We are thrilled to share with you an exciting initiative ...

The creation of the Veterinary Anesthesia Museum

We invite you to be a part of this exciting and one-of-a-kind initiative. If you or your organization would like to contribute, we welcome your support through Vetamac/Dispomed. Your contributions can take various forms, including donation, communications and website support. please feel free to reach out to us. Together, we can make history and shape the future of veterinary anesthesia.

All contributions to support this unique project are tax-deductible.


The concept

The concept of a "Veterinary Anesthesia Museum" may seem unusual at first, but it embodies the power of innovation in our field. Just as the saying goes, "Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door," we believe that by advancing and celebrating the history of veterinary anesthesia, we can build a better anesthesia machine and provide safer care for both our patients and our healthcare providers.

The Museum's Mission

Our Veterinary Anesthesia Museum aims to educate not only the veterinary profession but also the general public about the evolution of anesthesia in the veterinary world.

Equipment Evolution

Exploring the fascinating journey of anesthesia equipment used in veterinary practices.

Pioneers in the Field

Recognizing the dedicated individuals who have pioneered advancements in veterinary anesthesia.


Educational Resources

Displaying textbooks and articles that have contributed to our understanding of veterinary anesthesia.

Manufacturers and Distributors

Tracing the history of companies involved in producing and distributing anesthesia equipment.

Specialty Training

Highlighting organizations that offer specialized training for anesthesia professionals.

The Vision

Our vision for the Veterinary Anesthesia Museum is to establish it as the foremost institution in the region, serving as a valuable resource for collecting, preserving, and educating the public on the history of veterinary anesthesia. We aim to create a hub where innovation and progress are celebrated.

Tax-Exempt Status

The museum is incorporated under the laws of Indiana and proudly holds tax-exempt status under IRS code 501c3. This means that all contributions to support this unique project are tax-deductible.

Harry Latshaw


Harry Latshaw, MS, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)

Harry Latshaw attended Purdue University where he earned a BS in Animal Science and a Masters in Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology. Harry worked full time as an Anesthesia Technologist in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Purdue for 22 years, winning multiple teaching awards.

Seeing a need for quality service support, Harry, along with his wife, Freida, founded Vetamac in 1990. Since then, the company has become a recognized leader in the industry.

Harry is a member of several professional organizations including the American Veterinary Medical History Society, National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, Indiana Veterinary Technician Association, and the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists. He continues to give oral presentations at numerous conferences including the Annual Purdue Fall Conference for Veterinary Technicians and the AAHA National Conference. Harry also enjoys returning to his love of teaching by presenting lectures and labs to students currently in the Veterinary Technology Program at Purdue.

We look forward to your support and engagement in the museum's donation initiative.

Your Donation

The minimum donation for this campaign is $5.00.

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24 West Main, Rossville IN 46065 USA
(765) 605-1085

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PO Box 1022, Rossville IN 46065 USA

Veterinary Anesthesia Museum

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Rossville IN 46065

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Office       765-379-3040
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