ferret

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ferret
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2012-10-08 13:13:07
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  1. dont tolerate temp above
    88-90
  2. cbc
    complete blood count
  3. titer
    count of antibodies
  4. ovh
    ovarionhysterectomy
  5. removal of claws
    onchiectomy
  6. teeth cleaning 
    dental prophylaxis
  7. discharge down side of nose
    epiphora
  8. inside eye 
    medial canthus
  9. neck blood collection
    jugular 
  10. above heart
    cranial vena cava
  11. front leg
    cephalic
  12. back leg
    saphenous
  13. underside of tail
    tail vein
  14. physical examimation up to 3 years
    • fecal examination 
    • canine distemper vaccine
    • rabies vaccine
  15. fecal examinaation for 
    • giardia
    • coccidia
  16. canine distemper given 
    second shot given 
    booster
    • 8-10 weeks of age 
    • 3-4 weeks after
    • annually
  17. rabies vaccine given
    booster
    • 12 weeks of age(with 2nd distemper)
    • annualy 
  18. ovh jill__________ to prevent _______
    • 4-6 months 
    • fatal anemia
  19. hob neutered at ________
    4-8 months
  20. to prevent constipation
    give hairball laxative weekly
  21. ferrets naturally infected with ____
    dirofilaria immitis (heart worms)
  22. detecting positives for dirofilaria immitis
    cite snap test
  23. heart worm 
    dirofilaria immitis 
  24. preventative for dirofilaria immitits
    • heartgard for cats
    • liquid ivomec
  25. annually exam for up to 3 years 
    • complete physical
    • distemper and rabies booster
    • continue heart worm preventative 
    • cbc
  26. annually exam for ferrets over 3 years
    • complete physical 
    • xray (every 6 months)
    • distemper and rabies booster
    • heartworm preventative 
    • dental prophylaxis(as needed)
  27. family ferrets come from 
    mustelidae
  28. diet high in
    fat and protien
  29. play time
    2-3 hours 
  30. sleep time
    14-18 hours 
  31. heart between inter costal spaces ______ and _____
    5,6,7
  32. number of lobes right 
    number of lobes left 
    • 4
    • 3
  33. ferrets are _________ ovulaters 
    induced ovulators 
  34. male weight
    5-6 lbs
  35. female weight
    4-5 lbs
  36. gestation
    42 days
  37. litter size 
    1-17
  38. temp
    100-103
  39. breeding female onset 
    5-10 months
  40. breeding male ready 
    9 months
  41. keys to successful pet
    • genetics
    • environment
    • nutrition
  42. european polecat
    mustela putorius
  43. balck footed ferret
    mustela nigripes
  44. siberian polecat
    mustela eversmanni
  45. uses of ferrets 
    • hunt rabbits 
    • pelts (fur)
    • transport cables

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