Shelter Pet of the Day

Annie, submitted by reader Samantha Angels of Assisi 415 Campbell Avenue SW Roanoke, VA 24016 (540) 344-8707 angels@angelsofassisi.org   Sidenote:  In looking up this rescue's website, imagine my surprise when I saw one of my own dogs on their index page!  That's Patty, playing with the Kong Wobbler.

What is your State’s Law Regarding Animal Shelter Use of Succinylcholine Chloride?

Succinylcholine chloride is a drug described as "a skeletal muscle relaxant used as an adjunct to anesthesia, to reduce muscle contractions during surgery or mechanical ventilation and to facilitate endotracheal intubation".  I interpret this to mean that, in the proper dosage, the drug will relax the patient enough to allow an anesthetic breathing tube to … Continue reading What is your State’s Law Regarding Animal Shelter Use of Succinylcholine Chloride?