How to prevent hypothermia
When pets are cold, it takes them a longer time to recover from anesthesia. But Pamela Stevenson, CVPM, management consultant and owner of Veterinary Results Management in Durham, N.C., estimates that only 60 percent of practices monitor their patients' temperatures. And of those that do, only 50 percent have warming protocols in place.
Be sure you're doing your part to help keep pets comfortable and safe. Cozy up to these hot tips.