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Taxonomy: Chinchilla Degu Ferret Gerbil Guinea pig Hamster Hedgehog Mammals Mouse Rabbit Rat Rodent Sugar glider
Taxonomy: Avian Parrot Passerine Pigeon or Dove Raptor
Taxonomy: Avian Passerine Pigeon or Dove Raptor
Taxonomy: Avian Parrot Passerine
Long-term vascular access is difficult to obtain and maintain in chelonians. Fortunately, central venous catheters provide flexibility and length to avoid catheter dislodgement. Central lines are an effective tool that allow serial blood measurements and can be used for anesthesia administration, intravenous drug delivery, blood product transfusions, and continuous fluid therapy or continuous rate infusions.This photo tutorial article describes this simple technique step-by-step.
While most exotic pets are housed indoors, there are still some key concepts to keep in mind when winter comes around. Donated by Dr. Eric Klaphake, this client education handout describes exotic pet housing, transport, and household hazards during cold weather months.