Is Your Pet Having Surgery?
Preparing Your Pet For Surgery
Cats and Dogs
Do withhold food for at least 8 hours prior to admission if requested to do so. Please keep your cat indoors during the night.
Do allow free access to water until your pet is admitted.
Do allow your pet the opportunity to empty bowels and bladder on the morning of admission prior to your appointment.
Exotics, Birds and Small Mammals
Do not withhold food or water (for any period prior to admission).
Do let the vet or veterinary nurse know what your pet normally eats and bring a small bag with you if possible.
Do bring its normal cage if appropriate.