A spay or neuter surgery includes:
A pre-surgical exam: To be sure your pet is healthy enough for anesthesia and the spay or neuter procedure and that her/his vaccines are up to date.
Pre-anesthetic blood testing: To check internal organ function and red and white blood cell counts prior to putting your pet under anesthesia.
IV catheter and fluids: To keep your pet hydrated and maintain blood pressure during surgery.
- Includes preparing the patient for surgery
- Shave of the surgical area
- Suturing of the incision
- Warm air circulating blanket to maintain the body temperature under anesthesia
- Pain medication and antibiotics as needed
- Phone call postoperatively
Surgical monitoring: To monitor your pet’s heart, blood pressure, level of oxygen in the blood and body temperature during surgery.
Pain management: Pre-surgical pain medication and pain-relief medications to take home to keep your pet comfortable as needed.
Day Hospitalization: Hospitalization for the day to ensure a restful recovery.
Post-surgical monitoring: Comforting post-surgical environment and continuous care by a recovery technician.
Discharge consultation: Customized discharge instructions for your pet’s at-home recovery.
Continued support: Follow-up call after surgery within three days.