Some veterinary procedures need to be performed with your pet under anesthesia. Like any medical procedure, anesthesia does have risks. Most healthy pets don't have any problems with anesthesia and, in general, the risks are more closely related to the procedure being done and your pet's general health than to the anesthesia itself. Visit the AVMA website to learn more about anesthesia and what you can do to reduce any potential risks to your pet.
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