To view the examples you will need the adobe SVG plug-in. http://www.adobe.com/svg/ and a DHTML capable browser. No dogs were injured in the making of this tutorial. My cat got sick and a duck was shot, but thats it!
Panning in SVG content: Hold the alt key and click-and-drag with the mouse to pan an SVG image.
Zooming in SVG content: Hold the control key and click to zoom in at the mouse pointer location. Hold the control key and click-and-drag to select a region to zoom into. Hold the shift key, too, to zoom out. You can also use the zoom commands in the context menu.