FAQ SURGERY

  • Is my pet in pain?

    Your pet may attempt to mask the signs of pain as a survival instinct. However your doctor will work with you to prescribe the appropriate medication to help your pet…

  • Can I give my pet a bath after surgery?

    If your pet has sutures it is best to wait until they are removed prior to swimming or bathing. If they sutures are buried/dissolving then it is best to wait…

  • How long do sutures stay in after surgery?

    Procedures involving sutures routinely require them to be removed about 10 – 14 days following surgery. Often our patients will have internal or buried sutures which do not need to…

  • What is pre-anesthetic testing?

    We want to ensure that your pet is healthy and able to safely undergo general anesthesia. Pre-anesthetic testing is recommended for all patients – all ages – that are requiring…

  • What do I need to do to prepare for my pets surgery?

    It is suggested that you provide clean bedding which is better for the incision. If your pet is going to be limited on their mobility go ahead and section of…

  • When will my pet come home after surgery?

    Most of our surgeries are on an outpatient basis (meaning they go home the same day). The morning of your pet’s surgery one of our reception team will schedule a…

  • When do you perform surgeries?

    Each of our doctors has a preset surgery day during the week. Surgery admissions are scheduled the morning of surgery between 8:00 and 8:30am. Emergency surgeries take priority and can…