118: Bezzo what?

Bushfires in Australia

Our Podcast sponsors have pitched in and are doing their bit to help out with the recovery program for the Australian bushfires. We knew they are good people! See below for their contributions:

Microchips Australia and Central Animal Records are donating AU50 cents from every microchip sold in January to the Bushfire Emergency Wildlife Fund. We urge all Australian veterinarians to stock up on microchips now! See here for more details.

Specialised Animal Nutrition has been providing stock of Critical Care for herbivores to wildlife shelters.

Chemical Essentials have also kicked in and supplied F10 packs for use in the field.


Brendan and Mark review Joker. Spoiler alert: they give it a 9.2 out of 10.

Main Topic: Foreign Bodies in Parrots

Mark discusses how to unstick parrots stuck with bezoars… or GI foreign bodies. Brendan fires the questions, and Mark answers…. or does he? Listen to learn and laugh. How do YOU pronounce ‘bezoar’?

Support our sponsors

Chemical Essentials. Cleaning and disinfection products and solutions for a wide variety of industries throughout Australia, as well as specific markets in New Zealand, Singapore and Papua New Guinea. The sole importer of the internationally acclaimed F10SC Disinfectant and its related range of advanced cleaning, personal hygiene and animal skin care products.

Specialised Animal Nutrition. Specialised Animal Nutrition is the Australian distributor of Oxbow Animal Health products. Used and recommended by top exotic animal veterinarians around the globe,  the Oxbow range comprises premium life-staged feeds and supportive care products for small herbivores.

Microchips Australia: Microchips Australia is the Australian distributor for: Trovan microchips, readers and reading systems; Lone Star Veterinary Retractor systems and Petrek GPS tracking products. Microchips Australia is run by veterinarians experienced in small and large animal as well as avian and exotic practice, they know exactly what is needed for your practice.

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