Anesthesia + Pet
Patient Monitoring

The qualified veterinarians and staff are there to care for your dog or cat  when anesthesia and pet monitoring services are needed. The safest available anesthetics are utilized to provide  safety for your pet during surgery, especially for our older or high-risk patients. 

Best Friends follows the latest guidelines from the American Animal Hospital Association to present a framework for safe anesthesia for dogs and cats through the four phases of anesthesia including pre-anesthesia, induction, maintenance, recovery—and ending with the patient back at home in a calm, stable and pain-free state.

The 2020 AAHA Anesthesia and Monitoring Guidelines for Dogs and Cats include the following: