Surgical Services

We provide all types of soft tissue and most orthopedic surgical services. If your pet requires surgery, our doctors will make sure that you understand all aspects of this surgery and all options available. We offer fracture repair, TPLO, and TTA.

Tibial Plateua Leveling Osteotomy Surgery

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What is TPLO Surgery? The TPLO surgery stands for Tibial Plateua Leveling Osteotomy Surgery and is provided to dogs who havetorn the cranial cruciate ligament (crCL ligament) which is also often referred to as a torn ACL. The top of the tibia in dogs is not flat like that of humans, rather it is sloped backwards. This change in position causes undue, consistent stress on the CrCL. The purpose of the crCL is to prevent backward movement of the femur in relation to the tibia. Continuous stress on the crCL eventually…

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Spaying

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Spaying your pet has many benefits. The procedure, which prevents female animals from becoming pregnant and reproducing, can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life. Spaying will not change your pet’s personality. By spaying your female pet, you’re protecting her against potentially deadly diseases, including bacterial infections, reproductive tract diseases, and several types of cancer. You also won’t have to worry about her going into heat. This means avoiding the mess that often accompanies the heat cycle in female dogs and the pacing and crying that happens…

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Neutering

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Neutering your pet has many benefits. The procedure, which prevents male animals from reproducing, can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life. Neutering will not change your pet’s personality. By neutering your pet, you’re reducing or eliminating his risk for prostate and testicular cancer, as well as sexually transmitted diseases. Neutering will also reduce or eliminate undesirable and embarrassing behaviour, including roaming, fighting, humping, and spraying. In addition, neutering your pet will help control the dog and cat overpopulation problem, keeping more animals out of shelters. Neutering,…

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Soft Tissue Surgery

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We perform many types of soft tissue surgeries at our clinic. Soft tissue surgeries are those that are not associated with bone. These surgeries can provide many benefits to pets. Probably the most common soft tissue surgery performed on pets is the removal of masses, or lumps. Most of these masses, once removed and tested, are found to be benign (nonharmful); however, occasionally they are more serious. Early removal and accurate diagnosis of a lump is necessary to improve the outcome in your pet if the mass is cancerous. If…

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Orthopaedic Surgery

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We perform many types of orthopaedic (bone) surgeries in our clinic. Because we want to ensure that our patients receive the best possible outcome, we occasionally refer them to board-certified orthopaedic surgeons to perform back surgery and other very complex surgeries. Leg fractures are the most common orthopaedic problem presented at our clinic and usually result from a mishap with an automobile. They can be treated in a variety of ways depending on the location and type of fracture. We can apply a cast to treat certain fractures; however, many…

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