Using Dormosedan Gel to Sedate Uncooperative Horses

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Trimming and shoeing an uncooperative horse is frustrating for farriers and horse owners. It costs time and money. It also can leave the horse, farrier and handler with injuries. This webinar features equine veterinarian Jacquelin Boggs informing both farriers and horse owners about how they can use DORMOSEDAN GEL® (detomidine hydrochloride) to sedate an uncooperative horse.

This Online Hoof-Care Classroom is eligible for one continuing education credit from the American Association of Professional Farriers. After viewing this classroom, you may submit your CE credit request here. The AAPF/IAPF CE program does not automatically guarantee recognition of any CE credits by any state veterinary licensing board. Please check with your state’s board for approved CE events

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Jacquelin Boggs

This is presented by Jacquelin Boggs, DVM, MS, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)-Large Animal.

Important Safety Information: DORMOSEDAN GEL is contraindicated in horses with known hypersensitivity to detomidine. Intravenous potentiated sulfonamides should not be used in anesthetized or sedated horses, as potentially fatal dysrhythmias may occur. Do not use DORMOSEDAN GEL in horses with pre-existing atrioventricular (AV) or sinoatrial (SA) blocks, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disorders, liver or kidney diseases, or in conditions of shock, severe debilitation or stress due to extreme heat, cold, fatigue or high altitude. Appropriate precautions should be taken while handling and using gel-dosing syringes, as DORMOSEDAN GEL can be absorbed following direct exposure to skin, eyes or mouth, and may cause irritation. The use of impermeable gloves is…

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