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Pre-Anaesthetic Blood Tests for Pets

Before your pet has an anaesthetic your veterinary surgeon may discuss with you pre-anaesthetic blood tests, amongst many important considerations. All of the information provided to you is vital to ensure you are made aware of all of the risks and benefits to your pet associated with anaesthesia and surgery. What is the aim of […]

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The Ins And Outs Of A General Anaesthetic

What does anaesthesia involve and how will my pet be anaesthetised? Premed – the first stage of the anaesthetic is known as pre-anaesthetic medication, or premed for short. The premed is a combination of a sedative and a painkiller which is given as an injection into the muscle. Your pet will become relaxed and the […]

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