Thirty immobilizations of captive giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) using a combination of medetomidine and ketamine

Author(s)Nadine Lamberski, DVM, Dipl ACZM; Annie Newell, DVM; and Robin W. Radcliffe, DVM, Dipl ACZM
Year Published2004
JournalAAZV Conference Proceedings
Page Numbers118-120
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Abstract:

Immobilization of giraffe and the associated risks have been previously described in the literature.1,2,5 The use of medetomidine and ketamine for immobilization of free-ranging giraffe has also been described.3 This report summarizes the immobilization of captive giraffe using this same drug combination.

Key Words: Giraffe, immobilization, ketamine, medetomidine, free-ranging, safe 

Authors: Nadine Lamberski, DVM, Dipl ACZM; Annie Newell, DVM; and Robin W. Radcliffe, DVM, Dipl ACZM

Journal: 2004 AAZV Conference Proceedings 


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