Pet Surgery in Pasadena
For many pets, undergoing surgery is a necessary at some point, either as a means of treatment or prevention. Angel Animal Hospital’s advanced pet surgery facility is equipped with the latest tools and technology, along with three separate areas for preparation, surgery, and recovery. Our experienced veterinarians can perform both routine and elective pet surgeries, as well as other surgical procedures that may be recommended or needed for your pet. We perform all pet surgeries under general anesthesia and monitor every patient at all times using state-of-the-art equipment and one of our experienced technicians.
Most Common Pet Surgeries We Perform
What to Expect Before Your Pet’s Surgery
Your pet’s safety during surgery is our #1 priority at Angel Animal Hospital. Before admitting your pet for surgery, our team will take the time to discuss your pet’s condition and what the surgery will entail. We recommend pre-anesthetic blood work for senior pets, which allows us to determine if there are any underlying health issues. We may also recommend a pre-surgical exam, depending on your pet’s age and health status.
On the day of surgery, we will move your pet to our preparation area, where we will place an IV catheter for the delivery of anesthesia, medication, and fluids. We will then clip your pet’s fur near the incision site. After preparation is complete, your pet will be moved to our sterile surgical suite, where we begin monitoring his/her vital signs via our state-of-the-art equipment and one of our technicians. When your pet is completely anesthetized, our veterinarian will begin the surgery.
What to Expect After Your Pet’s Surgery
After the surgery is complete, we use Companion Laser Therapy to reduce pain and swelling. We will then will move your pet to our recovery area, where we will continue to monitor him/her. Our facility is equipped with a post-surgical boarding area, if overnight hospitalization is required. When your pet is ready to be picked up, our veterinarian or technician will notify you. You will be given discharge instructions upon your arrival, including at-home care and recovery expectations. Please feel free to ask us any questions at this time or while your pet is recovering from home.