Exotic Pets™

The show for people interested in pets that slither, hop, creep, fly or swim:  from bunnies to iguanas, parrots to ferrets, snakes to tortoises. Information on the physical requirements of these exotic pets and how to manage the often challenging environment and correct diet essential to their welfare. Doug Mader (The Vet at Noah's Ark)Co-hosted by Dr. Doug Mader, author of "The Vet at Noah's Ark: Stories of Survival from an Inner-City Animal Hospital,"who is a world-renowned specialist on exotic animals, author of four major veterinary textbooks on reptile and amphibians, and a passionate educator. Early episodes of this show were co-hosted by Dr. Karen Rosenthal, Director of Exotic Animal Medicine at several institutions of higher learning.

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner, Karen Rosenthal

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The Frog with a Tumor on His Face

Exotic Pets (07-05-2023) #222: Big mouth, large teeth, ate his own tumor! Dr. Doug’s book “The Vet at Noah’s Ark” keeps winning awards — Tracie urges everyone to grab a copy and find out why! This tale of a horned frog the size of a softball is a preview of coming attractions — it will appear in the sequel memoir. [Dr. Doug has a horned frog of his own, Kevin, who just celebrated his 9th birthday with a juicy thawed mouse!]