Pet Surgery Brampton
At McQueen Animal Hospital, we perform many different surgeries including spaying and neutering. Not only does spaying and neutering your pet prevent them from reproducing, but also reduces the risk of developing certain diseases such as testicular cancer and breast cancer. Spaying and Neutering surgical procedures can be done at as early as 6 months of age.
Surgeries at McQueen Animal Hospital
- Animal Birth control – Spay and Neuter
- Aural Hematoma
- E nucleation
- Wound repair
- Orthopedic (by Board Certified Mobile Surgeon)
These are some of the more complicated surgeries that are also available at our hospital.
All of our surgeries include Intravenous fluids to help maintain blood pressure and hydration under anesthesia, along with pain management, an antibiotic injection, and take home pain medications. Additional surgical options are also offered and can be added in addition to the specific surgical procedure price.
Pre-Anesthetic Blood Work – Blood testing can be done in our hospital before your pet’s surgical procedure to examine liver values, kidney values, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are within normal values. A blood test can also allow us to develop an anesthesia protocol appropriate for your pet’s health while undergoing a surgical procedure.
Microchip – Microchips are small identifying chips that are placed under the skin of your pet. It offers a permanent approach of identifying your pet and linking the animal back to you if they get lost. Each chip has its own special code so that when it is scanned, your pet’s information along with the owner’s contact information will appear so that veterinary hospitals or local shelters can contact the owners.
Call us today to book an appointment for your pet’s surgical procedure.
We ask that all pets are up to date with vaccines prior to performing the surgical procedure.
Your pet being recommended surgery may be a frightening thought. But, you can relax because, at McQueen animal hospitals, every pet surgery is taken seriously and when a veterinarian has recommended surgery for your pet, it is always in the best interest of your pet. For us, it is equally important that you, the dog parent understand why a surgical procedure has been recommended and make the best decisions for the health and well being of your dog.
Surgical procedure categories;
- Elective procedures and
- Urgent procedures
Elective procedures commonly include neutering, spaying, benign skin growths, and dental extractions.
Dog Neutering or Dog Spaying is one of the most common surgical procedure which pet owners experience. Dog neutering is a mandatory requirement for pet dogs if dog owners want them to visit public dog parks and beaches. Many cities provide certain benefits to neutered dogs like reduced registration fees and access to dog parks etc.
Urgent procedures include – abscess and skin lacerations, intestinal obstructions caused by a foreign body, fracture repair, internal bleeding, spleen cancer, malignant tumors of the skin, urethral blockage/bladder stones, etc.
Anesthesia is essential in nearly every instance of animal surgery and is administered, specialist anesthetists.
Numerous concerns are associated with surgery including potential complications impacting the recovery prognosis. But, with significant technological advances in the field of veterinary medicine, all these concerns are well addressed and the risks associated with surgeries for your pet are pretty low and no major complications are expected from most of the surgeries.
At McQueen animal hospitals, we are always focused on the highest standards in veterinary medicine. Our commitment to excellence in pet care has earned us the distinction of a ‘go-to’ facility for all concerns about your pet. For instance, neutering and spaying prevent your pet from reproducing and reducing the risk of certain diseases like breast cancer and testicular cancer. This surgical procedure can be carried out early when your pet is just about 6 months old. Along with neutering and spaying procedures, we also offer more complex surgeries like orthopedic surgeries and soft tissue surgeries.
Intravenous fluids are part of all our surgical procedures for pets in order to maintain the hydration and blood pressure while under anesthesia. Antibiotic injection, pain management and pain medications that the pet owner carries home are also part of the surgical procedures.
Pre-anesthetic blood tests can be carried out in our labs before commencing the surgical procedure for your pet to examine kidney values, liver values, RBC and WBC counts, and platelet count to confirm that they are within the reference range. Blood tests also help us in developing an appropriate anesthesia protocol for the health of your pet during and after the surgical procedure.
The decision for a surgical procedure for your pet always involve a discussion with you – the pet owner to comprehend potential complications and factors to be taken into account while deciding the best course of action for your pet.
The following are among the major considerations before a dog surgery.
- General health and age of the dog
- Potential outcome if surgery is deferred
- Potential complications to be expected from the surgery
- Postoperative care by the pet owner and recovery time
- Rehabilitation and physical therapy
While the pet owner makes the final decision on whether to proceed with the surgery for his pet, the veterinary team at McQueen animal hospitals will present him with all the relevant facts and potential outcomes to aid an informed decision. This will ensure that your decision is compassionate and ethical for you and your canine.
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