We wish to thank the following consultants for taking time to assist us with making the Rat Guide as accurate as possible.

Craig L. Franklin, DVM, PhD., ACLAM
Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory (IDEXX RADIL)
University of Missouri
(Rv, CAR bacillus)

Robert Jacoby, DVM, PhD., Dipl. ACVP
Professor and Chairman, Section of Comparative Medicine Yale University School of

Abigail L. Smith, MPH, PhD., ACLAD, ILAR
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Past President American Committee on Laboratory Animal Diseases (ACLAD)

Richard Mckinniss, DVM
South Seminole Animal Hospital
Fern Park, Florida

David Byrd, DVM
South Seminole Animal Hospital
Fern Park, Florida

Dr. Greg Rich, DVM
West Esplanade Veterinary Hospital
Metairie, Louisiana
(phenobarbital, hydrocephaly-seizures)

Michael Hutchinson, DVM
Animal General
Cranberry Township, PA.
(treatment regimen in URI & Pneumonia)

Vanessa Pisano, DVM
Medical Director, VCA North Springs Animal Hospital
Coral Springs, Florida

Prof. Paul Flecknell, VetMB
Newcastle University

Susan M. Caraker, DVM
Staff Veterinarian
Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory (IDEXX RADIL)
University of Missouri

Gregory W. Lawson DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine
Director/Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
(chronic progressive nephropathy)

Thomas M. Donnelly, DVM, DACLAM
Warren Institute | 712 Kitchawan Rd
Ossining NY 10562-1118 USA

J.C. Burcham, DVM
Olathe Animal Hospital
Olathe, KS
(video presentation of mammary tumor removal)

Anthony Pilny, DVM, DABVP-Avian Certified
Avian & Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery
The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine

Steven R. Hollingsworth, DVM, DACVO
Chief, Ophthalmology Service, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis
(lens luxation / subluxation)

Nathalie Baldwin, DVM
Village Gate Animal Hospital and Pet Resort
Columbus, OH

Adele Wharton, BVSc, MRCVS, CertGP (F&L)
Veterinary Surgeon
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom


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