37. Viverrids

  1. Gary West DVM, Dipl ACZM1,
  2. Darryl Heard BSc, BVMS, PhD, Dipl ACZM2 and
  3. Nigel Caulkett DVM, MVetSc, Dipl ACVA3
  1. Anneke Moresco and
  2. Scott Larsen

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch37

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

How to Cite

West, G., Heard, D. and Caulkett, N. (2007) Viverrids, in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch37

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma State University's College of Veterinary Medicine

  2. 2

    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

  3. 3

    University of Calgary, College of Veterinary Medicine

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813825663

Online ISBN: 9780470376478



  • viverrids;
  • anesthesia;
  • analgesia;
  • physical restraint;
  • drug delivery systems


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Taxonomy and Biology Related to Anesthesia and Handling

  • Anatomy and Physiology Related to Anesthesia

  • Analgesia

  • Physical Restraint Techniques

  • Drug Delivery

  • Vascular Access Sites

  • Endotracheal Intubation

  • Field Techniques and Strategies

  • Body Weight Ranges for Commonly Encountered Species

  • Anesthetic Induction Agents

  • Complications

  • Recovery

  • References