What’s TheFishVet doing at the zoo today?

Today’s interesting fish job was at the Perth Zoo. "Pepper" the koi needed a growth removed from her eye. Here I talked the zoo vet and vet nurse through the anaethesia, pain management, surgery and post-operative care. They did a fantastic job! "Pepper" is now recouperating, prior to be put back with her friends in the Japanese Gardens.

And as a reward, I got to meet Simmo, the giant salt water crocodile, up close and personal. I’m glad to say I still have all my limbs!

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Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, NATA Signatory.
Aquatic Veterinarian | Adjunct Lecturer Murdoch University | President WAVMA |
Secretary Aquatic Animal Health Chapter – ANZCVS.
THE FISH VET, Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA. Mobile Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
Ph: +61 (0)421 822 383
Skype: thefishvet


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