Fish Joke for Monday-itis: playground

Q: What type of equipment is at an underwater playground?  

A: Sea-saw.
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People are self-medicating with pet fish drugs, bought through eBay, Amazon or Kmart!

One person said the Moxfish seriously helped their "fish" with wisdom teeth pain.

Another said their "fish" had sleeping troubles and a sinus infection. But with some of the medication, they were feeling better quite soon.

Reviewers used the antibiotics when their "fish" came down with bronchitis, or had infected gums.

Read more – http://mashable.com/2017/08/06/fish-antibiotics-america-healthcare/#SgX6YwlekOqj

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Dr Richmond Loh DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, CMAVA, NATA Signatory.
Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist
THE FISH VET, AUSTRALIA – PERTH | SYDNEY | MELBOURNE | TOWNSVILLE | BRIBIE ISLAND

Mobile Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.

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Did you know THE-FISH-VET is in Perth – Melbourne – Sydney – Brisbane – Townsville?

The Fish Vet offers a comprehensive aquatic veterinary services in a range of locations across Australia. Our veterinarians are based in Perth (WA), Brunswick (Victoria) and Sydney/Gosford (NSW). Aquatic specialists based in Brisbane/Bribie Island & Townsville, Queensland.

The Fish Vet, a one-stop-shop: there is no duplication of work, and no loss of time or information between management and consultant.

Services offered through The Fish Vet include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment for diseases
  • Management advice
  • Health certification
  • Supply of veterinary resources
  • Education and research

We service the following sectors:

  • Pet ornamentals (e.g. home aquariums, pond, aquaponics)
  • Display aquaria (e.g. public aquariums and zoos)
  • Commercial ornamentals (e.g. ornamental fish farms, retailers, wholesalers, exporters)
  • Education (e.g. universities, researchers, hobby groups)

DOWNLOAD OUR SERVICES MANUAL –> TFV Services and Fees 2017-18

There is a treatment for sunken fish.

From time to time, we see fish (mainly goldfish and koi), present with swimbladder disorders. Often they present with excessive buoyancy and float uncontrollably to the water surface. Here are a couple of examples:• catfish – https://youtu.be/rZlySKJkULg
• goldfish – https://youtu.be/SOMjZHW_gy4

Sometimes, the opposite happens, and they stay sunk on the tank floor.

For some time now, I’ve not been able to find a way to treat "heavy" fish. I’ve had minimal success with re-inflating a shrunken swimbladder.

Our colleague in the USA has pioneered the treatment for curing a sunken (negatively buoyant) goldfish.

Learn how Dr Jessie Sanders does it, at this link –
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1414766785238933&id=188036301245327


Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh
DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics& Pathobiology), CertAqV, NATA Signatory.

Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist.
PERTH | MELBOURNE | SYDNEY | TOWNSVILLE | BRIBIE ISLAND.
THE FISH VET – AUSTRALIA.

Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
Web: http://www.thefishvet.com.au
Ph: +61 421 822 383
Mail: PO Box 5164, East Victoria Park, WA 6981, Australia.

Why are we giving this koi carp a prosthetic moustache? See how Doctor Loh give fish some lip service.

Harry, the koi carp, injured his mouth. The broken premaxillary bone is repaired with a customised splint.

Watch how we gave him some “lip service” – http://tinyurl.com/TFV-mouthsplint

Dr Richmond Loh DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics& Pathobiology), CertAqV, NATA Signatory.

Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist.

PERTH | MELBOURNE | SYDNEY | TOWNSVILLE | BRIBIE ISLAND. THE FISH VET – AUSTRALIA.

Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.

Web: http://www.thefishvet.com.au

Ph: +61 421 822 383

Mail: PO Box 5164, East Victoria Park, WA 6981, Australia.

“Practice of veterinary medicine” means….

As defined by the AVMA:
● To diagnose, prognose, treat, correct, change, alleviate, or prevent animal disease, illness, pain, deformity, defect, injury, or other physical, dental, or mental conditions by any method or mode; including the:
• performance of any medical or surgical procedure, or
• prescription, dispensing, administration, or application of any drug, medicine, biologic, apparatus, anesthetic, or other therapeutic or diagnostic substance, or
• use of complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies, or
• use of any procedure for reproductive management, including but not limited to the diagnosis or treatment of pregnancy, fertility, sterility, or infertility, or
• determination of the health, fitness, or soundness of an animal, or
• rendering of advice or recommendation by any means including telephonic and other electronic communications with regard to any of the above.

● To represent, directly or indirectly, publicly or privately, an ability and willingness to do an act described in subsection 16(a).

● To use any title, words, abbreviation, or letters in a manner or under circumstances that induce the belief that the person using them is qualified to do any act described in subsection 16(a).


Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh
DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics& Pathobiology), CertAqV, NATA Signatory.

Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist.
PERTH | MELBOURNE | SYDNEY | TOWNSVILLE | BRIBIE ISLAND.
THE FISH VET – AUSTRALIA.

Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
Web: http://www.thefishvet.com.au
Ph: +61 421 822 383
Mail: PO Box 5164, East Victoria Park, WA 6981, Australia.

Vets help to keep farms safe and sustainable…

Here’s a nice article generally talking about the role of veterinarians to help improve productivity, better animal welfare and ensuring food safety and food security for our nation. A good reminder that not all vets work with dogs and cats.

Last week was National Farm Safety Week, and the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) used the occasion to remind vets how they can better work with farmers to prevent, detect and manage animal diseases on their properties.

“Resilience, health and safety in the agricultural community involves human health, animal health and sustainable and robust agricultural businesses,” AVA president Dr Paula Parker said.

“Veterinarians work with farmers every day to identify biosecurity, animal and human health risks and advise on systems to prevent, monitor, and manage diseases in their livestock.

“A disease outbreak in a heard or flock comes at enormous short- and long-term costs to agricultural businesses. Prevention and risk management is essential to protecting livestock against disease.”

Australian Cattle Veterinarians, a special interest group of the AVA, has developed BIOCHECK, a new biosecurity plan that helps farmers to identify major risks to their farm and develop plans to manage them.

Source: Vet Practice Magazine.

Read more here (link).

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Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, CMAVA, NATA Signatory.
Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist
THE FISH VET, AUSTRALIA – PERTH | SYDNEY | MELBOURNE | TOWNSVILLE | BRIBIE ISLAND

Mobile Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.

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