. Fig. 42.—Casting Hobbles. the more serious operations can most advantageously be performed with the patient secured in some form or other of stock or trevis, and the foot suitably fixed. It is not the good fortune of every veterinary surgeon, however, to be the lucky possessor of one of these useful aids to suc- cessful operating. Perforce, he must fall back on casting with the hobbles (Fig. 42). With the use of these we will assume our readers to be conversant, and will imagine the animal to be already cast. It remains, then, but to detail the most suitable means for firmly fixing the foot

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. Fig. 42.—Casting Hobbles. the more serious operations can most advantageously be performed with the patient secured in some form or other of stock or trevis, and the foot suitably fixed. It is not the good fortune of every veterinary surgeon, however, to be the lucky possessor of one of these useful aids to suc- cessful operating. Perforce, he must fall back on casting with the hobbles (Fig. 42). With the use of these we will assume our readers to be conversant, and will imagine the animal to be already cast. It remains, then, but to detail the most suitable means for firmly fixing the foot
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. Fig. 42.—Casting Hobbles. the more serious operations can most advantageously be performed with the patient secured in some form or other of stock or trevis, and the foot suitably fixed. It is not the good fortune of every veterinary surgeon, however, to be the lucky possessor of one of these useful aids to suc- cessful operating. Perforce, he must fall back on casting with the hobbles (Fig. 42). With the use of these we will assume our readers to be conversant, and will imagine the animal to be already cast. It remains, then, but to detail the most suitable means for firmly fixing the foot to be operated on. Here the side-line is again brought into use. Care should previously have been taken when casting to throw the