Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 48 issue 2 (april 2014) : 182-187


R.P. Ram, L.L. Dass, A.K.Sharma*
1College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi-834 006, India
Cite article:- Ram R.P., Dass L.L., A.K.Sharma* (2023). CLINICO- ANAESTHETIC CHANGES IN DOGS FOLLOWING EPIDURAL ADMINISTRATION OF KETAMINE AND BUPRENORPHINE. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 48(2): 182-187. doi: 10.5958/j.0976-0555.48.2.038.
The study was conducted in 10 clinically healthy male/female mongrel dogs of about one year of age. They were randomly divided in to two groups containing five dogs in each group.Ketamine hydrochloride @3 mg/kgbwt  in group I and Ketamine @3mg/kg bwt in combination with buprenorphine @ 0.00s mg/kg bwt in group II were administered at lumbosacral space. Rectal temperature, heart rate and respiration rate were significantly higher at the initial intervals in both the groups , however, these values returned toward normalcy by the end of observation. The onset of analgesia was significantly lower (P
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