Scott P. Hammel,
DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS
What to expect before surgery
How can I prepare for my pet's surgery?
Your family veterinarian will schedule surgery on a day that works for you, their practice, and our team.
Once this is coordinated, a plan will be made for any pre-operative testing, feeding and medication schedule, and what to prepare for in anticipation of surgery. LEARN MORE
What happens on the day of surgery?
Most non-emergency surgeries are done on an out-patient basis. Occasionally, an overnight stay is needed following surgery. Your primary veterinarian will discuss the schedule of admitting your pet and sending him
or her home ahead of time. LEARN MORE
Why choose a board certified veterinary surgeon? LEARN MORE
Types of Surgeries and Procedures.
A great, non-biased resource for researching your pet’s surgical condition can be found at the American College of Veterinary Surgeons website, under Animal Health Topics for Small Animal Topics. LEARN MORE