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View Poll Results: do you have access to a herp-savvy veterinarian?

I have a herp vet nearby, no problem 31 25.62%
I have to cover some distance, but can get to one if necessary 17 14.05%
I might find one, if I spend a lot of time searching and travel a very long distance 31 25.62%
finding a herp vet in my area is pretty much hopeless 42 34.71%
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Old 24th November 2011   #14
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Default Re: Do you have access to a herp vet?

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lol, noted

But you said it yourself: you live in a large city, surrounded by civilization. I tell ya, if you ever get to meet our average bush vet, you'd despair too. The only one within 500 miles works out of a tiny dilapidated shack with no running water, and he has neither the interest nor the expertise to research treatment on anything other than dogs. If I went to him with a newt problem, he'd say "Why don't you research it yourself and then tell me what you need". That's how it's done here - It's a third-world country.
That's how it is done here too. However, i bet we are closer to third world than ya'll up there.

Good news is, I have yet to need an actual prescription. On the two occasions I needed an injection of antibiotics for injured rescues, our vet had them in stock. I had to show him the proper injection sites, but it all worked out.



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