in the Hamptons and East End of Long Island
At Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital, we offer a wide range of surgical services to meet the needs of our patients. Our experienced veterinary team is dedicated to providing the highest quality surgical care for your pet, utilizing the latest techniques and equipment. We understand that surgery can be a stressful experience for both pets and their owners, which is why we prioritize comfort and safety throughout the entire process. From pre-operative consultations to post-operative care, our team is committed to ensuring that your pet receives the best possible treatment. We also provide thorough pain management to help your pet recover as quickly and comfortably as possible. If your pet requires surgery, trust us to provide compassionate, expert care.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is veterinary surgery?
Veterinary surgery is the practice of performing surgical procedures on animals to treat injuries, illnesses, or other conditions. These procedures can range from routine surgeries, such as spaying and neutering, to more complex procedures, such as orthopedic surgery.
When is surgery necessary for my pet?
Surgery may be necessary for your pet if they have a medical condition that cannot be treated with medication or other non-invasive treatments. Your veterinarian will determine if surgery is the best course of treatment based on your pet's individual needs.
How do I prepare my pet for surgery?
Your veterinarian will provide you with specific instructions on how to prepare your pet for surgery.
What should I expect on the day of surgery?
On the day of surgery, your pet will be examined by the veterinarian and anesthetist. They will be given anesthesia to ensure they are comfortable during the procedure. During the surgery, the veterinarian and surgical team will monitor your pet's vital signs and administer any necessary medications.
Is anesthesia safe for my pet?
Anesthesia is generally safe for pets during surgery when administered by a licensed veterinarian and trained veterinary technicians. Prior to surgery, we conduct a thorough physical examination and pre-anesthetic blood work to assess your pet's health and identify any potential risks.
What is the recovery process like for my pet?
The recovery process for your pet will depend on the type of surgery performed. Your veterinarian will provide you with specific instructions on how to care for your pet after surgery, including post-operative medications and restrictions on activity. It's important to follow these instructions carefully to ensure a smooth and successful recovery.
If you think your pet may be in need of surgery or if you have questions about our veterinary surgery services, please contact us.