We offer a wide range of surgical procedures for cats and dogs at our veterinary clinic, using stringent surgical protocols.
During each surgery, a dedicated nurse will administer anesthesia and continuously monitor your pet using electronic patient monitoring equipment.
Post-operative monitoring and pain management are our priorities following your pet's surgery. Your vet will provide you with detailed instructions for at-home care.
What to Expect from Veterinary Surgery
We always keep you fully informed about why we are recommending a surgical procedure and regarding any post-operative care your pet will need at home. We practice stringent surgical protocols at our clinic.
At Advanced Veterinary Care, our experienced vets perform medical and emergency surgeries to treat disease and conditions in pets or to repair injuries sustained through trama.
Our Franklin vets routinely perform the following elective and non-elective surgeries:
Our veterinarians provide dental surgeries for dogs and cats. These surgeries can range from tooth extractions to gum disease treatment and jaw fracture repairs.
Soft Tissue Surgery
For pets suffering from ear, nose, and throat disorders, we offer soft tissue surgical procedures. These procedures are also available for hepatic, urogenital, oncological, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, and skin disorders
Orthopedic surgeries correct injuries and diseases of the bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, and other skeletal structures in your pet. If your dog or cat is suffering from a condition or injury that requires advanced specialized care your vet will refer your cat or dog to an orthopedic surgeon near Franklin.
Our vets will closely with veterinary orthopedic specialists around Franklin and the greater Sussex County area.
The Surgery Process
We understand that the prospect of bringing your pet in for surgery can be frightening. Please be assured that we recommend surgery only when it is in the best interests of your dog or cat.
We will ensure that you fully understand why we are recommending surgery, and that you are comfortable making the decision to move ahead with the procedure.
If your pet requires more advanced surgery that we are unable to offer, our vets will refer you to a veterinary surgeon near Franklin, and work closely with your veterinary surgical specialist to ensure that your pet receives the best possible 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. Surgeries are performed in a dedicated surgical suite. This room is kept completely sterile to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
Surgical attire. Our staff wears disposable caps and masks at all times when they are in the surgical suite. Those involved in the procedure itself will 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.