To mitigate risks associated with anesthesia, we perform preoperative testing, examinations, and customized anesthetic plans for every one of our patients. An intravenous catheter will be placed, and all necessary medication and pain management will be administered to ensure your pet is comfortable.
During the procedure, we use the highest quality anesthesia and monitor your pet's temperature, heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen level in the blood; while delivering IV fluids to help keep the blood pressure stable and expedite recovery. In the rare event your pet experiences an adverse reaction to any medication or anesthesia, every effort will be made to revive and sustain your pet’s life unless otherwise specified.
Throughout recovery one of our nurses will remain with your pet, ensuring they are kept warm and comfortable. After a routine recovery, the surgeon will call you with an update and schedule a discharge time which is typically between 3-5:30 pm.
I hereby understand the risks associated with general anesthesia and have been advised as to the nature of this procedure to be performed. I understand also that there is always a risk associated with any anesthesia episode, even in apparently healthy animals, and have discussed my concerns with the veterinarian.