I am the owner or agent for the above described animal and have the authority to execute this consent and the authorization of the above names surgeries and/or procedures.
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 understand the benefit of performing needed additional procedures now and avoiding an additional anesthetic episode. I hereby consent and authorize the performance of such procedures as necessary and desirable in the exercise of the veterinarian's professional judgement. I understand 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 the appropriate anesthesia, pathologist examination of the excised tissue, medication for post procedure pain management as deemed appropriate by the veterinarian, the administration of other medications, and I understand that hospital staff will be utilized as deemed appropriate or necessary by the veterinarian.
Some of the above could result in additional charges above your estimate. I have read and understood this authorization and provide my consent by signing below.