Mallard Medical Blog

Welcome to Mallard Medical's Blog Page, your trusted source for insightful veterinary articles and updates.


In this blog post, Mallard Medical shares its exciting journey into a new chapter, highlighting its vision for 2022, including team expansion, and supply chain improvements, all while expressing gratitude to its valued partners!


In this article, we explore the world of veterinary anesthesia, the importance of choosing the right veterinary instruments, ensuring safe and effective sedation for your furry friends, and the key considerations for anesthesia monitoring to keep your pets safe during medical procedures.


In this article, West Dakota Veterinary Clinic employs the Mallard anesthesia machine primarily for equine surgeries but also adapts it for calves and dogs in emergencies. Notably, it played a vital role in a blizzard-induced emergency open thoracic surgery for a dog and in saving a calf with severe infection in its umbilicus.


This article explores the historical evolution of veterinary anesthesia, from early attempts using ether to the sophisticated and tailored practices of modern veterinary science. It delves into the different types of anesthesia, including inhalation anesthetics and injectable anesthetics, detailing their administration processes and safety measures.

Bob Pearson Tusko Story 1

This article recounts the remarkable story of Mallard Medical designing a ventilator for the surgical removal of an elephant's tusk at the Portland Oregon Zoo. It details the ventilator's construction, the surgical procedure, and Mr. Tusko's successful recovery.

Penguin Blog

This article offers expert advice on anesthetizing penguins for reproductive tract disease diagnostics, covering dosage variations, sedation techniques, venous access, temperature monitoring, and handling potential respiratory complications during anesthesia. A must-read for veterinarians and researchers working with these birds.

From Anesthesia to Recovery Navigating the Zoo Animal Surgery Process

This article explores the various stages of preparing zoo animals for surgery, emphasizing the importance of anesthesia, the role of ventilators during surgery, and the post-surgery care provided to ensure the animals' recovery. It also features a specific case of a lion named Jasiri at the Denver Zoo who underwent a successful root canal procedure with the assistance of veterinary surgical equipment and a collaborative veterinary team.