CLINICO- ANAESTHETIC CHANGES IN DOGS FOLLOWING EPIDURAL ADMINISTRATION OF KETAMINE AND BUPRENORPHINE

DOI: 10.5958/j.0976-0555.48.2.038    | Article Id: B-2314 | Page : 182-187
Citation :- CLINICO- ANAESTHETIC CHANGES IN DOGS FOLLOWING EPIDURAL ADMINISTRATION OF KETAMINE AND BUPRENORPHINE.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2014.(48):182-187
R.P. Ram, L.L. Dass and A.K.Sharma* arsham10@rediffmail.com
Address : College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi-834 006, India

Abstract

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

Keywords

Buprenorphine Clinico- anaesthetic changes Dog Ketamine.

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