Ear Crops (Canine)
All the above procedures have options that are offered to lower your pets risk
going under anesthetic. To see the options offered and pre-authorize any options
that you would like for your pet click here.
Femoral Head Osteotomy
Anterior Cruciate Repair
Fibular Head Transposition
Intestinal Foreign Body
Tibular Head Transposition
Bloodwork: (MPRO or PROV)
*Checks for sub-clinical disease
*Verifies organ function prior to anesthesia
*Note: a MPRO is a "mini" profile which should be used mainly for the young healthy animals as a screening process. a PROV is a more comprehensive bloodwork panel, often recommended for older animals or those who may have underlying health issues.
AVID Microchip: the AVID microchip is for identification purposes.
*It is the size of a piece of rice.
*Injected into the subcutaneous layer of the skin.
*Shelters and hospitals check for this device on stray/lost animals.
*It is illegal for any laboratory to harbor an animal with a microchip or tattoo.
Presurgical Prep FAQ
Q. What time should I be there?
A. Please arrive for surgery between 7:30 - 9:00 AM.
Q. When should I stop feeding my pet? Can they have water?
A. Do not allow pet to have any food after 9:00 PM, the night before surgery, but water is allowed. Rabbits are an exception to this rule and are allowed to eat up to the time of surgery. Owners need to bring food for them while they are with us.
Q. How long does it take to check in for surgery?
A. The check in process can sometimes take about 15 minutes and consists of some paperwork that needs to be read and signed by the owner or an authorized adult. The questionnaire helps us to better understand our patient and provide the best care while with us.
Q. What time is my pet's surgery?
A. There is no set times for the surgery schedule. The reasons why we do not schedule specific surgery times is, all too often, emergencies arise, clients cancel or a surgery becomes more or less difficult than first expected. The order of surgeries are determined by the doctor and his or her staff, the day of surgery, after all patients have arrived.
Q. Will someone call me after surgery?
A. The Doctor or a technician will call after surgery to let you know how surgery went and what time the pet can be picked up to go home.
If you have any questions or concerns, or if you need to cancel or reschedule, please call us at 614-471-2201.