Furthermore, if you hate exotic pet ownership why the hell would you tell me there's no problem here? Based on the past comments, I'm expecting you to just call me names and tell me I'mstupid. Her animal was bored and was losing its fur and had behavior issues. Kelleher at her clinic, Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital. Your 'example' was just an attempt to fear monger ignorant people like yourself. March 24, 2019 07x04 Swan Voyage March 17, 2019 07x03 What the Duck? Thielen another vet that works under Dr.
The show started in in 2014 and documents the adventures of Dr. And through the door they come. The fact is that exotic animals like iguanas and many others are so widely and easily available that anyone can buy them and that creates a lot in fact most of these animals getting killed, sick, abandoned or going from home to home. Who exactly do you think you are? I am in whole agreement that most of these owners do anything and everything for their pets, and are fabulous at it. Although I truly believe that scenario may be best for all of us, I would voice my opposition for your pitiful soul as well! For example, there was an owner with a seriously mentally unstable lynx. People buy what fits their wants, regardless of the animal's needs.
K is trying to get across is that it is very difficult to find the perfect conditions for exotic animals, and since there are so many illegal purchases of exotics, many people should not own a truly exotic animal because they will not be able to correctly care for that animal and it would live the best life it could, but Dr. Have you taken notice to the fact that about 95% of the people who have commented here disagree with your ignorant, close minded article? These animals shouldn't be in captivity. K is aware that lynxes are just the tip of the iceberg. The was 3D Chimera down in Miami. Susan Kelleher: This is a tangent topic, but I really want to encourage people to microchip all their pets.
I would be embarrassed that she made me seem like a bad person for owning an exoctic. That being said, I will not waste any time with the same arguments or statements for the most part! We do not fully understand if the 'suffering' suggested by elevated cortisol is like that of unbearable torture or on the level of a stressful day at the office. You get honey from your bees as well? One thrives in the wild and one thrives with humans, based on their breeding for thousands of years. It's odd that you got so angry at her comments- perhaps she reopened a wound referring your own inadequancies? Unsurprisingly, Kelleher has animals at home. Michelle Tompkins: Oh, that sounds wonderful. Michelle Tompkins: Now, how do you like people that connect with you? The constant challenge of trying to save animals who are often in desperate condition when they arrive at the hospital.
Domestic pets have plenty of problems too, but no one starts saying they shouldn't be owned. I said I would not waste any time reciting any statements previously made, but I think this is one that needs to be driven into your thick head. I don't have any idea why you would think otherwise. It really is that simple. Instead of trying to make a name by continually badgering her practice. The vehemence in which you reply to my comments just shows that I am getting under your skin. She must be aware of all the absurd bans that are brewing everywhere with Florida where she resides remaining as one of the few states that allows a reasonable number of species with permits.
One example is the lady who brought a lynx in. Even if she got Xander from a breeder, so what? She's very compassionate as far as treating your pet like a family member. But let's look at the marmoset owners on the show. K because I've always felt she is supportive, caring, genuine and quite aware of exotics and the issues involved. Some statements may be scripted to make the ratings better. And no that is not the same as owning a cat or dog you idiot, those are domesticated animals that could not live on their own. Bottom line: be grateful that her practice is there to provide the professional and caring service that it does.
Obviously, these behaviors are rare or non-existent in the 'wild' because captivity allows bad habits to grow when the animal's essential needs are always taken care of. Those lynx owners might not have been the greatest owners in the world, but neither are at least millions of domestic cat owners. If it is so difficult to recognize suffering how exactly are you able to mind-read every animal you've seen in your practice? In case you aren't informed, it is a literary device referred to as 'hyperbole'and it is used to expose the fallacies of arguments such as yours. It seems to make you very, very, very defensive, which is not a good look at all. Susan Kelleher: With the show, what people see on a daily basis is saving lives here with Dr.
I'm aware of some welfarists, like Clifford Warwick, who are staunchly against keeping reptiles in captivity. K is also one person who I've never heard calling for the ban on exotics. This same failed logic is mirrored in Dr. Michelle Tompkins: What led you to be a veterinarian? But that is exactly what is occurring in the new Nat Geo Wild program, Dr. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. Turns out she never followed any of Dr Ks suggestions.
Can you come up with one valid reason to justify her comments about the fennec fox? Even if I hadn't grown up in Buffalo, I had always wanted to live where it's warm. And all of any of us' s bleeding heart crying won't sway them from the almighty dollar. Or they have a right to own an exotic is selfish. I highly doubt any amount of volunteer work would shrivel my brain to point of me suggesting that an animal from the desert should not live outside of it. The company came and shot a sizzler reel, but the executives didn't like it.
Apr 29, 2018 8 A Perfect Storm May 6, 2018 9 Ferret Freak Out! From a Red-Rumped Parakeet with ulcerated eyes, to an egg bound Veiled Chameleon to a Kinkajou with a breathing problem, the doctors and staff at Broward Avian and Exotics treat everyone with dedication and determination. . He also likes to play the drums in his spare time. The reason for the -existence- of this blog is for the extremely extensive and never-ending bans against exotic pets. Google YouTube Some articles have YouTube videos embedded in them.