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Q. My dog is going to have an operation tomorrow to remove the stones. Is this serious and what is the mortality rate

Answered By
JULIA HENWOOD

A. It depends on various factors such as dogs age, if they are bladder stones or a stone in the intestines. All anaesthetics carry some risks but they are fairly safe these days. It depends on the individual case as to wether they are higher risk or not. You need to discuss the risks with your vet as they know your dog.


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