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Dogs Cats and Anesthesia – Pet tip 239

Most cats and dogs undergo some type of surgery that requires anesthesia during their lifetimes even if it is only the surgery done for spaying and neutering. Other common procedures that require anesthesia include dental cleaning or dental surgery as well as repairing broken bones. Whenever surgery is done on a pet the topic of anesthesia arises. For the purposes of this article we will be talking about general anesthesia where pets are completely unconscious. We’ve all heard about the potential risks and possible complications regarding anesthesia in our own lives, and so it makes good sense to wonder about anesthetic complications when it comes to our pets as well.

Luckily, veterinary medicine has made huge strides in reducing anesthetic complications. So long as the pet is properly monitored during the actual surgery and the pet has been carefully prescreened for possible problems, anesthesia on pets is quite safe and problems are few.

Owner:
Jen Holmes
City:
Edmonton
Province, Country:
Not Provided
Type/Breed:
toy poodle
Date of Birth:
April 17
Date of Death
June 6
Sex:
Female
Height:
Not Provided
Weight:
7
Coat Colour:
white
Eye Colour:
brown

We had Dutchess for 15 years and she was the best dog we have ever had. We love her so much, but it was time to let go. When she first came to us as an abused puppy we had to teach how to become a playful and loving dog, we never gave up on her and as a result she overcame all of her troubles and filled in a missing peice to our family. I will never forget you..Love Jen

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