If your pet has to have surgery, this can be stressful for owners. Whether your cat or dog needs emergency surgery or you are electing to have a procedure performed, we recommend speaking with our vet beforehand to learn more and how it can benefit your pet. At Huntsville Animal Clinic in Huntsville, AL, we offer a variety of surgical procedures for pets to help them stay healthy.
Why is Pet Surgery Necessary?
There are many reasons why your pet may require surgery. Some surgeries are voluntary to help treat various conditions, while emergency procedures required to save your pet’s life. Your cat or dog may need surgery because due to trauma, injuries, accidents, foreign substances in the body, cancerous tumors, or internal bleeding. We also offer spaying and neutering, dental extractions, and orthopedic surgery for arthritis.
Benefits of Pet Surgery
In the case of an emergency, visiting our veterinarian can provide your pet with surgery and save their life. Additional procedures, such as orthopedic surgery, can help reduce pain and improve your pet’s quality of life. Along with that, spaying or neutering your pet is a standard surgical procedure with many benefits, including reducing unwanted litter, fixing behavioral issues, and decreasing the risk of breast tumors or testicular cancer. Our vet can always examine your furry friend and determine which procedures would be most beneficial for their condition and health.
How Our Veterinarian Helps with Pet Surgery
Our veterinarian can help diagnose your pet’s condition and determine if surgery can help. If surgery is recommended, we will discuss with you why the surgery is necessary, the procedure, the pre- and post-operation procedure, and how it can help your pet. If you have any questions about any of the steps, our vet will work closely with you and answer any of your questions. We will also speak with you about scheduling a follow-up appointment, how to check your pet’s incision, look for signs of infection, and how to monitor their recovery.
Schedule an Appointment Today!
At Huntsville Animal Clinic in Huntsville, AL, we are here to help if your pet needs surgery. Our vet will assist your cat or dog during each step and ensure that they are comfortable. If you have any questions about surgical procedures that we offer or to schedule an appointment, contact us today at (256) 534-5581. We are committed to improving your pet’s health!