What animal can you not do a cervical dislocation for euthanasia?
What agency has a book on how to euthanasia each rodent?
what inhaled anesthesia can be used on mice, rats, and hamsters?
halothane and isoflurane
what injectable anesthesia can be used on mice, rats, and hamsters?
What is the most common blood collection sight in mice and rats?
lateral tail vein
how do you collect blood from large rats?
Cranial vena cava
For terminal rats, mice how would you collect blood?
What is another way of collecting blood from mice and rats besides lateral tail vein?
retro – orbital bleeding (capillary)
What are the different venipuncture sights for mice and rats?
SQ, IV, IP
How do you do an IP venipuncture?
draw an imaginary line across the abdomen, just above the knees, insert needle at 30* angle into the abdomen on the animals right side (because the kidney is higher on that side), close to the midline, aspirate and inject if safe to do so.
What do you use to give oral medication to rats and mice?
blunt tipped catheter or gavage needle (metal).
What injections are used in guinea pigs?
what is the most common blood collection site in guinea pigs?
lateral saphenous and cephalic veins
What blood collection site for guinea pigs can be stressful?
what blood draw sights in guinea pigs do they need to be anesthetized?
cranial vena cava, retro – orbital
What are some of the biggest cause of diseases in rodents?