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Reliable recognition of pain is difficult in ferrets as many currently available parameters are non-specific, inconsistent and/or impractical. Grimace scales have successfully been applied to assess pain in different animal species and might also be applicable to ferrets. To compose a Ferret...

Author(s)
Reijgwart, M. L.; Schoemaker, N. J.; Pascuzzo, R.; Leach, M. C.; Stodel, M.; Nies, L. de; Hendriksen, C. F. M.; Meer, M. van der; Vinke, C. M.; Zeeland, Y. R. A. van
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 11, pp e0187986
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: A 10-week-old 0.73-kg (1.6-lb) castrated male domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was referred for exploratory laparotomy because of pneumoperitoneum and possible septic peritonitis after being bitten by the owner's dog. CLINICAL FINDINGS: Abdominal exploration revealed a...

Author(s)
Chassang, L.; Langlois, I.; Loos, P.; Freire, M.; O'Toole, E.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 252, 10, pp 1272-1278
Abstract

Acase report of a domesticated ferret (Mustela furo) envenomated by a presumptive rattlesnake (Crotalus sp.) treated successfully and safely with the novel Fab (2′) North American Snake Antivenom (Veteria Labs). The ferret presented with clinical signs of depressed mentation and facial edema...

Author(s)
Loredo, A. I.; Bauman, J. E.; Wells, R. J.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2018, 49, 2, pp 497-500
Abstract

Alfaxalone is a neuroactive steroid used as a general anaesthetic in several species including dogs, cats, ferrets and rabbits. This study evaluates the anaesthetic, analgesic, sedative and cardiopulmonary effects of Alfaxalone (alfaxan®) constant rate of infusion in Dexmedetomidine (Dexdomitor®)...

Author(s)
Sogebi, E.; Cliff, A. I.
Publisher
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, National Center for Information and Documentation (NIDOC), Cairo, Egypt
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2020, 51, 3, pp 373-379
Abstract

Alfaxalone is a neurosteroid with anaesthetic effects and it has been used successfully in several animal species. However, there are no data, to our knowledge, about its efficacy and safety in ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). We evaluated a variety of anaesthetic regimens in ferrets, namely,...

Author(s)
Giral, M.; García-Olmo, D. C.; Gómez-Juárez, M.; Gómez de Segura, I. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2014, 48, 4, pp 313-320
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Schoemaker, N. J.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Bristol, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting 2015, 6-8 November, 2015, Bristol Zoo Education Centre, UK. Ferrets and Pharmacology, 2015, pp 19-20
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Anesthesia and analgesia should be provided to ferrets that are undergoing potentially painful surgical procedures. The epidural route of administration for anesthetic or analgesic drugs can be used. This column outlines the relevant ferret anatomy, indications and contraindications and technique...

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Eshar, D.; Wilson, J.
Publisher
Nature America, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Lab Animal, 2010, 39, 11, pp 339-340
Abstract

A 1.5 year old neutered male pet ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was presented with a sudden onset of severe weakness. The ferret was kept with three healthy mates, was vaccinated against distemper regularly and was never ill before presentation. Clinically, the ferret was depressed, had a...

Author(s)
Müller, K.; Dietert, K.; Kershaw, O.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2015, 128, 1/2, pp 70-75
Abstract

Alfaxalone is a neuroactive steroid used as a general anaesthetic in several species including dogs, cats, rabbits and ferrets. It has a wide margin of safety and a similar anaesthetic profile to propofol. To increase its aqueous solubility, a new formulation with cyclodextrins has been marketed...

Author(s)
Arenillas, M.; Gomez de Segura, I. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2018, 52, 6, pp 588-598
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Author(s)
Keeble, E.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Bristol, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting 2015, 6-8 November, 2015, Bristol Zoo Education Centre, UK. Ferrets and Pharmacology, 2015, pp 35

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