Our main concern is your pet’s safety. Our doctors are experienced and use only the safest anesthesia protocols.
Intravenous catheters are placed in all anesthetized pets to maximize safety and provide us with the ability to deliver any necessary medications before, during, and after the procedure. IV fluids help to maintain blood pressure and hydration during surgery.
Anesthetized pets are intubated with endotracheal tubes to maintain an open airway and allow for artificial respiration if needed. Anesthesia is maintained with Isoflurane gas and 100% oxygen. Patients are swaddled in a Bair-Hugger warm-air blanket to maintain body temperature and comfort. Our surgery suite is equipped with the most up-to-date monitoring equipment. Your pet will be carefully monitored with:
Trained technicians constantly monitor all of the above parameters as well as check gum color and capillary refill time.