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Veterinarians

Fuzzypaws Mobile Surgery is here to help you provide the highest quality care for your patients while helping your hospital increase the level of service offered to your clients.

Please follow this link for our various forms:

 

Here are a few items to keep in mind as we move forward together…

Surgery Appointment:
1.  Their pet should have no food after midnight, water is okay in the morning though. For puppys under 6 months of age, a very small meal early in the morning (before 7am) is permitted and encouraged.

2.  Patient examination: Dr. Gillick will examine the pet and confirm diagnosis and procedure.

3.  Client communication: Dr. Gillick may not be able to meet the client ahead of time, or on the day of surgery.  Please ensure we have a phone number and email of the primary contact for the pet.  Dr. Gillick will often contact the owner pre-operatively to review the surgery, complications and recovery in greater detail.


4. The guideline for bloodwork is as follow:
Full labwork (CBC, chemistry panel, and urinalysis) for all patients prior to general anesthesia is appreciated.

FMS suggests the following diagnostics within one month of any anesthesia:
Elective procedures in patients without clinical signs:
         2 years of age: PCV/TS, chemistry panel, urine specific gravity
         2 to 10 years: CBC, chemistry panel, urine specific gravity
         10+ years: CBC, chemistry panel, urinalysis, +/- thoracic radiographs (3 view)

Heart murmur: thoracic radiographs (right lateral and VD views) or prior evaluation by a cardiologist


Previous azotemia: PCV/TS, chemistry panel, urinalysis within 48 hours


Suspected neoplasia: thoracic radiographs (3 view)

Additional diagnostics may be recommended or required for individual patients.

Fees:

Veterinary hospital can contact us via email at surgery@fuzzypaws.ca for pricing on the various procedures.

NOTE: Not all cases are suitable to be performed on a mobile basis (i.e., thoracotomies, liver lobe resections, unstable hemoabdomen, septic abdomen, certain oncology cases, etc).  In these cases we would recommend referral to a specialty hospital. Please contact us directly to discuss your case on an individual basis to determine the best course of therapy for your patient.