A dissociative drug used as an anesthetic in veterinary practice. Dissociative drugs are hallucinogens that cause the user to feel detached from reality.

Street Names: Cat Valium, K, Lady K, Special K, Vitamin K

Possible Health Effects: Problems with attention, learning, and memory; dreamlike states, hallucinations; sedation; confusion; loss of memory; raised blood pressure; unconsciousness; dangerously slowed breathing.

Ketamine is a drug with multiple applications used in medical procedures with humans and subsequently adopted for veterinary medicine, mainly for starting and maintaining general anesthesia