo a swan with a drooping wing worries Dr. T.
What The Duck?+
Stakes are high at Dr. K's Exotic Animal E.R as the team rushes to save Lil Bit, a prairie dog with a swollen face and life-threatening infection, save Croquetta, a potbellied pig close to choking on a large piece of fruit, perform an emergency surgery on an obstructed bunny named Po.
The doctors rush to find clues to what is causing a rabbit to wobble, a tortoise to not walk and a pig to not eat or poop. Mimi, a red-footed tortoise, can't walk. Dr. T gets creative building a tortoise sized skateboard to get him back on his feet.
Maximus, a small ferret, has a big lump on his face. Daisy the baby bunny has an injured foot that takes an unexpected turn, a feather-plucking cockatoo named Frida has an attitude and Shelly, a yellow-bellied slider, is having some puffy problems.
Thinking Outside The Fox+
Smaug the three-year-old tegu has tummy trouble that takes a turn for the worse, a routine bird check up turns out to be anything but routine when Dr. K discovers a surprising problem with Lola the fourteen-year-old cockatiel.
Toothless And Ruthless+
Mystery cases keep the doctors busy at the clinic, when Tutti, a one-year-old cockatiel won't stop throwing up, Toothless a veiled chameleon gets into a food fight with a cricket and has a swollen eye and Snowball a beautiful young snake stops laying eggs.
It's never a dull moment at the clinic with Biggie, a noisy pig that needs an eyelift, Fred, a quail attacked by a flock-mate that tries to escape, Buddy, a bearded dragon who is all choked up on his lunch and an adorable skunk, named Ophelia, who lets loose on the staff.
Easter Bunny Surprise+
Dexter, an adorable three-year-old pygmy goat with special needs has alarming blood in his urine. Marley, a two-year-old leopard gecko, is losing weight and has an enormous abdomen.
This Little Piggy...+
Unusual cases keep Dr. K and her team on their toes with Romeo, a stubborn Nigerian Dwarf goat won't pee, Adeline, a potbellied pig, scares everyone with a seizure. Snowball, a baby bunny has a bump on his chin and Leo, a tiny leopard tortoise, whistles when he breathes.
Kinkajou On This!+
It's a week of ups and downs at Dr. K's clinic with Paco, a sun conure, has a giant egg that won't come out, Jimmy Dean, a baby pot-bellied pig, brings a four-legged friend to his first vet visit, Pepe, a kinkajou, has burns on his tail and back paws, possibly from lightning.
All's Quail That Ends Well+
Dr. T treats a tiny chameleon and a newborn quail hatchling. And, the whole team fights to save a tortoise with a mysterious illness that has her whole shell and body turning white.
From an overweight pot-bellied pig to a tiny mouse with a wheeze, and a bunny with a mysterious bloat, DRK and the team treat all creatures great and small, and still manage to host a Gender Reveal party for a Galapagos tortoise.
A Prickly Problem+
A hedgehog goes in circles, a tortoise limps, a skinny guinea pig has a fat foot, a ferret's teeth are foul, and a little bird gasps for air. It's up to Dr. K and her staff to figure out what's gone wrong in the exotic animal kingdom this week.
A snapping turtle case stumps Dr. K as it takes a mysterious turn, a traveling hedgehog gives Dr. T the silent treatment, a feisty pygmy goat stirs up some mischief, a Quaker parrot arrives without a beak, a bearded dragon needs a warm bath and a pet rat gets a new pair of boots!
A Mite-Y Big Problem+
Merlin the cockatoo has a mysterious problem with his feet, Logan a pregnant boa constrictor is covered in creepy crawlies that could be endangering her unborn babies, Stephanie the opossum is suffering from an infected tail, Quack the duck has an unwanted piercing that needs removal, while Tommy and Arthur-two baby Indian Star Tortoises-have their very first visit to the doctor.
Monkey Do, Monkey Don't+
Lily the tamarin monkey gets injured while playing with the family dog, a tree boa called The Sickness has a blocked windpipe, Machoman the parakeet is suffering from a suspected hernia, while Diesel the Weasel-a baby ferret-is making mysterious gurgling noises. Huacho, a silver fox, has a suspicious lump on his ear, and Buddy the squirrel has a very personal and painful problem.
Dr. K's clinic fills up with mysterious cases, including a lonely sugar glider gets a new diet, a gassy rabbit worries Dr. K, a baby macaw suffers fainting spells, a sassy prairie dog has a toothache and a rescued baby raccoon gets his first check-up.
I Wallaby Your Baby!+
An adorable baby wallaby visits the clinic and charms the entire staff. Meanwhile, a feisty ferret has blood in its urine, and its owners are concerned. Also, a 12-year-old bunny and long-time Dr. K patient, is in pain from a broken leg.
A bunny's battle scars turn serious after a vicious attack, a kinkajou with a sweet tooth gets sassy, an emergency pot-bellied pig patient rushes in after eating rat poison and a savannah monitor lizard has a sticky problem!
Unusual cases fill up Dr. K's clinic, including a baby chicken named Maleficent missing a wing after a rat attack, a hedgehog with a bulging and dried out eye, a red-footed tortoise with a serious limp and a rabbit with a head tilt.
It's a day of juggling emergencies for Dr. K when Big White, a Muscovy duck rushes in after being shot multiple times, Dapples, a pig in labor for three days needs immediate attention, Nutmeg an adorable mouse has a mysterious mass and Franklin, a twenty-three-year-old yellow-bellied slider, has shell issues.
How Venus Got Her Groove Back+
Dr. K's staff has their hands full with surprising cases, including an unusual water amphibian that has lost her groove, a wild softshell turtle that is hit by a car needs immediate attention, a Quaker parrot with an eye pecked out and a severely dehydrated potbellied pig that is in trouble.
Bad Bad Boa+
Dr. K treats a young male monkey with anger issues and a cuddly guinea pig with a large lump under its chin. Additionally, she discovers a mystery mass in a beloved pet rat, and a noisy pig gets a pedicure.
A Reptile Dysfunction!+
It's a wild day at Dr. K's clinic, as a malnourished baby lemur named Lena rushes in, in shock, Stuart a beloved mouse gets a much needed eyelift, and a chameleon named Yoda has something unusual sticking out from under his tail.
Dobby, a very sick ferret who hasn't been eating for two weeks rushes in to see Dr. K; Kate, a duck with a rusty hook stuck in his foot needs medical attention; A pretty pig named Macherie gets a piggie spa day from Dr. Pardini; Dawn, a seven-year-old rabbit with a twisted neck, has her owners worried and Jon Snow, a two-year-old dwarf hamster has something suspicious on his belly.
Sick As A Prairie Dog+
A long-time prairie dog patient is rushed in dehydrated and in need of immediate attention. Dr. K tends to a macaw that might need a risky surgery and examines a squirrel with a mysterious bump on its cheek. Lastly, staff examines a hedgehog that might have mites.
Your Royal Sinus+
Dr. K examines a beloved 10-year-old rabbit that comes in with serious sinus and eye issues. Worried about infection, Dr. K sedates the rabbit to get a better look inside its sinus cavity. Meanwhile, Dr. Pardini performs a pregnancy test on a sugar glider. Lastly, Dr. K treats a cockatoo that has come down with a case of the sniffles.
Can't Bite Me Love!+
Dr. K worries about infection after a parakeet is attacked by a cat. A pot-bellied pig comes into the clinic with a puzzling limp. Dr. K sends the pig for x-rays to get to the bottom of the mystery. Meanwhile, a cold and dehydrated newborn bunny fights for its life.
Band of Bunnies+
Dr. K performs surgery on a beloved bunny that is rushed into the clinic with internal bleeding. She also sees a monkey with a mysterious lump on its chest and is concerned the mass could be cancerous. The monkey is sedated so the mass can be removed and sent out for a biopsy. Lastly, she treats a guinea pig for pneumonia and an ear infection.
Big Bite, Pig Attitude!+
Feisty patients find their way into Dr. K’s clinic, including a potbellied pig with a mysterious lump on its throat. She also sees a rabbit with a blockage in its GI tract, a guinea pig with an infected foot, and pet rats having trouble breathing.
Sugar Glider Honey Bunch+
Dr. K’s clinic is full of unusual cases, including a sugar glider mother-daughter duo with a slew of unexpected issues. Meanwhile, Dr. K treats a tortoise with a suspicious growth on its shell and examines a one-month-old baby guinea pig.
With two emergencies and two surgeries, it is a busy day at Dr. K's clinic! Bambi, a 7-year-old Nigerian Dwarf goat has been in labor for 24 hours. Dr. K performs an ultrasound and is unable to see any signs of life and takes Bambi in for an emergency C-section. Douglas, an 8-month-old male sugar glider, comes in lethargic and unable to eat. Dr. T attempts multiple treatments and is discouraged by Douglas' lack of improvement. Bacon Bits, a 2-year-old sassy potbellied pig presents with irritated eyes. Dr. K determines that a "pig eyelift" is the solution. Biz a 4-month-old Betta fish comes in due to staying at the bottom of the tank. Dr. K prescribes...
Hide N' Snake+
It's a wild few days at Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER starting with baby raccoons rescued from a construction site, a possibly pregnant boa constrictor who escapes during an x-ray, a fox squirrel with a deadly dental disease, a hamster with a broken leg and Dr. K's squabbling pet rabbits. Scales and fur fly as Dr. K and company try to keep control of crazy critters.
From a limping potbellied pig to a toucan that flew the coup, to a trio of squabbling roosters, Dr. K and her staff have their hands full with unusual exotic animal cases that are difficult to solve. Dallas the potbellied pig proves that a simple grooming can make a pig walk proud again. Felipe, a sleepy toucan, gets the attention he needs to feel like flying. Biggie, the albino iguana, has an eye opening infection. While a trio of roosters come in for a simple procedure that turns serious. And Delilah, a bearded dragon, is stubborn to give up her eggs, until faced with surgery.
Sushi Eating Squirrel Monkey+
From a sushi eating squirrel monkey, to a mystery linking a cockatiel and ceramic statue, to a pregnant rabbit taking up residence in the bathroom? Dr. K's clinic is busy with curious exotic animal cases. The vet staff goes into "bunny watch" mode as Gwen the pregnant rabbit builds a next and prepares to deliver. Dr. T X-rays a goat statue to see if it is the cause of a Cockatiel's illness. Zooky, a badly behaving squirrel monkey, comes in for a neuter and goes home with a better diet. And a rescued raccoon's injury takes an unexpected turn.
The tables are turned when Dr. T's bunny suffers a life-threatening illness, a baby macaw gets a new leg on life, while a guinea pig's insides turn outside and a rowdy rooster loses his footing. Dr. T comes in on her day off after noticing that her 6-year-old rabbit, Benjamin isn't eating. Blood tests and x-rays reveal a potentially serious liver issue and he is taken to surgery. A young macaw is born with his knee on backwards and Dr. K attempts an intense procedure to correct the issue. A 6-year-old guinea pig prolapses and her owners are faced with a life or death decision. And a rooster presents with a mystery illness causing lameness in both...
Two Heads Are Better Than One+
The clinic treats unusual exotics this week seeing a kangaroo with a powerful kick, an escaping Burmese python, a beloved mouse with a mass, a newborn goat, and a two-headed baby snake. Kalin the kangaroo comes in for an ultrasound. Her owners are hoping that she is pregnant. Marble, a four-day-old goat, is brought in as an emergency for not eating. Dr. K gives the newborn goat around the clock care, in hopes of survival. Dr. T sees an 8-foot Burmese python brought in for possibly being egg bound. And Dr. K takes a 1-year-old mouse into surgery to remove a mass. The vet staff is shocked when a client brings in a baby boa with two heads.
A Magic Rabbit Act+
The doctors have their hands full with a tortoise blood transfusion, a goose with a gaping neck wound, a magic rabbit trying to pull a disappearing act and an adorable opossum with a stinky situation. Hercules, a 22-year-old sulcata tortoise, comes in for not eating and Dr. K contemplates a blood transfusion using her own tortoise, Durda as the blood bank. A 10-year-old magician's rabbit named Rainbow goes into surgery to remove a mass and doesn't want to wake up. A rescued opossum urinates and gushes pus on the staff, indicating infection and is in need of a serious surgery. A goose with a gaping neck wound challenges Dr. T and the staff.
My Ferret Ate What?+
The doctors hone their detective skills as they solve a pigeon's mystery mass, find a foreign object inside a ferret, investigate a Savannah cat's illness and save a hedgehog from a severe dog attack. Smokey, a feisty ferret, has swallowed something that is causing an intestinal blockage. Dr. K must operate to remove the foreign object. Crazy Bird, a ten-year-old pigeon, also has something in her stomach. Dr. T worries it is a decomposing egg or a tumor and decides to operate to remove the infected mass. Sephi, a hedgehog attacked by a dog, undergoes an emergency procedure to close a massive wound on her head. Penelope, a Savannah cat is in for...
A Perfect Storm+
Following a recent hurricane the clinic fills up with clients including an escaped sulcata tortoise hit by a car, a 7-week-old potbellied pig screaming in pain, a 2-year-old severe macaw that can't breath and a ball python that might be pregnant, but possibly just overweight. Cuddles, a baby potbellied pig, comes in not able to pee and may be suffering kidney stones. George, a sulcata tortoise, is in pieces after a serious hit and run. Mini Me, a beloved severe macaw takes a turn for the worse and a rather large ball python finds out if she is expecting or not.
Ferret Freak Out!+
Sheldon, an eleven-month-old pig, gorged himself on dog food and comes in vomiting. Sheldon has eaten so much that he is at risk for abdominal obstruction, or even rupture. Vet Tech Dyanne brings her bunny, Keiko, so that Dr. K can investigate a tooth infection likely caused by anti-biotic beads installed during a surgery last year. And chinchilla Prince comes in with an irritated, crusty eye. Dr. T gets to the root of the problem.
Call of Doodie!+
Bubba, a green wing macaw with a mysterious mass, has Dr. K going beyond the call of "doodie" to remove whatever is causing the bird's tummy trouble. Dr. T gets a visit from Donatella, a tiny tortoise, who lost more than one round in a fight with a pit bull puppy, while Mocha, a four-year-old rabbit, with cheek trouble challenges the staff, and Dr. K gets a special visit from a helpful pig named Pluto, with a super sniffer.
Baby Kangaroo Alert!+
Washington the tortoise appears to have sand obstructing her GI tract, a bladder stone and also potentially needs to have her ovaries removed. Walter is a male rabbit and is over five years old. Dr. K examines him and finds what looks like an infection on one of his toes.
Baby the Squirrel arrives after having been driven all night and hundreds of miles from Georgia, specifically to consult with Dr. K. Baby's recent weight loss from not eating and her overall lethargic mood is concerning owner, Rusty. Baby is a real mystery, but one Dr. K is determined to get to the bottom of!
One Funky Monkey+
It's a busy day at Dr. K's clinic! Abu, a newborn owl monkey, comes in to see Dr. K because his fingers are swollen due to getting his mother's hair tightly wound around them. Next, Little Girl, an opossum, comes in because her owners are concerned about her inflamed anal glands.
Return of The Dragon+
Oreo the rabbit, who isn't able to get veterinary care in the American Virgin Islands, is being flown in for care at Dr. K's. Next, Pascal, the bearded dragon is rushed in as an emergency! The owner thought she was dead, but while attempting to dispose of her, Pascal moved, so she was rushed in to see Dr. K.
Tonga the Lemur comes into the clinic to be spayed. Tonga's owner, Nina, is worried as Tonga's behavior has become increasingly aggressive. Later, Stinks, a young rabbit, arrives for a CT scan on his eye.
Prairie Dog Companion+
Chocolate, the ferret, comes in to see Dr. T because he has been losing some hair on his tail and his owner has noticed a lump around his chest area. Twinkles the bunny comes in as an emergency.
Pain In The Beak+
Elle, a young marmoset is rushed in after being seen by another vet. She arrives with swelling of the eyes, breasts, and mouth and has stopped eating. Dr. T and Dyanne hit the road to examine a male peacock named Kevin who is acting extremely lethargic and showing signs of a severe infection.
Cookie, a rat, and Charlie, a bird, are brought in and seen by Dr. T. Charlie is an Amazon that hasn't seen a doctor in at least ten years, and has lumps all over his body. Next, Carmela, a rather large pig, has been having issues walking.
It's business as usual at Dr. K's exotic animal E.R., until a stressed out 10-year-old Eurasian lynx is brought in for over-grooming and not eating. Dr. K suspects a large hairball to be at the root of the problem, and contemplates emergency surgery on the large cat.
A pair of Amazons who were viciously attacked by a dog are rushed into the clinic, presenting Dr. K with a huge challenge as she fights to save them. Meanwhile Dr.Thielen needs to get to the bottom of why a young ferret appears malnourished and in bad condition. Dr Ks dad, Richard, brings in, Dolly, his dog for Dr K to take a look at, she bends the rule "No dogs" especially for him. Dr. Thielen deals with a dehydrated baby Sugar Glider who is fighting for its life.
Chinchillin' Like A Villain+
Dr. K's staff faces unusual emergencies this week. A lovebird with cancer undergoes a very risky surgery, while a hedgehog, attacked by a dog, is treated for a possible broken leg. And a 9-year-old chinchilla named Kirby, presents with a serious case of diarrhea that progresses into a life or death situation.
Max a middle aged Macaw comes to Dr. K after nearly bleeding to death several weeks before. Meanwhile a young pregnant female marmoset is rushed into the clinic suffering from a miscarriage and Dr. T does her best to save mother and baby. Piper a young bunny is in search of a new home and Dr. K makes it her mission to repair Pipers eye and also find her a new home. Dr. G has a Muscovy Duck who is in extreme pain but whose symptoms present a riddle that Dr. G tries her best to solve with the help of Dr. K.
Snake, Rattle & Roll+
Louis, a 35 year old Amazon, has a growth on his leg and Dr. K needs to sedate this little bird in order to investigate further but the challenge is, hes already died twice under anesthesia. Dr. T has to deal with a rare Albino Ball Python who is suffering from a respiratory infection, alarmingly, causing him to struggle to breath. Dr. G has to deal with a rather mischievous Lemur who gives both Tom and Dr. G quite the run around.
Dr. K and her team are preparing for surgery on Bob the sulcata tortoise that was brought in with a mass on his neck, likely a puncture wound caused by humping a stack of wood, when unexpectedly, an emergency case is rushed into the treatment room.
The Tortoise And The Dog+
Tazz, a 22 years old Squirrel Monkey is rushed in as an emergency: Tazz is lethargic and non- responsive. DRK administers an IV catheter with antibiotics and vitamins. Shakia, a Sulcata tortoise is attacked by the family dog and is rushed into the clinic for treatment. Dr G makes an assessment but is very worried that the body cavity has been punctured and this could lead to a severe infection in an area where the doctors have little access. Jake the Guinea Pig comes to the clinic because his owner found blood in his urine. Jake has unfortunately had 3 bladder stones in the past 5 years and after taking x-rays DR K has some bad news for the owners.
Major Hissing Fit+
Dr. K and her staff are faced with many difficult cases this week. First, a pot-bellied pig comes into the clinic with an obstruction in her stomach that leads to emergency surgery to remove the foreign object. Sapphire, a Salomon Boa, presents with a bad respiratory infection that can lead to death if not treated properly.
Serious Monkey Business+
Nautilus, a beloved seven-year-old rabbit is brought in with a badly injured leg by her two very worried owners. After learning she has a fractured foot, Dr. K must perform a complicated orthopedic repair surgery. Bella Luna, a marmoset, is not acting quite herself and the owner is very concerned. Its a complicated case, so Dr. K calls for a Mobile CT Scan to be performed on her. When Dr. K checks on Bella Luna during the scan, she notices a mass on her leg, which could mean something much worse. On a field trip to the Everglades Outpost, Dr. T and vet tech Tom, meet Loki, a two-year-old wolf with a serious eye problem.
Sticky Pixie And Trixie Too!+
Tension is high as many critical patients visit the clinic. First, two sugar gliders are rushed in to get treatment after becoming tangled in a blanket and fighting their way out. Dr. Thielen checks out Macho, a newly adopted cockatiel that flew into a flytrap and has sticky material all over her feathers.
Harvey, a newly adopted seven-year-old rabbit, comes in with a dislocated hip. Dr. K says that he will need major surgery and Dr. T and Tom venture out to the Everglades Outpost Wildlife Sanctuary, to treat an alligator with a deep flesh wound. Meanwhile An emergency situation brings in three baby squirrels that have severe bloating and they could die without urgent care. Its a race against time as Dr. K and Dr. G fight to save them.
One Fat Parakeet+
Dr. K's day kicks off with an emergency, when a bleeding cockatiel comes into the clinic. Dr. Thielen sees three animals in one appointment, including a skunk that needs to be spayed and two panther chameleons that are in for a wellness check. Then Dr. K finds a litany of ailments in a nine-year-old ferret and must manage its care and quality of life.
It is sink or swim as Dr. K tries to solve what is causing swimming issues for two goldfish, named Harry and Sally. A severe macaw, named Kaylee, is brought in with a serious bite wound to the foot, caused by a larger bird.
Wibbly Wobbly Hedgehog+
Shiloh, a six-month-old female Flemish giant rabbit, is brought in with a mysterious ailment. She has recently been very lethargic and now is no longer eating or drinking. Dr. T immediately works on bringing down Shilohs alarming high fever and looks for a possible ear infection that could be whats causing her high temperature. Clover, a red-shouldered hawk from the Sawgrass Nature Center, is brought in for not eating. Dr. K notices right away that the hawk is pale and that the blood is watery, both signs of anemia and Dr. K fights to save this majestic bird. Quilson, a year-and-half-old African pygmy hedgehog, is brought in for a growth on his...
Let Me Clear My Goat+
It's a race against time as Dr. K treats Willie Nelson, a pet goat, with kidney stones. Willie is taken into emergency surgery not once, but twice trying to correct the problem and save Willie's life. Meanwhile, a baby severe macaw named Calypso comes in with a genetic bone disorder. Calypso is unable to stand. Dr. K decides to perform a risky orthopedic surgery, reforming the bones, allowing Calypso to stand.
Lizard of Oz+
Pixel, an eight-year-old dwarf rabbit, is brought in by her owners because she has not been pooping for a couple of weeks and is very bloated. Dr. K examines Pixel and is worried that something is going on in her intestines. Pixel is admitted for a CAT scan in order to find out what is causing her to bloat up so badly. Webster, a twenty-nine-year-old blue and gold macaw, comes in with an eye problem. Dr. K believes there is a strong possibility that Webster will need surgery on his eye. Tara and Dr. K bring Webster to Dr. Carastros office. Dr. Carastro performs an electro retina gram, where she stimulates the retina to see if its still viable....
A Bad Case of Rotten Eggs+
Broward Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital takes on a variety of exotic animal cases, including a hedgehog, a corn snake and an egg-bound sulcata tortoise. Dr. K and her team of veterinarians and vet techs work long hours to treat any type of animal that comes through the door…Anything but dogs and cats that is.
Bunny Nose Job+
While Dr. K and Dr. Diaz are at a veterinary conference, Dr. Thielen is on her own. Shes handled cases alone before. What could possibly go wrong?
Pot-Bellied Pig Out+
At Broward Avian and Exotics, some days are "chart topping crappy days." Dr. K starts the day with Chloe, a 6-year-old guinea pig having a seizure. Dr. K performs an intraosseous catheter to get fluids and medications into the guinea pig as quickly as possible. Dr. Thielen comes in to help and takes over the case. Dr. K then moves on to Jed, a ferret who is not behaving normally. Once bright and active, Jed now has a temperature and is completely lethargic. Dr. K thinks he has a hairball but that he also may have perforated his intestine. She gets him to surgery with Dr. Thielen assisting. When she opens him up, it is even worse than she feared....
Dr. K confronts a marmoset owner who is taking her baby marmoset on public outings. This is extremely dangerous for the marmoset and for the humans, as diseases can pass between them. If this baby gets a human disease like herpes, she could die. Dr. Thielen has a rabbit patient who's been brought in for a chin abscess. Unfortunately Dr. Thielen feels something abnormal in her belly that may be a much bigger problem than the abscess. She decides she wants Dr. K to perform surgery to remove this mass. When they open up the belly, the mass is huge. Dr. Diaz sees a kinkajou with a breathing problem. The owners are making a husbandry mistake with this...
Into The Fox Hole+
Dr. K assesses Cece, a veiled chameleon who is clearly egg-bound. The only way these eggs are coming out is through surgical intervention. But a veiled chameleon is a very small patient and the procedure will be difficult. Dr. K begins surgery but quickly runs into trouble and asks Dr. Thielen to scrub in. Will they be able to save Cece? Next Dr. Ks next treats Lily Pond, a Fennec Fox. The problem seems to be clogged anal glands. Dr. Thielen sees two guinea pigs, both of which are a bit on the chunky side. After answering many questions posed by Serena, the guinea pigs owner, Dr. Thielen has to tell her that her little guys will have to go on...
Leave It To Lemur+
While Dr. K and Dr. Diaz are at a veterinary conference, Dr. Thielen is on her own. But before Dr. K leaves, she decides to bring Xander, her blue and gold macaw, in to the office. Shes worried about his breathing and feels he should be under a doctors care while shes out of town. Dr. Thielen has completed many of her goals on her "internship to-do list" EXCEPT dealing with a large macaw! The minute the seasoned docs are off to the conference, Dr. Thielen gets an emergency call from a client with a lemur! Dr. Thielen doesnt have much experience with primates, let alone lemurs, and this one has a broken toe! Next, Dr. Thielen has her hands full...
At Dr. K’s, you never know what’s going to walk through the door. But one group of animals that are constants at her clinic are reptiles. These shelled and scaly pets are just as loved as the furry ones, and at Dr. K’s, they get nothing but the best care.
Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER: Smitten By a Snake+
Leo the pine snake has a puss-filled nose. Beretta the boa plays hide-and-seek. Sol the python is bitten by its live prey. Snowball, a pregnant pine snake, is in trouble.