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Why We Use “Human” Anesthesia

It is one of the scariest things we do as pet owners: drop off our dogs and cats for surgery. Just the idea of our “kids” going under anesthesia can induce stomach-turning anxiety. That’s why we use human-grade anesthesia at the Animal Hospital of Dauphin County. It’s called Sevoflurane and it’s the safest gas anesthetic available for animals today. It is commonly used in human medicine. Years ago we moved to it because dogs and cats just wake up better on it. They wake up rapidly and smoothly after surgery. Continue reading Why We Use “Human” Anesthesia