Animal Hospital

Serving Bel Air, Aberdeen & Surrounding Areas

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Chadwell Animal Hospital opened its doors in September 2003. It was a collaborative effort by Dr. Keith Gold and Dr. Ruby Schaupp (a husband and wife team).
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Green Iguana

Green Iguana

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Oct 8, 2014

The common or green iguana has been gaining popularity as an exotic pet for several years.  Unfortunately, misinformation and naivete about the true needs of this species have led to many sick animals and disappointed owners.  This paper will discuss the latest, and...

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Geckos

Geckos

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Oct 8, 2014

Geckos are a very interesting and ornate group of reptiles.Leopard geckos are among the largest, at 8-9 inches, and differ from the rest in many ways.  They have a prominent outer ear, eyelids, and do not have lamellae, the suction cup-like ends to their toes for...

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Chameleons

Chameleons

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Oct 8, 2014

Chameleons are unique and intriguing lizards.  While not low maintenance reptiles by any means, a small amount of research will prove the difference between a good care provider and an unsuccessful one. A variety of chameleon species are available for purchase. ...

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Care of Water Turtles

Care of Water Turtles

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Oct 8, 2014

Avian and Exotic Animal Hospitals of Los Angeles and Orange Counties Richard W. Woerpel, MS, DVM Walter J. Rosskopf, Jr, DVM Introduction Various species of water turtles are kept as pets in the United States. Most of those purchased by hobbyists originate from the...

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Rabbit Care Information

Rabbit Care Information

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Sep 22, 2014

Diet   FRESH VEGETABLES: It is recommended that rabbits be fed plenty of fresh vegetables from the time that they start eating and throughout life. Feed vegetables daily. Here are a few suggestions: basil escarole mustard greens bok choy mint broccoli (including...

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All About the FERRET

All About the FERRET

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Sep 22, 2014

by Oxford Ferret Rescue What are Ferrets? Ferrets are domestic animals and cousins of weasels, skunks, and otters. They are not rodents! They are friendly and make excellent pets. If you’ve never met one before, the easiest way to think of them is somewhere between...

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Care of the Thai water dragon, Physignathus cocincinus

Care of the Thai water dragon, Physignathus cocincinus

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Sep 2, 2014

The Thai water dragon, Physignathus cocincinus, originates from the forests of India and eastern Asia, and often remains close to fresh water. This member of the family AgamidaeAgamids, lizards of the family Agamidae, include more than 300 species in Africa, Asia,...

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Captive Care of the Desert Tortoise, Gopherus agassizii

Captive Care of the Desert Tortoise, Gopherus agassizii

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Sep 2, 2014

Client handout from the: Journal of HerpetolologicalHerpetology is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of amphibians and reptiles. Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 11, No.3, 2001 Housing Tortoises should be housed in outdoor enclosures whenever possible A...

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Captive Care of the Boa Constrictor

Captive Care of the Boa Constrictor

Posted by Chadwell Animal Hospital on Sep 2, 2014

Client Handout from the Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2001 Husbandry Boas should be housed individually, except during breeding attempts. Enclosures for juvenile boas should be at least 61 cm (24 in) long an 38 to 61 cm (15 to 24 in)...

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