Euthanasia Techniques for Exotics
In this presentation, I will discuss how to perform two-stage euthanasia in rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and ferrets. Common reasons for euthanasia, particularly in the emergency setting will be outlined. Suitable drugs for anaesthesia, vein access and what to expect will be addressed covering pro's and cons for different techniques.
Recording from 8 June 2022
Dr Anne Fowler, BSc(Vet)(Hons) BVSc, MANZCVS (Avian health, Wildlife health, Unusual pet medicine)
Dr Anne Fowler graduated from Sydney University in 1993 after completing an honours year looking at Vitamin D metabolism in marsupials. She has worked in a variety of mixed and small animal practices as well as working at Healsville Sanctuary and the University of Sydney's Wildlife health and Conservation Centre as a clinical registrar. In 2015, she opened the Adelaide Bird and Exotics Vet Centre which is the South Australia's first clinc seeing only pocket pets, birds and wildlife. Anne has been teaching wildlife carers in wildlife rehabiliation since 2020 and has produced several manuals on wildlife care.