Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals

Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals

By C. C. Sheldon, DVM, MS, Program Director, Veterinary Technician and Laboratory Animal Technician Programs, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI, USA; James Topel, CVT, Instructor, Vet Tech and Lab Animal Tech, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI, USA; and Teresa F. Sonsthagen, BS, LVT, Instructor, Veterinary Technology Program, Department of Animal and Range of Sciences; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND


1. Restraint Principles

2. Knot Tying

3. Restraint of Cats

4. Restraint of Dogs

5. Restraint of Horses

6. Restraint of Cattle

7. Restraint of Pigs

8. Restraint of Sheep

9. Restraint of Goats

10. Restraint of Rodents, Rabbits, and Ferrets

11. Restraint of Birds

Appendix 1 Gender Names

Appendix 2 Physiologic Data

Appendix 3 Glossary