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How Safe Is Anesthesia For Your Pet?

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Roger Welton DVM

Roger Welton DVM


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Pet owners often have serious concerns about anesthesia in in dogs and cats, especially for non-life-threatening procedures such as dentistry.  Veterinarian co-hosts, Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis, discuss the risks based on the most recent research and their own clinical experience.  They discuss circumstances in which the risk for anesthesia in dogs and cats may be increased due to the condition of the patient or common shortcuts sometimes taken by veterinary clinics not necessarily adhering to veterinary anesthesia best practices. 

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