Mike Brampton is an Anaesthetic Specialist and founded Thames Medical, a leading supplier of Anaesthetic Monitoring Equipment for Veterinary Medicine in the UK. Mike founded Thames Medical in 1993 after working across the world with a variety of species. He’s got a few patents to his name and is interested in Capnography, Anaesthetics, Photography, Cycling and Skiing
You may have heard us mention these types of animals on Veterinary Ramblings before: they include hedgehogs, sugar gliders, and many other small furry friends – often called ‘exotic’.
But why do we call them exotic? Is this term really accurate? And what does it mean for owners of these animals?