Pre-anaesthetic blood test
A pre-anaesthetic blood test is useful for older animals and it is our policy to routinely carry out this profile on animals that are ten years or older.
If your animal is less than ten years old and you would still like this test, please discuss it with the vet or nurse on admission.
Intravenous fluid therapy
Normal procedure is to place any animals that are ten years old or more on fluid therapy while under general anaesthetic. This is to help them maintain their blood pressure and protect their kidneys.
Some animals may lick their wounds and this can be detrimental to healing. We have a selections of cone collars and bodysuits to help prevent this; please ask the nurse for advice.
Full payment is required at the time of collection
The Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre understands that this is a worrying time for you and your pet. Please try not to worry. We aim to give your pet the best care and attention. Our experienced and qualified veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses will ensure that your pet receives attentive and compassionate care throughout their stay at the surgery.
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