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Useful Resources

"Our clients often ask us for safe website recommendations to research on pet health information. Below are sites we suggest. We are not paid to promote these websites, and any information contained in them may not necessarily be the opinion of the clinic, so please seek our advice if you have concerns regarding your pet. "

Pet Grief
Resources
Veterinary Associations
Pet Transport and Pet Sitting Service

FAQ

Surgery Related

1) Do I need to ensure fasting of my pet, whom has a surgery tomorrow?


Yes, fasting is essential to ensure pet do not vomit when anesthetized. This is to prevent aspiration pneumonia. Pet should be fasted 12 hours before surgery.
 

 

2) What is the ideal age to sterilize my cat or dog?


The general recommendation is 6 months onwards.


 

3) What is pre-anesthetic blood screening?

A pre-anesthetic blood screening usually includes a complete blood count (CBC) and a liver & kidney profile. This will provide an indication of the suitability of your pet’s health prior to surgery.

 

4) Is Intravenous (IV) fluids essential for surgery?

IV fluids administration is recommended to help maintain blood pressure during surgery and IV access allows quick administration of drugs should a critical/emergency situation arise.

Appointment Related

1) Do I need to make an appointment to see the veterinarian?


Scheduling your appointment is preferred as this will help reduce waiting time. Please telegram us at  https://t.me/townvets  and call us at 6276 7026 to schedule your next appointment with us.