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Question Professional Teeth Cleaning, pre-procedure bloodwork

Henry just turned 5 yrs old and the vet has suggested this is a good age for a professional teeth cleaning.
He will have to be administered anesthesia and another thread I read here suggests that pre-preocedure bloodwork be done before-hand.
This was not suggested by my vet and I would like to have it done.
What I am specifically asking Henry's doctor to be looking for with bloodwork before such a procedure?
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Hey - girl - have missed you tons!!!!

Lexi just had hers done a few weeks ago. The pre-bloodwork that they did was to check to be sure that she would have no reactions to any of the anesthesia or meds that they were working with. If he has been thru those tests before= then he probably does not need it again. But if he has not, I would recommend it. Better safe than sorry!!

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yeah Laurie I asked Sabine about this back when Molly had her teeth done. The bloodwork is just meant to check out the dogs's health to make sure nothing wrong is going on. It's definitely worth getting done, to be safe rather than sorry. Quite often we don't know when something's wrong with our dog's health. Vets don't require it, but usually recommend it. It's not so much whether they are allergic to the anesthisia, but is recommended anytime a dog is put under. eg , spaying. or whatever.

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