The vet had said he is healthy (though overweight ... over 17 pounds!), his teeth need cleaning.
I dropped him off at the vet this morning before I left for Vancouver. Gord picked him up this evening.
Everything went well. He ended up having two molars removed in addition to the cleaning.
The vet gave Gord a pair of gloves and a syringe of a codeine gel. Gord has to put 0.05 ml onto his gloved finger and apply it to the hairless part of Morgan's ear every 8-12 hours. It sounds like the vet was nervous about having it on his fingers.
And Morgan is happy to be home.
Here's the syringe of codeine gel and gloves ...