Chapter 13. Ground and Tree Squirrels

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Dawn Smith

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch13

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2008) Ground and Tree Squirrels, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch13

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • squirrels;
  • food intake;
  • hydration;
  • depressed infants;
  • parasites

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Equipment

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Assessment of the Neonate

  • Initial Care

  • Formulas and Caloric Requirements

  • What to Feed Initially

  • Nursing Techniques

  • Frequency of Feeding

  • Amounts to Feed

  • Housing

  • Time to Weaning and Tips for Weaning On to Solid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Release: Captive Versus Wild

  • Sources for Products Mentioned

  • References and Further Reading