Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Nondomestic Animals
The Guidelines is an official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, and has been endorsed by the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians, the American College of Zoological Medicine, the American Board of Veterinary Toxicologists, the Association of Avian Veterinarians, the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, the Canadian Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, and the Wildlife Disease Association.
Twenty eight authors and fifty seven reviewers contributed to the production of this 111 page document.
In addition to sections covering the Aspects of Euthanasia and a Summary of Euthanasia Methods, there are taxon-specific recommendations for: invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, monotremes, marsupials, bats, nonhuman primates, rodents and small mammals, marine mammals, sea otters, carnivores, hoofstock, swine and megavertebrates.
Published in late 2006, the Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Nondomestic Animals is available now. Price is $75/copy, plus shipping and handling charges of $12 for North-American addresses and $20 for non North-American addresses. Order directly from this website by using a credit card or printing an invoice and mailing funds in U.S. dollars to the AAZV Administrative Office.
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