Neutering

Discussion in 'Dog Health' started by jenclerm, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. jenclerm Experienced Member

    Hi everyone,

    Luke my mini 3.5 month old doxie got neutered on DEC 16th.. is it normal for him to want to sleep all day?



    He will get up to have a small play session.. but then once hes on a lap.. he passes out...or comes back in from a pee and hes back under the covers...

    I am not used to having him soo sadated.. :dogsad:

    thanks!

    Jen

  2. snooks Experienced Member

    He may be sleepy a few days and tired. Remember not only the anesthesia is affecting him but all of his body hormones are changing. If you're concerned call the vet b/c infection can also make him lethargic. The vet probably gave you a list of signs of infection and how to check his wound. Lethargy was probably something on the list of things to watch. If it goes on more than a couple of days call back unless their directions say call sooner.
  3. jenclerm Experienced Member

    Thanks Snooks that makes a lot of scene..

    Luke started to perk up yesterday and today he was wide away to continue his training.. LOL I pooped him out again.. :p He is doing much better.

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