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What is CAVM?

What is CAVM?

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAVM) is the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases or conditions that complement the more orthodox or conventional concepts of medicine. CAVM includes among other things, nutraceuticals, herbals, special diets, chiropractic and manipulative therapies and acupuncture. Over the last several decades

Exotic:  Not Just A Destination

Exotic: Not Just A Destination

The phrase “exotic pet” probably brings to mind colorful parrots and rainbow-hued frogs.  Veterinary medicine has long defined exotic animals as any animal other than the pet cat or dog or traditional farm animal.  So, while “exotic” does encompass parrots and other birds, it also

Message for Livestock Keepers (chickens, goats, sheep, bees,and more!)

Message for Livestock Keepers (chickens, goats, sheep, bees,and more!)

With the increase in popularity of the backyard farm animals in the 21st century, Landrum Veterinary Hospital would like to address treatment concerns and limitations that we, as your veterinarian face on a daily basis. These are not your grandparent’s farm animals.  While the animals