Does your normally docile, friendly pet turn into the Tasmanian Devil the moment you pull into the veterinarian's parking lot? It's not unusual for pets to feel a little stressed by a visit to the ...View Article
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We perform routine surgical procedures such as spays and neuters. We also perform non-routine soft tissue surgeries, such as abdominal exploratories, cystotomies (bladder surgery), mass removals, and perineal urithostomies (PU surgeries for blocked male cats). Dr. Danford performs very limited
orthopedic surgeries but we use a specialist that will come to our hospital for more complicated orthopedic surgeries as needed.
Our team understands that anesthesia is scary- but rest assured that we do everything we can to make it as safe as we possibly can. We encourage pre-anesthetic blood work to assess the function of kidneys and liver. We place a catheter to ensure we have access to a vein for emergencies and to
administer IV fluids to maintain blood pressure. You beloved with be treated as you would want to be treated- on a warming pad to ensure their body temperature is maintained, continuously monitored by a veterinary nurse for oxygen level, EKG and blood pressure. After their procedure, they will be monitored in our ECU ward right in the middle of our treatment area. Their pain will be managed with pre-operative and post-op medications and a therapeutic laser treatment.