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Before Surgery Instructions


  • No food or water after 10 PM the night before surgery.
  • 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.

    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 ?? 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 9:00-12:00PM.
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