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Anaesthesia

Anesthesia at Petmed is always 'Gold Standard'. Your Vets

During General Anaesthesia your pet will always receive:

  • Gold Standard Care
  • Use of the safest anaesthetic drugs
  • Constant anaesthetic monitoring during surgery and recovery by a qualified veterinary nurse
  • The nurse will be with your pet right through the procedure and during recovery
  • Monitoring includes blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen levels, respiratory rate, and body temperature.
  • Intravenous Fluid Therapy is recommended and offered to all pets undergoing general anaesthesia
  • ECG monitoring is also available during anesthesia for cardiac or compromised patients
  • We have a No Pain Policy, and are passionate about ensuring the use of appropriate pain relief during all procedures and recovery.

Some procedures (X-Rays and minor surgical procedures) may be performed just as safely and effectively under sedation, rather than full general anaesthesia. There will always be a qualified nurse monitoring your pet in these situations as well.