anaesthetic

Is it safe to neuter my rabbit?
Neutering
Is it safe to neuter my rabbit?
It is important to have your pet rabbit neutered for health and welfare reasons. However, rabbits need to be anaesthetised for this, and it is a common belief that they are more prone to dying during or directly after an…
April 7, 2021
Anaesthetic-Free Dentals are safe and effective - Fact or Myth?
Fact or Myth?
Anaesthetic-Free Dentals are safe and effective - Fact or Myth?
Anaesthesia-free dentistry involves restraining an animal to remove tartar from the surface of their teeth. This may be done manually with instruments or using an ultrasonic scaler. It’s often offered as a cheaper or eas…
May 18, 2020 • 49 shares
Anaesthetic Shortage - will it affect my pet?
News and Comment
Anaesthetic Shortage - will it affect my pet?
A number of vet practices have been reporting problems in the last few days in getting hold of the anaesthetic gas isoflurane, due to supply problems from the manufacturers. However, instead of lasting a few days and the…
December 10, 2018 • 2458 shares • 2 comments
Life as vet - what its like
General anaesthesia: an essential part of a vet's tool kit
A general anaesthetic is one of the key tools of a veterinary surgeon. So many anaesthetics are carried out in a typical vet clinic that it is easy to take the procedure for granted.
March 8, 2017 • 56 shares
News and Comment
Ireland is living in the past: it's about to become legal for members of public to dock puppies' tails.
Tail docking is a illogical, nonsensical form of puppy torture, and it looks set to become legal in Ireland.  The procedure is brutal: a pair of scissors, a sharp knife or a tight ring are used to chop off a young puppy'…
November 14, 2013 • 10 shares • 20 comments
Horses
The Kinder Cut - Castration of horses
This is the time of year when people start to look at their cute little foals, and suddenly realise they're starting to grow up fast... As a result, it’s also when we start to get phone calls from people to talk about ge…
January 31, 2013 • 26 shares • 19 comments
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