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Wildlife Health at the Avian Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital

What is the Avian Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital? Where do you take a koala who has been hit by a car, or a wombat who is suffering from dehydration? The Avian Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital (AREPH) is the only purpose-built University-run wildlife hospital in Australia. It also includes a state-of-the-art laboratory for the…
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AREPH partnered with WIRES to provide a 24/7 Bushfire Emergency Advice Hotline

The Avian, Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital (AREPH) has partnered with WIRES to provide a 24/7 Bushfire Wildlife Emergency Advice Hotline. The hotline will give veterinary professionals and wildlife carers phone access to AREPH’s highly skilled wildlife vets 24/7. If you have any questions or require an over the phone assessment for wildlife, please call…
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Egg retention

Did you know it is relatively common for reptiles to become egg bound during laying? Egg binding also referred to as egg retention or dystocia, is when all or part of the clutch remains stuck in a female’s reproductive tract. There are many reasons a reptile might become egg bound, including improper husbandry, oversized eggs,…
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Do you know this Galah?

A very friendly Galah came into AREPH on the 8th October 2019. She was found by a member of the public getting attacked from some Ravens. The Galah had severe wounds on both her wings and tail, we cleaned out the superficial wounds, but she had severe damage to her left wing which needed to…
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