The document provides guidance on the initial care and management of echidnas following rescue through to physical examination, initial treatment and stabilisation before presentation to a veterinarian. It provides advice on managing the more common rescue encounters in echidnas, including trauma, burns and orphaned puggles.
Initial treatment and care guidelines for rescued echidnas
The purpose of this document is to standardise the initial treatment of echidnas requiring rescue or rehabilitation.
- 9 August 2021
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
- Publication, Guide, Guideline
- ISBN 978-1-922672-53-7
- ID EES20210315
- File PDF 2MB
- Pages 38
- Name rescued-echidnas-treatment-care-guidelines-210315.pdf