|Author(s)||Nadine Lamberski, DVM, Dipl ACZM; Annie Newell, DVM; and Robin W. Radcliffe, DVM, Dipl ACZM|
|Journal||AAZV Conference Proceedings|
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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