Mitigating pain during tooth extraction from conscious deer

Kristin G. Mansfield, Frank J Verstraete, Peter J Pascoe

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Abstract

Some methods currently used to extract teeth from live-captured deer for aging may not adequately address pain relief. We discuss characteristics of currently available pharmacological agents with respect to analgesic properties and describe a quick, simple, and effective process that mitigates pain for extracting teeth from live-captured deer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-202
Number of pages2
JournalWildlife Society Bulletin
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Aging
  • Analgesia
  • Anesthesia
  • Animal welfare
  • Chemical immobilization
  • Deer
  • Ethics
  • Odocoileus spp.
  • Pain
  • Tooth extraction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Ecology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Mitigating pain during tooth extraction from conscious deer'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this