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WSAVA Global Pain Council Guidelines


  • Mathews K, Kronen PW, Lascelles D, Nolan A, Robertson S, Steagall PV, Wright B, Yamashita K (2014) Guidelines for recognition, assessment and treatment of pain. J Small Anim Pract 55(6), E10-68 (Full Article).

Pain management protocols

  • Cesarean patients PDF.
  • Cancer related pain PDF
  • Castration and ovariohysterectomy/ovariectomy in Dogs PDF
  • Degenerative joint disease PDF.
  • Emergency and critical care PDF.
  • Medical pain PDF
  • Neonatal and pediatric patients PDF
  • Neuropathic pain PDF
  • Orthopedic surgery PDF
  • Pregnant or lactating patients PDF.
  • Soft tissue surgery PDF.
  • Perceived level of pain associated with various conditions (available in Spanish and Portugese).
Global Pain Council Guidelines can be viewed at: