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What to Expect from Your Surgical Visit

Pets can need surgery for various conditions such as soft tissue damage. Neurological, laparoscopic, and oncological conditions also require surgery. When your pet needs surgery, it can be very stressful, especially if you are unsure of what to expect. The veterinary professionals at Jane Animal Hospital in Toronto, ON, are dedicated to helping protect and treat your pet while helping you understand more about the treatment process. 

What to expect from your surgical visit

Initial Consultation

The pet surgery process starts with an initial consultation. This appointment is necessary to help examine the pet, review all information sent from the primary care veterinarian, and discuss the pet’s medical history. Our veterinarian will also discuss your pet’s condition, provide information for all treatment options, and give their medical opinion on what type of surgery your pet needs.

During your initial consultation, we will discuss treatment costs and payment options. During this appointment, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about the risks of the procedure, how your pet will benefit from it, any necessary follow-up care, and what the expected outcome is. Once the surgery is scheduled, the veterinarian will provide a pre-surgery to-do list. This will include fasting information and any other special instructions. 

The Pet Surgery

Keeping your pet safe and comfortable before, during, and after surgery is vital. A surgical animal hospital is equipped to provide the utmost comfort for your pet, including detailed anesthetic and pain management protocols to help treat your pet with the highest level of surgical care. Surgery times may vary based on the procedure being completed, but once done, the surgeon will let you know what happened during surgery and provide information regarding at-home recovery. 

Pet Surgery Recovery

As with any surgery or medical procedure, keeping your pet comfortable and relaxed at home is vital. Allow time for your pet to recover by reducing playtime and activity. Provide a comfortable place for your pet to relax at home and provide it with lots of love and attention. Make sure to follow the veterinarian’s orders for recovery to ensure your pet has a full recovery and returns to its usual, healthy, and happy self. If at any time you have questions about your pet’s recovery, do not hesitate to call the animal hospital to get answers. 

Pet Surgery in Toronto, ON

At Jane Animal Hospital, we have provided residents of Toronto, ON with reliable pet care services for many years. Call us today at (416) 762-5558 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our veterinarian. 

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