Influence of Music Intervention on First Wake up Anesthesia Period, Some Physiological and Hematological Parameters in Dogs

Bilginer Tuna, İhsan Kisadere, Nurcan Dönmez


Physiological and metabolic effects of listening to music have been widely studied in human and also animal models. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of different types of music interventions on first wake up anesthesia period, some physiological and hematological parameters during ovariohysterectomy in dogs. Healthy 24 dogs were divided into equal 3 groups before the ovariohysterectomy; control (N = 8), Sufi Music-treated (N = 8) and Heavy Metal Music-treated (N = 8) groups. Music intervention was performed with using music system and sound levels were set as 60 dB. The physiological parameters were detected in every 5 minute during ovariohysterectomy. Blood samples were collected from all groups before first incision and immediately after the last stitch the operation. Results showed that physiological parameters such as heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, saturation of oxygen, and respiratory rate of dogs were affected neither Heavy Metal nor Sufi Music interventions during ovariohysterectomy, when compere to control group. Blood parameters such as RBC, WBC, Hb, Hct, PLT, MCV, MCH and MCHC also not changed statistically in the groups. First wake up anesthesia period was found shorter (p < 0.01) in Heavy Metal Music-treated group (33.38± 1.43 min) than control group (37,88± 1,61 min). Sufi music-treated group (40, 88± 0,64 min) had longest first wake up anesthesia period than Heavy Metal Music-treated group, but did not differ control group. In conclusion, Sufi and Heavy metal music was found to be uneffective on first wake up anesthesia and some physiological and hematological parameters under the ovariohysterectomy in dogs. 


Dog, Music, Anesthesia, Overiohysterectomy, First wake up, Hematology, Physiological parameters.

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