How are dogs euthanized what drug is used?

Asked By: Cayla Steuber
Date created: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 10:56 PM
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The euthanasia medication most vets use is pentobarbital, a seizure medication. In large doses, it quickly renders the pet unconscious. It shuts down their heart and brain functions usually within one or two minutes. It is usually given by an IV injection in one of their legs.
Answered By: Noemi Jacobi
Date created: Mon, Apr 12, 2021 12:59 AM

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