Pike County Mobile Pet Care362B Aerodrome WayGriffin, GA 30224
- Your pet will be groggy and under the effects of anesthesia for about 24 hours. Expect him or her to sleep when you get home.
- Provide a safe environment for your pet to recover from surgery. He should be supervised and not allowed to wander freely. A crate or kennel is best to prevent injury while recovering from anesthesia.
- Anesthetic drugs cause nausea. Your dog may be given a small amount of water when he is able to stand. If he keeps water down, and seems hungry, he may be offered a small amount of food. Do not be concerned if he vomits; just withhold water and food until the morning.
- Incisions are usually closed with internal stitches; these do not have to be removed. They will dissolve over the next several weeks.
- Inspect the incision daily to watch for signs of infection: redness, swelling, and/or discharge from the wound. If these occur, call our office.
- Some animals have a reaction to the suture material used. This may cause swelling and mild discharge to occur 10-14 days after surgery. If this occurs, call our office.
- Your pet should not be bathed until the wound is healed, usually about 7-14 days.
- You will receive written instructions for postoperative care that are specific to spays and neuters. Please read and follow these instructions carefully.