If Fido is waking you up by barking in the middle of the night, he may be trying to tell you that he needs to pee or poop.Remember how as a puppy he needed night-time potty breaks because he couldn't 'hold it' for 8 hours?
Depression in the elderly often increases their risk of cardiac diseases.
Depression is associated with an increased risk of cardiac diseases and an increased risk of death from illness.
Anesthesia can also be administered locally, to numb a specific area or part of the body—such as a tooth, area of the skin, or the spinal column.
There are always risks when any anesthetic agent is administered to a patient, regardless of the length of time the patient is anesthetized.
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As is the case for us, our four-legged friends may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure.
Puppies receive anesthesia when they are spayed or neutered, and most pets receive anesthesia at least once more during their lifetimes.
While these statistics seem alarming, your dog is just as much at risk getting into the car to go to the veterinary hospital for the anesthetic event.
The good news is there are many things you can do to reduce your dog’s risk!
At the same time, depression reduces an elderly person's ability to rehabilitate.