Anesthesia and Patient Monitoring

During surgery and other medical procedures, our veterinary health team monitors all patients to ensure their safety. We monitor every procedure, regardless of whether it’s routine or more advanced. The type of anaesthesia we use depends on the procedure. Some require general anaesthesia, while others may only call for local anaesthesia. For more specific information on our protocols, please see the individual descriptions or contact us with any questions.

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    Patient Monitoring

    We monitor our patient carefully during procedures that require general anesthesia. A veterinary technician will continually assess your pet’s heart and respiratory rate, blood pressure, temperature and other vital signs…

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    General Anesthesia

    For some procedures, your pet will need to be administered general anesthesia so that he or she will be unconscious and not feel pain. Many pet owners worry about their…

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    Local Anesthesia

    If your pet is having a minor surgical or diagnostic procedure performed, we sometimes use a local anesthetic to help control pain. For example, when we perform a biopsy (in…