Alternative Site for Collecting Blood

The jugular vein is the most common place to draw blood from a horse; however, this is not always possible. If the jugular vein is damaged or if the horse is no longer tolerant of the procedure, there is an alternative location to draw blood, said Honor Ame Walesby, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, of Louisiana State University, during her presentation at the 2003 American Association of Equine

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