I am the owner/agent for the above described animal and have the authority to execute this consent and authorization of the above named surgery(s
I understand that during the performance of the procedure(s), unforeseen conditions may be revealed that necessitate an extension of the foregoing procedure(s) or even different procedure(s), than those set forth previously. I hereby consent and authorize the performance of such procedure(s) as necessary and desirable in the exercise of the veterinarian’s professional judgment. I have been advised of the nature of the procedure(s), as well as the risks involved, and also realize that results cannot be guaranteed. I additionally authorize the use of appropriate anesthesia, pathologist examination of excised tissue as deemed appropriate by the veterinarian, and the administration of other medications, and understand that hospital staff will be utilized as deemed necessary by the veterinarian. I have read and understand this authorization and consent.
My signature below constitutes my acknowledgement that (i) I have read and agreed to the above, (ii) the procedure(s) have been explained to my satisfactionand that I have all the information that I desire, (iii) I have had the chance to ask questions, (iv) I have been given an alternative plan with the inherent risks of selecting the alternative plan, and (v) I authorize and consent to the performance of the procedure(s) listed in the treatment plan (estimate) and to the administration of anesthesia or sedation when deemed necessary.