Links

Wildlife Immobilization and Health

Guidelines: Canadian Council on Animal Care

http://www.ccac.ca/en_

CCAC is the national organization responsible for setting and maintaining standards for the care and use of animals in research, teaching and testing throughout Canada.Guidelines for the use of mammals in field research.

American Society of Mammologists – Animal Care and Use
http://www.mammalsociety.org/committees/animal-care-and-use

Laws & Regulations:

Canadian Firearms Program: http://www.cfc-cafc.gc.ca/

Veterinary Drugs Directorate:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/hpfb-dgpsa/vdd-dmv/index-eng.php

Canadian Federal Laws:
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-38.8/index.html

Food and Drugs Act http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-38.8/index.html

Manual of Common Diseases and Parasites of Wildlife in Northern British Columbia

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wld/wldhealth/diseases/index.htm

Wild game and fish may carry diseases that can be transmitted to people. Disease transmission to people can be prevented by following the guidelines provided in this pamphlet.

Necropsy

US National Wildlife Health Centre
http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov 

Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre
http://www.ccwhc.ca/index.php

 

Michigan Wildlife Disease Manual
http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10370_12150_12220—,00.html

 

Safecapture International (Wildlife Immobilization Courses)
http://www.safecapture.com

Australian & New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/ANZCCART/

References for animal pain, stress, and capture myopathy:

http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/wildlife/telemtry/refanim.htm

Useful PRINT References for Chemical Immobilization of Wildlife

  • Handbook of Wildlife Chemical Immobilization. Terry J. Kreeger. 1996. International Wildlife Veterinary Services. 340 pp.
  • Chemical Immobilization of Wild and Exotic Animals. Leon Nielsen. 1999. Iowa University State Press. 400 pp.
  • Wildlife Restraint Series. Jessup et al. 1991. International Wildlife Veterinary Services.
  • Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals. Murray E. Fowler. 1995. 2nd Ed. Iowa State University Press. 383 pp.
  • Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine. Murray E. Fowler. 1993. 3rd Ed. W.B. Saunders Co. 864 pp.
  • Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine: Current Therapy 4. Murray E. Fowler. 4th Ed. 1998. W.B. Saunders Co. 752 pp.

Veterinary Associations:

Association of Avian Veterinarians http://www.aav.org

American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians http://www.aawv.net

Canadian Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians http://www.cazwv.org

Wildlife Disease Association http://www.wildlifedisease.org

Wildlife Health Information:

Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre http://www.ccwhc.ca/

WildPro Multimedia (encyclopedia) http://www.wildlifeinformation.org

Contact

  • Phone 250-837-9311
  • Fax 250-837-9311
  • Email

Mailing Address

  • P.O. Box 2568
  • Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0
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