Location (1) Animal sedated * and in Lateral recumbency. * Sedated: in accordance with clinician consideration (animal behaviour).
Location (2) Medial Proximal Tibia of recumbent hind limb locally sedated, clipped, and/or Aseptically prepared.
Location (3) Index finger (2 nd Digit) palpating patellar ligament. Sliding down to rest on Proximal Anterior aspect of Tibial Tuberosity.
Location (4) Thumb (1 st Digit), palpating the flat surface of the Medial Proximal Tibia, hence: Penetration site
Alternative method Draw a line Perpendicular to Tibial Crest, mid- level Tibial Crest
Draw a line in the middle of the previous line (Mid Tibial), 90 o. Tibial Crest Alternative method
Penetration Site Tibial Crest Alternative method
Advantages 1.0.02 sec. penetration speed. 2.No need to refer. 3.No need to anesthetize. 4.Advancing a diagnostic plans. 5.No complications. 6.Safe, reliable route for fluids and drugs administration.