EPISODE 140 | RELEASED November 8, 2021

Caring for Your Dog After Surgery | Kate Basedow Deep Dive

Waking up from the anesthesia isn’t the end of surgery recovery. Learn how to care for your dog as she heals over the next two weeks.


Your dog made it through surgery without any issues… now what? Veterinary technician Kate Basedow has the answers.

In this episode we cover:

  • What to expect the night after your dog’s surgery
  • Tips to get your dog to eat
  • What the incision and surrounding area will look like as it heals
  • Restricted activity
  • When to be concerned

The next 10-21 days will be annoying at points as you walk your dog on a leash and make sure she is wearing her cone, but it is important to stay the course so that your dog can heal up properly. We promise it will be worth it!

Also stay tuned for a bonus tip for senior dogs who have trouble seeing in the dark.

Links & Resources Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Metal Exercise Pen for Large Dogs

Fabric Exercise Pen for Small Dogs

Sling Carrier for Small Dogs

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