PREANESTHETIC BLOOD TESTING: *Mandatory for all animals over 6 years of age*
INTRAVENOUS FLUID THERAPY: *Mandatory for all dental procedures, brachycephalic breeds, dogs under 4 kg, cats
under 2 kg, and animals over 6 years of age*
With a routine spay or neuter there are other medical conditions that we may come across during our pre-surgical exam. If any of the following are found we will attempt to contact you prior to beginning of surgery:
In the event I cannot be reached, Sage Creek Animal Hospital has permission to proceed with medical care for:
I hereby authorize and direct the veterinary staff of the Sage Creek Animal Hospital to perform the above-mentioned procedure(s)and additional diagnostic and /or treatments as deemed advisable or necessary for my pet. The nature of the procedure(s) has been fully explained and I understand them.
I also certify that no guarantees or assurances have been made regarding the results that may be obtained. I understand that some risk of injury or death always exists with anesthesia and/or surgery, and I am encouraged to discuss any concerns I have about those risks with my veterinarian before the procedure is initiated.
Furthermore, I accept the financial responsibilities for all charges incurred to be settled at the time of discharge unless otherwise arranged with the hospital. I understand that any written or quoted estimates are an approximation and the costs may be more or less than the amounts.
With my signature I hereby certify that I have read and fully understand the above statements.
Sage Creek Animal Hospital reserves the right ensure all pets are sent home with an appropriate restraint system such as a carrier or a leash. In the case that the owner cannot provide a carrier or leash, Sage Creek Animal Hospital will supply one for a fee which may or may not be refundable.