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2020 Apr 17

Vet Rec

Analgesia in pet rabbits: a survey study on how pain is assessed and ameliorated by veterinary surgeons.


Benato L, Murrell JC, Blackwell E J, Saunders R, Rooney N
Vet Rec. 2020 Apr 17.
PMID: 32303663.


In the last 20 years, two studies on the veterinary use of perioperative analgesia in small mammals reported a limited use of analgesics in rabbits but suggested an increasing use over the years. The aim of this study was to better understand how pain is treated and ameliorated in rabbits while under veterinary care.