Veterinary medicine

Feliz, a Sumatran orangutan living in Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana, is expecting her second child. Feliz’s newest offspring is due late this summer. “All of the work that the primate care team has done has paid off, and...[Read more]
Veterinary surgeons have recognized the benefits of point-of-care ultrasound for decades and they value how its use in large and small animal medicine informs diagnosis and minimizes surgical intervention . Beresford Capps, a veterinary surgeon based in Lewisham, South East...[Read more]
SonoSite Blog: Ultrasound for Elephant Medicine
India and Southeast Asia are home to the endangered Asian elephant, which is rapidly declining in numbers due to poaching and habitat destruction . In Myanmar, there are currently around 5,000 wild elephants, and another 3,500 that have worked in...[Read more]
SonoSite Edge II for Equine veterinary ultrasound
Pool House Equine Clinic of Fradley, England, recently marked the opening of a new, purpose-built veterinary facility . This center will support the provision of advanced equine veterinary services in the Midlands, and the practice has chosen a FUJIFILM SonoSite...[Read more]
Veterinarian using SonoSite ultrasound for equine medicine
Ultrasound has been used in veterinary medicine for over two decades, and is now an essential tool for vets investigating a wide range of pathologies . Equine medicine, in particular, relies on highly portable ultrasound systems to investigate lameness and...[Read more]
Every year the world's oceans lose roughly 100 million sharks due to human hunting. The big problem? Scientists don't know how to manage the population back. As an apex predator, sharks regulate smaller predators in the food chain, helping to...[Read more]
Vietnam’s wild elephant population has dropped from over 2,000 animals to less than 100 in 20 years, making the country’s 60 or so captive elephants vital to preserving the genetic lines of this critically endangered species. Dr. Willem Schaftenaar, Veterinary...[Read more]
Pregnant Manatee Returned to the Wild
When you think of manatee migration, you don’t normally picture aircraft. But that is how Washburn the pregnant manatee was transported from Massachusetts, where she was rescued (just off the coast) to Sea World in Orlando, Florida, where she spent...[Read more]
Dakila the endangered Visayan warty pig gets an echocardiogram at the Pittsburgh Zoo
Veterinary patients can be such pigs. At the Pittsburgh Zoo, they are occasionally lethargic, critically endangered warty pigs . One of the Zoo’s three resident Visayan pigs , Dakila, who is 8 years old, is one such patient. Her veterinary...[Read more]