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Nervous About Post-Spaying Care
Zona the Aussie
Hi there! My Australian Shepherd, Zona (named after my home state Arizona!), is getting spayed this week. We love our vet and have had nothing but great experiences with him; however, I am just so concerned how she will act recovering from surgery.
Zona is SO full of energy, hyper, and active. She jumps on and off the bed and couch and runs up and down the stairs and in the yard all day everyday. She also is not crate trained--she was never destructive of anything in the home and has free reign (Little angel, I know!). However, I know this can not be the case for post-surgery. I will obviously have to crate her and force rest. When we have crated her, whenever she is let out, she goes crazy though as if she just has oodles of pent up energy.
I am just looking for tips of how to manage her energy post-surgery and for others' experiences. Also, I know my vet will give me a time frame, but how long did you restrict activity for your Aussie?
Thanks so much!