Dr. Ross Henderson is a dog dad and associate veterinarian practicing in Colorado.Why Does My Pet Need General Anesthesia?
So you've just finished your pet's annual wellness visit, and the vet tells you that they recommend Fluffy has a dental procedure to clean their teeth. Or perhaps there's an old lump on Rover, and it's finally time to remove it to make sure it's not cancerous. Or maybe it's your puppy, Gerald. He's all grown up, and the time has come for "snip-snip."
once your pet is scheduled for full, general anesthesia, you're probably nervous and have all sorts of questions. Let me assure you; this is a completely normal feeling to have. I'm here to help you navigate going through an anesthetic procedure for your pet, so you can be confident and make the right decisions.
This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. It is not meant to substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, or formal and individualized advice from a veterinary medical professional. Animals exhibiting signs and symptoms of distress should be seen by a veterinarian immediately.
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