Pet Surgery in Arlington, TX
General Surgery – Our hospital is well equipped to perform most minor and major surgical procedures ranging from spays and neuters to more complicated emergency, orthopedic and soft-tissue surgeries. All surgeries are handled with the utmost respect and concern. Prior to surgery each patient receives a thorough physical examination to identify any existing medical conditions that might endanger your pet’s health. Because not all problems can be detected upon examination, we require pre-anesthetic blood testing. These tests not only give us a more complete picture of your pet’s health, but also allow us to tailor an anesthetic regimen that is specifically designed for your pet.
Anesthesia – Modern anesthetic agents provide improved safety, rapid recovery, and excellent pain control. A variety of anesthetic agents are available, and if your pet needs anesthesia, the agent or combination of agents that provide the most safety and effective pain control will be used.
IV Catheter and Fluids – An IV catheter and IV fluids are administered for your pet while under anesthesia. The IV catheter provides access to a vein for administration of anesthetics and medications and for an IV fluid drip. Fluids maintain the blood pressure to support the vital organs and minimize the chance of anesthetic reactions or complications.
Our professional staff is skilled in most surgical procedures, but on occasion, a specialist referral will be encouraged for procedures outside of our expertise or procedures requiring specialized equipment.
Patients are carefully monitored with state-of-the-art equipment that monitors ECG, temperature, respiration, SpO2, blood pressure, and heart rate throughout the duration of the procedure.