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    Default Food or no food?

    Rebel has surgery tomorrow and I'm supposed to drop him off before 8 and 9 in the morning, should I feed him breakfast or is that bad before surgery?

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    No food or water after 9 p.m. tonight!
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    Hi Katy. I agree with Lynn, no food or water after 8:00 or 9:00 tonight and nothing in the morning before surgery. There is a risk of vomiting and aspiration in the lungs while under anesthetic. Our vet told us not to feed our guys after 8:00 pm the night before the surgery, and even after the surgery we were told to only feed a light meal, about half of their usual amount, as they can be nauseous after surgery from the anesthetic and the post op pain medications.
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    When June got spayed in December the vet said no food after 6pm and no water after midnight.


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    Yep, what they said. Good luck with the surgery tomorrow, we will be thinking of him.
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    No food! When Stella was spayed, her vet stopped her food at noon the day prior, and no water after 6pm. Bullies have a much higher risk of aspiration.


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    They never gave me any instructions but I kinda guessed it would be a problem

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    Good luck today.... please keep us posted!

    agreed... no food
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