Orthopedic Surgery

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • ACL (cranial cruciate ligament) disease
  • Limb amputation
  • Fracture repair
  • Angular Limb Deformities
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Joint luxations
  • Patella luxation
  • Arthrodesis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans

Soft Tissue Surgery

  • Anal sacculectomy
  • Upper airway surgery (brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome, Laryngeal Paralysis)
  • Skin surgery (reconstructive surgery, mass removal, wound care, mastectomy, episioplasty)
  • Biliary (Gallbladder) surgery
  • Urinary surgery (bladder stones, kidney removal, ureteral obstruction, perineal urethrostomy, scrotal urethrostomy)
  • Lower respiratory surgery: Lung lobectomy, thoracotomy, median sternotomy
  • GI surgery (foreign body removal, tumor removal, subtotal colectomy, gastric dilatation and volvulus)
  • Total ear canal ablation and bulla osteotomy
  • Ventral bulla Osteotomy
  • Hernia repair (diaphragmatic, peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia, perineal hernia)
  • Salivary Mucocele/Ranula
  • Oral surgery (oronasal fistula, cleft palate, jaw/oral tumor removal)
  • Liver surgery (extrahepatic portosystemic shunt ligation, liver lobectomy, liver biopsies)
  • Splenectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy/Thyroidectomy
  • Pyometra
  • Pancreatectomy

Neurologic Surgery

  • Intervertebral disk disease (Thoracolumbar and cervical)
  • A-A luxation
  • Lumbosacral disk disease
  • Spinal trauma (Fractures and luxations)
  • Wobbler’s syndrome
  • Select intracranial surgical procedures

For more extensive information, please visit the ACVS Small Animal Health Topics.