Delivering supplemental oxygen to dogs and cats: Photo 2

A nasal catheter is placed and secured with a suture at the base of the nostril and several sutures or skin staples used to hold it to the side of the patient's face. A section of adhesive tape is used to secure the catheter and oxygen tubing as well.

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Photo 1A and 1B: Nasal cannula
Photo 2: Nasal catheter
Photo 3: Crowe oxygen collar
Photo 4: Mask with non-rebreathing system attached
Photo 5: Oxygen sensor
Photo 6: Results of a research study comparing oxygen concentrations reached over time with various methods of oxygen delivery
Table 1: Percent of oxygen achieved and time taken to reach noted levels

nasal catheter