Ferret Venipuncture

Obtaining a jugular sample

Ferret saphenous vein

Blood can be obtained from the jugular, cephalic, or saphenous vein in ferrets.  It is also possible to obtain a sample from the cranial vena cava (as you may see in the clinic), but this can be dangerous if done inexpertly.

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