Gastrointestinal Stasis in Rabbits

Introduction

Dr. Jessica Magnotti of Stahl Exotic Animal Veterinary Services presented this distance-learning event for the veterinary medical students at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine as part of the Lafeber Company Student Program.

 

Webinar recording

 

References

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