Chapter 25. Raccoons

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Darlene DeGhetto,
  2. Sophia Papageorgiou and
  3. Jennifer Convy

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch25

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2002) Raccoons, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch25

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:

  • raccoons;
  • carnivora;
  • procyonidae;
  • mating season;
  • rehydrating solutions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Restraint and Handling

  • Assessment of the Neonate: Age Determination

  • Initial Care and Stabilization

  • Formulas, Supplements, and Caloric Requirements

  • Tube Feeding

  • Feeding and Husbandry Tips

  • Housing

  • Vaccination and Deworming Protocols

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Release Criteria

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources for Products Mentioned

  • References