Although the owner may say that the female dog is healthy, this may not be correct. The vet must examine the dog systematically before every surgery.
Standard Operating Procedures
1. HISTORY. Active or not? Eating, drinking, urination and stool.
2. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION. Body Condition Score, body weight, rectal temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate. Mucous membranes and gums pallor.
3. BLOOD TESTS, URINE TESTS, OTHER TESTS. Permission, if not granted, should be recorded in case files.
4. IV drips
Video of pre-op physical examination is shown in the video
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