Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Large Animal Surgery

For appointments and emergencies, please call: 540-231-9043

The Surgery Service of the Harry T. Peters Large Animal Hospital provides primary and emergency patient care to a variety of large animal species within the local and regional practice area. We provide consultation and referral service to veterinarians requiring specialty information regarding surgical cases.

Large Animal Surgery & Lameness Services

  • General Surgery (Castration, Cryptochid Castration, Hernia Repair)
  • Abdominal Surgery (Colic)
  • Orthopedic Surgery/ Fracture Repair
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lameness Evaluation
  • Purchase Examination
  • Wound Repair & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Coil Embolization for Guttural Pouch Mycosis
  • Equine Podiatry Service

Special Facilities, Equipment & Procedures

Large Animal Surgery Personnel

  • Christopher Byron
    DVM, MS
    Diplomate ACVS
    Associate Professor
    Large Animal Surgery
  • Linda A. Dahlgren
    DVM, PhD
    Diplomate ACVS
    Associate Professor
    Large Animal Surgery
  • Surgery Resident
  • Richard Trahan
    DVM
    Surgery Resident
  • Jeremy Ridenour

    Licensed Veterinary Technician & LA Staff Supervisor
  • Katie Reuss

    Licensed Veterinary Technician