Preparing a quiet, warm, and comfortable area for your pet to rest after surgery will help in their healing process. Your pet should begin recovering from the anesthetic within a few hours, though it can take 24-48 hours to fully recover.
During this time, your pet will most likely seem drowsy and may lack an appetite. This is normal and is associated with having anesthesia during their procedure.
See why dental anesthesia is necessary during your pet's dental cleaning: