Online Resources: Small Mammals

Although we’d like to believe you need look no further than LafeberVet, exotic animal medicine is a diverse and varied topic. View LafeberVet’s ever-growing list of additional online resources on small mammal medicine.

Small Mammals American Association of Laboratory Animal Science
aalas.org/index.aspxAmerican Association of Zoo Veterinarians
aazv.org/

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
abvp.com/

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
aclam.org/

American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners
aslap.org/

ASPCA: Small Pet Care
aspca.org/pet-care/small-pet-care/

Assessing the Health and Welfare of Laboratory Animals (AHWLA)
ahwla.org.uk/index.html

AHWLA Practical Animal Handling in Small Mammals
ahwla.org.uk/site/tutorials/BVA/BVA02-Introduction.html

Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians
aemv.org/

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
cdc.gov/

Charles River Infectious Agent Technical Sheets
http://www.criver.com/customer-service/resources/infectious-agent-information

Duke University Medical Center. Blood collection techniques-General concerns
vetmed.duhs.duke.edu/GuidelinesforBloodCollection

Florida Atlantic University Veterinary Services
http://www.fau.edu/research/vetservices/vetcare.php

The Humane Society of the United States
humanesociety.org/animals/

Lab Animal
labanimal.com/laban/index.html

Laboratory Animals Limited
lal.org.uk/

Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange
lawte.org/

Merck Veterinary Manual
merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp

Napa Nectar
selabgroup.com/napa_nectar.htm

National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement, and Reduction of Animals in Research. Blood sampling microsite
nc3rs.org.uk/bloodsamplingmicrosite/page.asp?id=313

Nutrient requirements of laboratory animals, Fourth revised edition, 1995
nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=4758

Nutrition Advisory Group: Feeding Captive Insectivorous Animals-Nutritional Aspects of Insects as Food
nagonline.net/801/feeding-captive-insectivorous-animals-nutritional-aspects-insects-food/

Oxbow Animal Health
oxbowanimalhealth.com/

Reading List Small Mammal specialty
ecams-online.org/documents/Reading%20list%20ECZM%20Small%20mammal.pdf

Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory
radil.missouri.edu/index-2.html

Small Mammal Hematology: Leukocyte Identification in Rabbits and Guinea Pigs
vet.uga.edu/vpp/clerk/lester/index.php

Sound Diagnostics, Inc.
sounddiagnosticsinc.com/

Tufts Open Courseware
ocw.tufts.edu/Schools/4

Tufts Open Courseware: Wildlife and Exotic Animal Nutrition
ocw.tufts.edu/Content/60/supplementarymaterial/784154

United States Department of Agriculture, National Agriculture Library Animal Welfare Information Center
awic.nal.usda.gov

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine: Comparative pathology; Avian/exotic test listing
cpl.med.miami.edu/avian-and-wildlife/price-list

University of Missouri Diseases of Research Animals
radil.missouri.edu/info/dora/Dora.htm

Vetdent.EU
http://www.vetdent.eu/

Veterinary Information Network
vin.com/

VeterinaryPartner.com Small Mammal Health Series
veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=SRC&S=5&SourceID=43

Veterinary Technicians and Assistants Resource Center
vtarc.com/

Worms & Germs Blog
wormsandgermsblog.com/

Chinchilla Chinchilla Planet
chinchillaplanet.com/Chinchillas.org
chinchillas.org/Lowcountry chinchillas: Is it a boy or a girl?
huggablepets.com/huggablepets/sexing.shtml

Sexing your chinchilla
chin-chillas.com/sexing_your_chin.html

TJ’s Chinchillas (includes helpful Herb Information)
tjschinchillasupplies.com/index.html

Ferret American Ferret Association
ferret.org/Ferret Central
ferretcentral.org/Ferrets Anonymous
ferretsanonymous.com/International Ferret Congress
ferretcongress.org/Pathology of the Domestic Ferret
afip.org/consultation/vetpath/ferrets/
Gerbil American Gerbil Societyagsgerbils.org/Learn/Gerbil_Care_Handbook/index.phpMongolian Gerbils: Care, Diseases, and Use in Research

UK National Gerbil Society
gerbils.co.uk/

Guinea pig American Cavy Breeder’s Association
acbaonline.com/Dystocia in cavies
acbaonline.com/articles/ACBA%20Health%20Dystocia.pdfGuinea Lynx: A medical care guide for guinea pigs
guinealynx.info/index.html
Hedgehog Hedgehog Central
hedgehogcentral.com/International Hedgehog Association
hedgehogclub.com/index.html
Mouse See Rat & Mouse below
Rabbit The Busy Bunny
busybunny.com/DebMark Rabbit Education Resource. Sexing rabbits
debmark.com/rabbits/sexing.htmHouse Rabbit Network. How to sex your rabbits
rabbitnetwork.org/articles/sexing.shtml

House Rabbit Society
rabbit.org/

Information Resources on the Care and Welfare of Rabbits

Omlet
omlet.co.uk/homepage/homepage.php

Pan-American Rabbit Science Site
easterplanet.ca

Rabbit Anesthesia and Analgesia
marquette.edu/researchcompliance/research/documents/RabbitAnesthesia-Analgesia.pdf

Successful management of rabbit anesthesia through the use of nasotracheal intubation.
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2679669/

Rat & Mouse Diseases of the Rat
aquavet.i12.com/Rats.htmLoyola Medicine. Mouse breeding informationRat & Mouse Club of America
rmca.org/

Rat & Mouse Gazette
rmca.org/Articles/respir.htm

Rat Behavior and Biology
ratbehavior.org/rats.html

Rat Guide
ratguide.com

Sugar glider Association of Sugar Glider Veterinarians
asgv.org/