The anesthesiologist's main task is to provide safe, optimal
anesthesia, specifically tailored to your pet. They are trained to
anticipate, recognize, and care for any concerns associated with
The anesthesiologist is responsible for a pre-anesthetic
evaluation of your pet, care of your pet while under general
anesthesia, recovery from anesthesia, pain management and the
direction of our anesthesia technicians and veterinary students who
assist in your pet's anesthetic care.
In addition to assuring the highest possible standards of care
for your pet during anesthesia, anesthesiologists know how to make
the operative procedure as comfortable as possible.
An anesthesiologist knows how animals react to hospitals,
surgery, and pain. The anesthesiologist will work with your pet's
surgeon to improve the quality of your pet's recovery and the
entire hospital stay. The anesthesiologist will monitor your pet
thoroughly during surgery and throughout anesthetic recovery. They
will be constantly on guard for changes in breathing, heart
function, blood pressure and other complications that may
The anesthesiologist's sole responsibility is the safety of your
pet during anesthesia.