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Before Surgery Instructions

 
 
 

 
  • All pets are allowed to have dinner the night before.
  • Please only feed a few kibbles for breakfast.
  • Water is allowed at anytime.
  • If your pet is in need of grooming, you may want to have it done before hand they will not be able to have a bath for 7 to 10 days after surgery.
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    After Surgery Instructions

     
     
     

    Your pet has had major surgery that requires general anesthesia. What to expect when you get your pet home:

     
  • No running, jumping, playing, swimming or strenuous activity for 7-10 days. Please keep pet from jumping on furniture, and going up and down stairs. Dogs need to be on a leash when taken outside to potty.
  • Check the incision site twice daily. Redness and swelling should be minimal. Do not allow your pet to lick or chew at the incision.
  • If you purchased an e-collar, it needs to remain on your pet at all times and for the full 7 to 10 days.
  • If your pet is going home the same day, please only feed ½ of what you normally feed them. Refrain from feeding your pet any treats, table food, etc.
  • Your pet received a green tattoo next to their incision. It is a scoring process in the skin; IT IS NOT A SEPARATE INCISION.
  • If your pet has any post-surgical complications we offer free rechecks Monday-Thursday between 8-8:30 am.
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