Successful euthanasia of a juvenile fin whale
Daoust, Pierre Y.Ortenburger, Arthur I.
The Canadian Veterinary Journal. La Revue Veterinaire Canadienne
Health ManagementPathology and Microbiology
A stranded juvenile fin whale was successfully euthanized with an intravenous injection of sedative and cardioplegic drugs. Veterinarians may face a number of serious difficulties if called to perform this task, and advance preparation is required for successful euthanasia of these animals.