Aims & Scope

Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia is the official journal of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists, the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia and the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. Its purpose is the publication of original, peer reviewed articles covering all branches of anaesthesia and the relief of pain in animals. Articles concerned with the following subjects related to anaesthesia and analgesia are also welcome:
  • the basic sciences;
  • pathophysiology of disease as it relates to anaesthetic management
  • equipment
  • intensive care
  • chemical restraint of animals including laboratory animals, wildlife and exotic animals
  • welfare issues associated with pain and distress
  • education in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia.

Review articles, special articles, and historical notes will also be published, along with editorials, case reports in the form of letters to the editor, and book reviews. There is also an active correspondence section.