Wildlife Search and Rescue

Wildlife Search and Rescue

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Rescuing wild animals in distress requires a unique set of skills, very different from those used in handling domestic animals. The equipment, degree of handling, the type of caging and level of care a wild animal receives can mean the difference between life and death. Wildlife Search and Rescue is a comprehensive guide on a€˜best practicesa€™ and suggested standards for response to sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. This valuable resource covers the fundamentals of wildlife rescue, from a€˜phone to fielda€™, including safe and successful capture strategies, handling and restraint techniques and initial aid. Wildlife Search and Rescue is a must have for anyone interested in knowing what to do when they are face to face with a wild animal in need, or for anyone involved in animal rescue. While the book focuses on wildlife native to North America, much of the information and many of the techniques are applicable to other species, including domestic dogs and cats. Visit www.wiley.com/go/dmytryk/wildlifeemergency to access the figures from the book.A Guide for First Responders Rebecca Dmytryk ... nutritional support, 92a€“3, 93 restraint, 118, 118 hunting in development of conservation laws, 7 skills used in rescue, 42 hydatidosis, see zoonotic ... 39 in rescue personnel, 14 hypothermia, 170a€“171 in neonates, 195 Incident Command System (ICS), 40, 117 initial assessment, 158a€“9, 184, 186 ... mycoplasma infections, see zoonotic diseases National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 8 natural history, 1, 38, 42a€“3 in reducing stress, anbsp;...

Title:Wildlife Search and Rescue
Author: Rebecca Dmytryk
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-12-14

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