Our doctors are well versed in many soft tissue surgeries and procedures to help your best furriest friend get back out and enjoying life. From spaying and neutering your pet to fox tail removal, or the occasional bladder stone, our team of experienced doctors and surgical assistants are ready to work with you.
Spays and Neuters
Generally, our spay and neuter surgeries are scheduled between 6-12 months of age dependent on breed, species and individual risk factors. If you have any questions about when to spay or neuter your pet, please call and schedule an exam with one of our doctors to discuss your pet and family’s needs.
canine, feline, and rabbit. Spaying your dog or cat can decrease their risk for breast tumors (when done before their second heat cycle) it also removed the risk for life threatening uterine infections/abscesses called pyometras. These infections can be fatal if not treated urgently with an emergency spay.
Castration or “Neuter”
Canine, feline, and some exotics pets like rabbits, rats, and guinea pigs.
Soft Tissue Surgeries
are also a service Best Friends Animal Hospital provides. Soft tissue surgery as any surgery done on any part of the body that is not part of the skeletal or neurologic system. Common sites include surgery on the eye, abdominal hernia repairs, nose (nasal) surgeries and anal sac procedures.
Emergency soft tissue surgeries
like intestinal foreign body removal (toys, socks, strings and whatever else they might like to eat), splenectomies (spleen removal), cystotomies (bladder surgery), pyometra surgeries (uterine abscesses), laceration repairs and C-sections.
lumps and bumps on your pet can sometimes be as simple as something cosmetic or irritating to your pet but they may also be malignant “aggressive” cancers. Removing these masses and sending the tissue out for identification will let us identify and manage your pets unique condition.
these are a type of grass seed very common in the Rogue Valley, but if left inside your pet’s body can become very dangerous as they like to travel the body. Common sites they are removed from include the ears, paws and nose, but there are times where they can travel deeper and require more involved surgeries.
include knee surgeries for cruciate ligament injuries (TPLO procedure in large dogs or extracapsular repairs in smaller dogs), knee surgery for patellar luxation, hip surgery such as femoral head and neck osteotomies (FHO), hip luxation reduction and some types of bone fracture repair or casting.