Animals Burned in California Camp Fire Being Treated with Tilapia Skin
Veterinarians in California are once again using fish skin to treat animals with burn wounds.
The University of California, Davis, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital announced earlier this week that they are working with VCA Valley Oak veterinarians to treat animals who suffered from burns in the Camp Fire, California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire to date. So far four dogs and four cats have had their burns treated with sterilized tilapia skin.
“We’re trying to change burn care for animals,” explained Jamie Peyton, chief of the Integrative Medicine Service...
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