Family veterinarians have surgical training, so they are well-qualified for routine procedures. Board-certified veterinary surgeons however, have dedicated their careers to training for advanced surgical procedures. They have access to more specialized equipment and monitoring tools than is normally available in most veterinary clinics. We provide 24-hour monitoring of your pet after surgery, and the surgeons are supported by technicians who understand the needs of animals undergoing surgery.

Your family veterinarian may opt for referral to a board-certified surgeon for advanced procedures or complicated conditions requiring specialized equipment and care.

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Surgical Procedures offered:

Orthopedic

  • Simple and complex fracture repair
  • Arthrodesis for severe arthritis or injury
  • Cruciate ligament repair, TPLO and extracapsular methods
  • Patellar luxation
  • Cementless total hip replacement
  • Elbow dysplasia, fragmented coronoid process, OC, UAP
  • Shoulder OCD, biceps tenosynovitis
  • Corrective osteotomies for premature growth plate closure
  • Tendon repair
  • Limb amputation for cancer treatment
  • Stem cell treatment for arthritis

Soft tissue procedures

  • Cancer surgery, all areas
  • Abdominal surgery for gastrointestinal foreign bodies
  • Bowel resection, surgical biopsies, feeding tube placement
  • Hernia repair, diaphtagmatic, perineal, inguinal
  • Trauma surgery
  • Wound reconstruction, skin grafting
  • Portosystemic shunts
  • Gall bladder and biliary surgery
  • Gastric dilatation and volvulus, gastropexy
  • Splenectomy, liver lobectomy
  • Cystotomy for calculi, perineal urethrostomy
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Cardiac surgery, PDA, PRAA
  • Thoracotomy for wounds, lung lobectomy, pericardectomy
  • Chylothorax, pyothorax, pleuritis, pericarditis
  • Anorectal procedures, anal sacculectomy

Head and Neck

  • Cancer surgery
  • Laryngeal paralysis
  • Ear canal ablation-bulla osteotomy for chronic otitis
  • Salivary mucocoele
  • Retrobulbar abscess
  • Oral wounds and foreign bodies
  • Cleft palate
  • Nasal surgery

Surgery Team