Older pets are at higher risk for anesthesia complications.
Pets with underlying health conditions are also at higher risk.
Some breeds are more prone to anesthesia complications than others.
More complex surgeries carry a higher risk of anesthesia complications.
Pets should not be fed before anesthesia to reduce the risk of vomiting.
Pets under anesthesia are carefully monitored to detect any problems early.
Anesthesia is generally safe for pets, but there are some risks to be aware of. Talk to your veterinarian about the risks and benefits of anesthesia before any procedure is performed.