At Green Valley Veterinary Clinic our vets are able to offer a handful of surgical procedures for cats and dogs in Yucaipa, always utilizing stringent surgical protocols.
In every surgery that is performed, a highly trained nurse will apply anesthesia and constantly monitor your pet with electronic patient monitoring equipment. They will also give your animal companion pain management.
Following surgery, we make post-operative monitoring and pain management our priorities. Your veterinarian will also give you detailed instructions on how you need to care for your pet at home.
What to Expect from Your Pet's Surgery
Our team will always keep you up to date with the reasons why we are recommending surgery and about any at-home care your pet will require after the procedure. Our cat and dog surgeons practice stringent surgical protocols at our veterinary clinic.
At Green Valley Veterinary Clinic, we conduct emergency and medical surgeries to help treat conditions and disease in cats and dogs or to repair injuries sustained during trauma.
Our Yucaipa veterinary surgeons regularly perform the elective and non-elective surgeries listed below:
- Soft Tissue Surgery
We offer soft tissue surgery for companion animals experiencing an ear, nose, or throat disorder.
Our vets also perform these procedures for pets suffering from hepatic, urogenital, oncological, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, and skin disorders.
- Spaying & Neutering
When we spay or neuter a cat or dog, we surgically sterilize them to prevent disease and provide them with an extended life expectancy.
During Caesarean sections, our veterinary surgeons surgically remove kittens or puppies from their mother's uterus.
C-sections are generally performed when the mother isn't able to give birth naturally.
If your cat or dog is suffering from pain, redness or other symptoms in or around their eyes, they might require ocular surgery.
Common ocular procedures for pets include eyelid tumor removal, cataract surgery, ectropion surgery, entropion surgery, exenteration of the orbit, and cherry eye surgery.
If your cat or dog needs a veterinary surgical specialist to conduct the surgery, our veterinarians will refer you to a pet surgeon near Yucaipa and work closely with your animal surgeon to make sure that your furry friend receives the best care possible.
- Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
Our experienced vets perform this operation to help treat CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) ruptures in your dog's knee. The procedure consists of cutting the top of their shinbone and moving it forward, our vets then stabilize it in the fixed location.
- Orthopedic Surgery
Our vets use Orthopedic surgeries to help correct injuries and diseases of a dog or cat's bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, and other skeletal structures. If your pet is suffering from a condition or injury that requires specialized care, your vet will refer your cat or dog to a veterinary surgeon near Yucaipa.
- Dental Surgery
Our vets are able to perform cat and dog dental surgeries. These surgeries can include tooth extractions, gum disease treatment, jaw fracture repairs, and more.
The Surgery Process
Our vets know that the prospect of bringing your pet in for surgery can be frightening. We want to assure you that we only recommend surgery when it's in your dog or cat's best interests.
We will always make sure that you completely understand why we are recommending surgery, and that you are okay with making the decision to go forward with the procedure.
If your pet requires advanced care, our veterinarians will refer you to a veterinary surgeon near Yucaipa, and work closely with your vet surgeon to make sure your cat or dog receives the highest quality of care.
Surgical protocols at our clinic include:
Pre-surgical assessments. We will confirm the specifics of the procedure, complete a physical examination of the patient, and make sure blood tests have been completed and reviewed by the vet in order to determine if your pet faces any risk of anesthesia-related complications.
Dedicated surgical suites. The surgeries we conduct are performed in a designated surgical suite. This room is kept fully sterile to prevent cross-contamination and infection.
Surgical attire. Our team wears disposable masks and caps the entire time they are in the surgical suite. All who are involved in the procedure itself also wear sterile gowns and single-use gloves.
Sterile packs and equipment. We carefully clean, sterilize and wrap our surgical instruments and equipment prior to every surgery.