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Compassionate Pet Surgery Services for Dogs and Cats in Winter Haven, FL

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At Veterinary Healthcare Associates, the cat and dog surgery services we offer reflect the diverse and complex cases we treat on a daily basis. Routine surgeries, emergency surgeries, and other, more complicated procedures are all skillfully performed in our state-of-the-art pet surgery suite. Our veterinarians here in Winter Haven have years of experience providing surgical services and using best practices for anesthesia, monitoring, and pain management.

If your pet needs a surgical procedure or post-op appointment, call us today at (863) 324-3340.

8 Ways We Make Pet Surgery as Safe as Possible

Our commitment to your pet’s safety and comfort is no more apparent than when we perform surgeries. To keep risks to an absolute minimum, we:

  • 1 Perform a physical exam and blood work to assess your pet’s health and build a suitable protocol for their anesthetic, pain control, and post-op care
  • 2 Place an IV catheter right before surgery to maintain hydration and support blood pressure
  • 3 Assign a dedicated veterinary technician to your pet to monitor their heart rate, temperature, blood pressure, oxygen levels, respiratory rate, and more
  • 4 Use warming systems to regulate your pet’s body temperature
  • 5 Provide pain relief medication before, during, and after the surgery
  • 6 Keep a technician at your pet’s side as they wake up from the anesthesia
  • 7 Can provide overnight hospitalization if needed to monitor your pet
  • 8 Make follow-up calls to check in on your pet while they recover at home
  • 1 Perform a physical exam and blood work to assess your pet’s health and build a suitable protocol for their anesthetic, pain control, and post-op care
  • 2 Place an IV catheter right before surgery to maintain hydration and support blood pressure
  • 3 Assign a dedicated veterinary technician to your pet to monitor their heart rate, temperature, blood pressure, oxygen levels, respiratory rate, and more
  • 4 Use warming systems to regulate your pet’s body temperature
  • 5 Provide pain relief medication before, during, and after the surgery
  • 6 Keep a technician at your pet’s side as they wake up from the anesthesia
  • 7 Can provide overnight hospitalization if needed to monitor your pet
  • 8 Make follow-up calls to check in on your pet while they recover at home

Reducing Pain with Laser Surgery for Dogs and Cats

Post-op pain is common after surgery for many dogs and cats. Still, this pain can be further reduced if your pet’s surgery is performed with a laser instead of the traditional scalpel. Laser surgery is an excellent option for pets who need any kind of soft tissue procedure. The surgical laser is sterile, precise, causes less soft tissue trauma, and minimizes the risk of infection. Also, the laser seals off blood vessels and nerve endings, which lessens pain, bleeding, and swelling. This allows dogs and cats to recover more comfortably from their surgery.

Schedule your surgery with us today.

or give us a call at (863) 324-3340

Orthopedic and Soft Tissue Surgeries

Dogs and cats can benefit from the wide range of surgeries our veterinarians can perform, which include:

  • Routine spay and neuter
  • Cyst and tumor removal
  • Skin tag removal
  • Various eye surgeries
  • Foreign body removal
  • Bladder stone removal
  • TPLO and tightrope CCL (orthopedics)
  • Oral surgery
  • Wound repair