in Riverhead and the Peconic Bay Area
Our team of experienced veterinary professionals offers a wide range of surgical services for our patients. We utilize the latest techniques and equipment to provide the highest quality surgical care for your pet. If your pet requires surgery after assessment at Peconic Bay Animal Hospital, the surgery will be performed at our nearby Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital location.
Rest assured that our veterinary team works seamlessly between both locations based on patient demand and availability. You can trust us to deliver compassionate, expert care to your pet, knowing that it's the same team of veterinary professionals whom you know and love, working at both Peconic Bay Animal Hospital and Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where will surgery be performed for my pet?
If your pet requires surgery after assessment at Peconic Bay Animal Hospital, the surgery will be scheduled and performed at our nearby Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital location. Our experienced veterinary team at Westhampton Beach is equipped with state-of-the-art surgical equipment and follows strict protocols to ensure a safe and sterile surgical environment for your pet's well-being. Rest assured that your pet will receive expert care from the same trusted team you know and love, regardless of which location the surgery is performed at.
What is veterinary surgery?
Veterinary surgery encompasses a wide range of surgical procedures aimed at treating injuries, illnesses, and other conditions in animals. From routine surgeries like spaying and neutering to more complex procedures such as orthopedic surgery, our skilled veterinary team is experienced in performing various surgical interventions to help improve the health and well-being of your furry companions.
When is surgery necessary for my pet?
Surgery may become a viable option for your pet if they have a medical condition that cannot be effectively treated with medication or other non-invasive treatments. Your veterinarian will carefully assess your pet's condition and determine if surgery is the optimal course of action based on their individual needs. Our experienced veterinary team will thoroughly explain the reasons behind the recommendation for surgery and address any questions or concerns you may have, ensuring that you are fully informed and involved in the decision-making process for your pet's care.
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?
Prior to the surgery, your pet will undergo a comprehensive examination by our skilled veterinarian and anesthetist to ensure they are in optimal health for the procedure. Your pet will then be carefully administered anesthesia to ensure their comfort throughout the surgery. Throughout the surgical procedure, our experienced veterinary and surgical team will diligently monitor your pet's vital signs and administer any required medications to maintain their stability and well-being. Rest assured that your pet's safety and comfort are our top priorities during the entire surgical process.
Is anesthesia safe for my pet?
The administration of anesthesia during surgery is a safe and routine practice when performed by our licensed veterinarian and trained veterinary technicians. Before the surgery, we conduct a comprehensive physical examination of your pet and perform pre-anesthetic blood work to thoroughly assess their health and identify any potential risks. Your pet's well-being and safety are our utmost priority, and we take all necessary precautions to ensure a smooth and successful anesthesia experience for your furry companion.
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. Our team is here to support you every step of the way, and we are happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have during this critical healing period.
If you suspect that your pet may require surgery or if you have any inquiries about our comprehensive veterinary surgery services, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.