Analgesia and anesthesia in camelids

F. L. Garcia Pereira, S. A. Greene, M. M. McEwen, R. Keegan

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South American camelids, alpacas and llamas, are increasing in popularity. As a result, veterinarians in North American and European countries are treating increasing numbers of these species in their practices. This article reviews some of the common anesthetic and analgesic practices used in camelids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)227-233
Number of pages7
JournalSmall Ruminant Research
Issue number2-3 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Feb 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Analgesia
  • Anesthesia
  • Camelids
  • Monitoring
  • Tranquilizer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Animals
  • Animal Science and Zoology


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