What to expect on the Day of the Procedure
Please drop off your pet between 8:30am-9am.
Your pet will be greeted by one of our veterinary nurses. This nurse will be responsible for your pet's care and comfort for the entire day.
A doctor will complete a thorough physical exam and perform preanesthetic bloodwork prior to the procedure
The order of procedures will be triaged that morning, with the most critical patients receiving intervention earlier in the day.
Every patient under general anesthesia will have an IV catheter and IV fluids to maintain IV access, blood pressure and hydration.
During the anesthetic procedure, your pet's nurse will be monitoring blood pressure, pulse oximetry (oxygen levels), ECG (heart rate and beat), and temperature.
Your pet's nurse will stay with your pet through recovery from the procedure.
Our doctors/nurse will call you when your pet is in anesthetic recovery and provide you with a summary of the procedure and when your pet will be discharged.