Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Small Animal Surgery

Small Animal Surgery

The Small Animal Surgery Service performs general, neurologic and orthopedic surgery procedures for clients referred by private practitioners.
Our services include:

  • Total hip replacements
  • Various surgical procedures for treatment of cranial cruciate ruptures
  • Correction of portosystemic shunts
  • Surgical treatments for cancer
  • Fracture fixation
  • Corrective surgery for orthopedic developmental disorders

These procedures are performed in a 4-suite, sterile surgical wing (OR’s) using specialized equipment such as:

  • Laparoscopes
  • Arthroscopes
  • YAG and carbon dioxide lasers
  • A full complement of general abdominal, thoracic, cardiovascular, microvascular, and orthopedic implants and equipment

Anesthesia monitoring and pain management are provided by an anesthesia team of faculty clinicians, residents, and students.

Surgery Personnel