VARIOUS SURGICAL SERVICES OFFERED AT SILICON VALLEY PET CLINIC, CA
Spaying – We suggest having your female cat or dog spayed to prevent pregnancy unless you want lots of puppies and kittens running around. This surgery is used to protect your pet against bacterial infections, reproductive tract diseases, and several types of cancer. This is a routine surgery in which your pet’s ovaries and uterus are removed.
Neutering – We suggest having your pet neutered if you have a male cat or dog. This is a surgery in which the testicles are removed. It helps decreasing overpopulation and protects your pet against several types of cancer as well as sexually-transmitted diseases.
Soft Tissue Surgery – Removing foreign materials from the gastrointestinal tract, removing tumors, and many more are the examples of soft tissue surgery.
EXTRACTING FOXTAILS – A foxtail makes reference to a sort of plant seed, from the foxtail weed. At the time of the spring, they sprout up, usually in unoccupied lots, along with the edges of grass lawns or wild fields. Ostensibly, they have the mien of a stalk of wheat. The complications with foxtails left unprocessed in the ear area of an animal are that it can pass down the ear canal and inserted itself into the eardrum. This settles in much quavering of the head, scraping at the outer ear (pinna) and usually a humping of the head tilted to one side. This will often require veterinary intervention at this point.The veterinarian will often inspect both ears with an otoscope, to locate all veiled offenders, and then will take help of an alligator forceps traveled into the ear alongside the otoscope to extract the foxtail. As per some of the affairs, sedation of the dog will be needed to bring down the risk of penetrating the eardrum with the forceps if the dog twitches at the incorrect time.
Orthopedic Surgery – We can repair fractured bones and ruptured cranial cruciate ligaments (similar to an ACL tear in humans), and other orthopedic problems. We’ll let you know the best options for your pet’s health, as nothing is as important as your pet’s wellbeing.