Knowing that your pet needs to have surgery it can very devastating. Even when it is a simple surgery with zero risks, one can not help but worry for his little fury one. Anesthesia is a very important and necessary part in a surgery. There are some risks that come with it that you as an adoptive parent should know.
Anesthesia is very important if we want to have a successful operation.Only with the help of anesthesia the pet will stay still and the vet can continue with the operation. If the procedure is complicated than the anesthesia will be deeper. Or if it is the case of a minor procedure than local anesthesia is more than enough.
#1 Only pets older then 3 months can have an anesthesia. Because of their petite physique and their low amount of fat in the body they are exposed to hypotension. On the other hand the older pets have a higher risk during an operation because of any underlying medical illness they might have.