Message Number: YG3879 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-05-21 20:05:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Dr. Williams.. Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Rabies? Can
you tell?

In a message dated 5/21/2001 5:16:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

At this point, if you can, I simply use two fingers and apply
pressure inward and downward (on top of the lip) to the upper jaw
behind the canines trying to get between the jaw and the injured
of me. There is a natural indentation in the upper jaw there, and

the pressure helps you get the jaws open. I have found this to be

much more effective than flailing around and swearing (which I may
as a last resort ;)

You are saying basically grabbing around the bottom jaw with your
hand and
using your fingers on each side of the jaw and pressing the skin
onto the
teeth? I do and have used this a lot with different types of
Amy and the boys