Veterinary Services

Pet Surgery

We are glad to offer a wide range of surgical procedures to our patients as part of our ongoing efforts to provide the highest quality veterinary medicine.

Pet Surgery in Las Vegas, NV

Our staff of compassionate, caring professionals will monitor your pet before, during, and after surgery and will take exceptional care to ensure a safe and complete recovery for your pet. We will also address any questions or concerns about surgery, anesthesia, pain management, or postoperative care.

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Pet Surgery

Surgical procedures are performed at South Valley Animal Hospital every day of the week, although it is preferred that we keep elective surgeries from Monday-Saturday. An appointment is advised. We ask that all patients check in between 7-9 am on the morning of the scheduled surgery, and please allow at least 15 minutes to meet with a veterinarian. The owner, or authorized agent, dropping off an animal for surgery must be at least 18 years old. No food must be given after 11:00 pm the night before; please limit water intake. Vaccines are required to be current for all patients having surgery.

We also advise pre-operative lab work to test kidney and liver functions (the main organs metabolizing anesthesia), complete blood counts, and blood glucose levels. Our patients are closely monitored throughout surgery using EKG/pulse oximeters. Fluids and pain medications are administered through an IV catheter. Pain management will be used for all procedures that cause pain or discomfort.