a This quote appears as an introduction to Chapter 1 of: Muir W, Hubbell J, Bednarski R. Introduction to anesthesia. In: Muir WW, Hubbell JAE, Bednarski RM, Skarda RT, eds. Handbook of veterinary anesthesia. 4th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier, 2007;1. However, the original source of the quote is not referenced.

b See resources.

c See

d At the time of this publication, thiopental is not available in the United States

e A standard consent form may be found at

f Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia Support Group,; International Vetrinary Academy of Pain Management,

g See

h See

i Personal communication, March 2011, AVMA PLIT jPersonal communication, March 2011, AVMA PLIT.