Veterinary Surgery
In Aventura, FL

Amor Animal Hospital - Pet Surgery

As pet owners, we want to ensure that our pets receive the best possible care. There may come a time when our pets require more extensive medical treatment, such as surgery. Veterinary surgical procedures are an important aspect of pet care and can greatly improve the quality of life for our beloved animals.

Our skilled Aventura, FL veterinary doctors excel in a range of surgeries like wound repairs, spays, neuters, soft tissue surgeries, and skin growth removals. We prioritize your pet’s well-being and comfort, closely monitoring anesthesia and recovery. We understand surgery can be stressful, so we’ll keep you informed about your pet’s procedure. If necessary, we’ll connect you with trusted specialists for advanced surgical procedures, always keeping your pet’s health a top priority.

Surgeries We Perform:

  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spay and Neuter
  • Amputation
  • Cherry Eye Repair
  • Cystotomy Procedure
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Mass Removal
  • Oncology Surgery
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Biopsies
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • TPLO Surgery
  • Gastropexy Surgery
  • Splenectomy Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Procedures

What Is Veterinary Surgery?

Veterinary surgery is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on surgical procedures for animals. It involves the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of injuries, diseases, and disorders in animals through surgical intervention.

Why Is Veterinary Surgery Important?

Veterinary surgery plays a crucial role in maintaining the health and well-being of animals. It is used to treat a wide range of conditions, from minor injuries to life-threatening diseases. Some common reasons for veterinary surgery include:

  • Traumatic injuries: Animals can suffer from various injuries, such as broken bones, lacerations, and puncture wounds, which may require surgical repair.
  • Tumors and growths: Surgery is often necessary to remove tumors and growths in animals, which can be cancerous or non-cancerous.
  • Reproductive issues: Spaying and neutering surgeries are commonly performed on animals to prevent unwanted pregnancies and reduce the risk of certain health problems.
  • Orthopedic issues: Animals can suffer from orthopedic conditions, such as hip dysplasia and torn ligaments, which may require surgical correction.
  • Dental problems: Dental surgery (backlink to dental) is often necessary to treat dental diseases and injuries in animals.

In addition to treating specific conditions, veterinary surgery also plays a crucial role in preventing future health problems. For example, spaying and neutering surgeries can reduce the risk of certain types of cancer and behavioral issues in animals.

Preparing For Veterinary Surgery

If your pet requires surgery, it is essential to prepare for the procedure to ensure a successful outcome. Here are some steps you can take to prepare for veterinary surgery:

Consult with Your Veterinarian

The first step in preparing for veterinary surgery is to consult with our team. We will evaluate your pet’s condition and determine if surgery is necessary. We will also provide you with information about the procedure, including potential risks and complications.

Follow Pre-Surgery Instructions

We will provide you with specific instructions to follow before the surgery. This may include fasting your pet for a certain period before the procedure to prevent complications during anesthesia.

Arrange For Post-Surgery Care

After the surgery, your pet will need a quiet and comfortable place to rest and recover. Make sure to set up a recovery area with soft bedding and easy access to food and water. You may also need to administer medication or change bandages, so make sure you are prepared for these tasks.

Monitor Your Pet’s Recovery

After the surgery, it is essential to monitor your pet’s recovery closely. Keep an eye out for any signs of complications, such as excessive bleeding, swelling, or infection. If you notice any concerning symptoms, contact us immediately.