Message Number: YG751 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-03-05 17:48:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Fasting before surgery

I see no reason why they would need to be fasted any longer than
that. Some would even say that 4-6 hours might be a little too long.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., R Downs <ncferretmom@y...> wrote:
> Myvet does not have owners fast their ferrets before
> surgery. He has us remove all kibble, food about 6 am
> because surgery will be at 4-6 hours later


> We have never had a problem with this system. If
> someone else knows a reason to fast longer, I would be
> interested in knowing.