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Coming out of the anesthetic she is feeling stress and anxiety. This could be the cause of the excessive panting or it could be a pain reaction. It usually takes 3-5 to fully recover from the stress of the surgery and start feeling normal. If she continues, I would give your Vet a call and see if he wants to put her on some pain medication. Look at the end of her tongue as she is panting if stress related her tongue will have a slight cupped look at the end.
We do not want her stressed and in paid, because that slows the healing process.