Originally Posted By: JeanKBBMMMAANI am always nervous for any procedure, too!
I have a little (little? HA!) checklist and I bring it with me to the vet office in addition to their forms, to make sure that they do the pre-anesthetic bloodwork, use their finest anesthesia (Cristal?), know that GSDs sometimes suffer from clotting disorders (because I am sure they never covered that in school), and then list any tiny thing I could think of that might impact the surgery in some way. Including owner stress.
Anyway, that ritual seems to make things go better for me!