Guest TahoeMom Posted April 24, 2016 Share Posted April 24, 2016 I recently euthanized my greyhound, Brendan, who had kidney failure. I had euthanized my previous greyhound, Tahoe, and he went peacefully, so I didn't expect anything else the second time. For Tahoe, the first injection was calming and prepared the way for the second injection. But Brendan reacted frigteningly to the first injection which was propofol, I think. The injection made a loud noise at the end for some reason, and Brendan started jumping around wildly. Rather than calming him down, he appeared to panic for what seemed like a long 60 seconds or so. He finally just lay down, but we were just horrified, as you can imagine. Has anybody else experienced a less than peaceful euthanasia? Was this a greyhound-specific reaction? Or was the vet inept? Is there anything we can or should do to ensure a more peaceful euthanasia? Should I talk to the vet or another vet? I mean, it should not be violent. No restraints. No panic. I just feel terrible. :-( Thank you for any and all comments and suggestions. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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