Heartworm disease can have a devastating effect on your pet's health. National Heartworm Awareness Month, observed annually in April, reminds pet owners about the health dangers this preventable d ...View Article
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Posted on 02-14-2014
Many owners are afraid to put their pets under anesthesia even if it is for a surgery that is routinely done, such as a neuter or spay. Our veterinarians at Eagle Animal Hospital take many precautions to insure that all pets are safe. Before surgery, a pre-anesthetic profile is done. This is blood work that shows the health of your pet is internal organs. The blood panel reveals glucose levels, red blood cell and white blood cell counts, kidney and liver , as well as the ability to clot blood. Once we confirm these values are all within normal limits, we can proceed with surgery.
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