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How to Care for Your Pets after Vet Surgery

Those who have a lovely pet animal in their lives truly understand the old adage ‘a house is not a home without a pet'. It is true that you have been taking good care of your pet, but there are still chances that your pet will need surgery to recover properly. There are various renowned clinics for vet surgery which have highly advanced techniques and equipments to perform world class medical surgeries. After every step has been taken and surgery is done, you will need to take extra care of your pet and keep in mind some important points so that your affectionate pet can recover to his giddy-happy self. Here are a few tips to help you throughout the way from surgical procedure to vet after hours emergency, if it arises.

After Hour Pain Medications

The vets prescribe some painkiller medications to relieve the pet in case of pain and distress caused after the surgery. You need to understand all the vet instructions properly and keep the number of vet on hand in case of urgent guidance. That's why it is always advised to contact the clinics who provide the vet after hours emergency when the pain medications fail to settle your upset pet.

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Keep in Touch with the Vet Clinic CT scans

In some cases vets prescribe CT scans after regular intervals for a certain time period to check the correct state of pet. In this case it will be easier for you to talk with the nearest vet clinic CT scans so that whenever you go, you will be given a direct number instead of long waiting line.

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Take Care of the Wound to Avoid Infections

The proper cleaning and dressing of the surgical wound is necessary to keep away the infections and ensure that it is healing naturally. You can take the responsibility of dressing the wound yourself or if the wound is more critical and needs professional cleaning, you may contact vet surgery which will refer you to a nurse.

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Stick to the Medical Course Strictly

If vet has prescribed an antibiotic regimen for your pet for two months, then follow it religiously and do not be digressed if your beloved pet has started looking better only after a month. Strict routine is the key to an efficient recovery and health of your pet.

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Do Not Use Your Own Techniques and Equipments

While giving medication to the pet, adhere to the apparatus and tools that have been prescribed by the vet to measure, dilute or dispense the medications. Never try to take a shortcut or any carelessness as it may ultimately fiddle with the medicines and harm your pet.

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Consult With Vet before Pet Workout

If you want to take your pet to the nearest park to play with children or the pet gym to get him his strength back, contact the vet and follow his advice.

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