Surgical Procedures We Provide

At Rancho Santa Fe Veterinary Hospital, our doctors and independent surgical specialists carry out a wide range of veterinary surgical services. We conduct neuters and ovariohysterectomies (spays) in dogs, cats, and other small mammals such as rabbits and rats. We also perform cystotomies for removal of bladder stones, gastrointestinal surgery and mass removal surgery.

Oral surgery and advanced dentistry is also routinely performed at our hospital.

On the more advanced end of the spectrum, with the help of independent board-certified veterinary surgeons, we are able to perform cruciate ligament repair surgeries using either TPO (Triple Osteotomy Surgery) or TTA techniques, medial luxating patella repairs, and elbow repair surgeries.

These are just a few examples of the surgical procedures that our hospital provides. If you have any questions, please contact us.

The first step toward any surgical procedure is having your pet seen by one of our doctors. They can provide a recommendation tailored to the specific needs of your pet.

Limits to Surgical Procedures

Our veterinarians can perform any surgical procedure that does not require specialty board-certified training. In general, our hospital does not provide surgical services for non-medical issues. Please consult one of our veterinarians if you have any questions.

Safety First

It is normal for pet owners to feel concerned about the risks associated with anesthetic procedures. At Rancho Santa Fe Veterinary Hospital, we do everything possible to reduce those risks. You can read about the methods we use to minimize anesthesia risks, but as always, you’re welcome to consult with our doctors.