VETERINARY ORTHOPEDIC SURGERYVeterinary orthopedic surgical treatments include disorders and conditions that affect the bones, joints, and related structures.
The pain caused by an injury or problem with the joints can be temporarily alleviated with medication, but veterinary orthopedic surgery may be required to repair the problem and minimize lasting damage.
A veterinary surgeon can provide your pet with access to the same advanced surgical procedures that are available to humans. Veterinary orthopedic surgery can correct congenital abnormalities, traumatic injuries, and disorders of the bones and joints. The board certified surgeons at WestVet provide orthopedic surgical procedures that include:
- Elbow dysplasia
- Hyperextension injuries Internal plating for fracture fixation
- External skeletal fixation to repair fractures
- Patella luxation
- Osteochonritis dissecans (OCD)
- Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO)
- Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
- Arthrodesis Carpal, tarsal bone injuries, and luxations, and more.
Our board certified veterinary surgeon will work with your family veterinarian to determine the best treatment for your pet’s specific needs. Our team of veterinary specialists is committed to providing the most advanced pet surgery and medical care possible for your pet. We have a veterinary surgeon available for consultationl 24 hours a day for emergency care.
In addition to pet surgery, our vet specialists have extensive training and expertise in treatments for the non-surgical management of problems. They evaluate, diagnose, and provide non-surgical treatments for osteoarthritis, soft tissue injuries, and invertebral disk herniation.
Please contact your family veterinarian to discuss a referral for a consultation with a WestVet surgeon and contact our office at 208-375-1600 for questions about orthopedic veterinary surgical services.