Euthanasia for Horses

After three days of colic, the horse's pain finally is subdued by various drugs and the anesthetic gas. The ventilator now is breathing for the horse, which has been placed on his back and a large incision made in his abdomen to allow for discovery of the problem-approximately 20 feet of strangulated and dead small intestine. The horse is extremely sick from the release of toxins from the

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