The patient should not have food or water after 10:00 pm the night before surgery. All pets must be up to date on annual vaccinations in order to protect them against preventable infectious diseases. Requirements are as follows unless previously discussed with the doctor:
Heartworm Test (if over 7 months old)
Rabies (not required but recommended)
If your pet is over 5 years old, a basic panel of bloodwork is required to ensure your pet is healthy enough to handle the anesthesia.