Laser Declaw: a VERY controversial subject
Over the years, I have made a personal decision to continue performing the surgical declaw procedure despite my inner feelings to leave this to other veterinarians! What I have found is the unfortunate revelation that many veterinarians, certainly not all, offer little or no discomfort control during this surgery. The pain prevention measures should NEVER be a declinable “option” for any surgery, but certainly not for declaws. Visit www.scaredycats.com for cat advice or information on other medical problems such as feline urination problems.
Upon admission to the animal hospital, many veterinarians will offer an anesthesia safety package, and a “supplemental pain control” package. For the life of me, I cannot understand why “anesthesia safety” or “pain control” should