Dog Surgery A-Z

Surgery can naturally prompt many questions and concerns. Here you’ll find the information that you need to help your dog and yourself get through the surgical process.

Amputation: A Tough Decision Can Buy Your Pet Time, Quality of Life Dog Surgery A-Z
Amputation: A Tough Decision Can Buy Your Pet Time, Quality of Life
Amputation is no small thing and for Xena, it involved sacrificing the entire leg. Leaving part of a limb is not recommended in pets because of the concern for sores if they use the stump for balance or to get up.
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Foreign Body Surgery and the Importance of Puppy Proofing Dog Surgery A-Z
Foreign Body Surgery and the Importance of Puppy Proofing
You won't believe the things your new puppy will eat.
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cone elizabethan collars Dog Surgery A-Z
The Cone of Shame: Elizabethan Collars and Your Pet
Those big white cones you see on dogs serve a much more important function than making a pooch look silly. Learn more why they can save your dog pain and you money.
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5 (More) Tips for Post-Op Care
Kelly Serfas, a Certified Veterinary Technician in Bethlehem, PA, contributed to this article.
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Aging Isn't a Disease, It's Normal
Learn why age really is just a number.
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How will your pet be monitored during anesthesia? Dog Surgery A-Z
How Safe is Anesthesia for Your Pet?
Anesthesia involves risks for any dog or cat, but luckily veterinary anesthesia has become very safe thanks to better protocols and safer drugs.
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Blood work before surgery is crucial Dog Surgery A-Z
Preanesthetic Testing and Your Pet
Regular checkups and blood work for your pet is important.
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How To Care For Your Pet After Surgery Dog Surgery A-Z
How To Care For Your Pet After Surgery
This video provides helpful tips for caring for your pet after surgery.
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Why Should I Spay or Neuter My Dog? Dog Surgery A-Z
Why Should I Spay or Neuter My Dog?
There are numerous reasons you should spay or neuter your dog! Let’s talk about health reasons first…
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Anesthesia and Your Dog Dog Surgery A-Z
Anesthesia and Your Dog
As is the case for us, our four-legged friends may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure.
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