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From: Natasha Mohr
Date: 2001-05-30 03:39:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Sevoflurane

At 07:25 PM 5/27/01 -0500, you wrote:

On the subject of anesthesia, anyone used sevoflurane on their
ferrets? We've used Isoflurane exclusively, but have just
converted one of
our machines to sevo as it's supposed to be good in birds and
other small
creatures(rapid induction, low excitability phase) and I was
about your experiences with it.

My vet now uses sevo on all the ferrets she sees. We've had much
experience in this area, and Dr. Pitts (the vet) recommends it
highly. I can also see the benefits, too. It takes them a much
shorter period of time to wake up and they don't get that awful
taste that they do with iso, so there's no foaming at the mouth. I
wouldn't want my vet to use anything else, and definitely nothing