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Cat surgery for your pet can be stressful, but advances in medicine have made veterinary surgery at your Henderson veterinarian and Las Vegas cat hospital as safe for animals as it is for humans. Some of the most common types of cat surgery and veterinary surgery include:
Cat surgery is only recommended if absolutely necessary, as we normally favor the most non-invasive course of action possible for your pet. However, today’s surgical procedures, tools, and technologies have brought the associated risks of surgery down quite low.
Some of the factors that play into the decision to elect for pet surgery include:
While there is always the risk of some complications related to any surgical procedure, you can rest assured our Las Vegas animal hospital specializing in cat care is experienced in these procedures and will take all necessary precautions to help ensure a safe, successful result.
The increased safety and success rates of cat surgery in Las Vegas and across the nation is in large part due to improved pre- and postoperative steps and procedures.
Pre-surgical steps include:
Post-operative steps include:
The presence of an experienced cat anesthesiologist helps to ensure a safe experience under anesthesia for your pet. Stringent guidelines are adhered to before, during and after surgery including blood work and testing to ensure the best anesthesia choice and course of action. This minimizes the risk of complications. Some grogginess and duller motor skills is normal following surgery, but your cat should be back to themselves within about 24 hours.
Las Vegas veterinarian and animal hospital A Cat Hospital is a veterinary facility that specializes in the health and well being of cats. We were the first cats-only hospital to open in Las Vegas in 1986 and are committed to creating a safe, caring atmosphere for all our feline friends.
If you suspect your cat requires a surgical procedure, you can trust our compassionate, experienced staff to make sure the experience is a positive and successful one from start to finish. Contact us today for more information.