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Abstract

Considerations for humane euthanasia in exotic pet species.

Abstract

Most veterinary professionals in companion animal practice will be familiar with and experienced in performing euthanasia in cats and dogs, but often less so with exotic pet species. This article aims to equip the clinician with an approach to performing humane, compassionate euthanasia in such species, keeping animal welfare paramount.