Surgery

Are you feeling nervous about your pet’s upcoming surgery?

Bringing a family member in for an operation is never easy, regardless of whether they happen to have two legs or four. At Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon, we want you to know we understand what you’re going through. That’s because we’re pet owners too. Each member of our team has experienced the uneasiness of surgery with our own animal companions. That’s why we go out of our way to ensure that every procedure performed in our clinic is as stress-free as possible. You can rest assured that your loved one will be in excellent hands with us.

Pre-Surgical Care

Our process begins with thorough preoperative screening. This helps us to uncover and prepare for potential concerns so we can reduce the risk of complications for your pet. We we’ll also develop a strategy for keeping your furry friend comfortable and pain-free — before, during and following surgery. We use the safest, most effective pain control medication and customize our approach to each individual patient.

Your Pet’s Surgery

Regardless of whether it’s a routine spay or neuter, or a more complex procedure, your loved one’s surgery will be our highest priority. From the moment you arrive, we will be there to ease your mind and help keep your pet calm and relaxed. Any last-minute questions that arise will be answered as we get your companion settled in and prepared for surgery. Once safely sedated, our team will complete the procedure as efficiently as possible. As the doctor works, our dedicated support staff will be present at all times, assisting with surgery and closely monitoring your pet’s wellbeing. Our surgical suite is outfitted with modern monitoring equipment which helps us track your pet’s vital signs and pain levels.

Discharge and Post-Surgical Care

When surgery is complete, we’ll gently relocate your pet to our safe, quiet recovery area. As the anesthesia begins to wear off, our staff will be there to offer comfort and reassurance. We want to make the experience as calm as possible. When you arrive to pick up your pet, we will go over our aftercare instructions, including a plan for pain management. We want to ensure that your loved one recovers as quickly and comfortably as possible. Surgery doesn’t have to be a source of anxiety, especially if you’ve got the experienced, compassionate team at Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon in your corner. Contact us today and let’s discuss how we can help with all of your companion’s surgical care needs.

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    • Nicole BunnellNicole Bunnell

      After receiving denials of same day “urgent” appointments from our current vet (of 6 years) twice in a 6 month period, Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon took care of us and saw our dog in both times of need. We officially will never go anywhere else .

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    • Erin O.Erin O.

      Our dog became very sick and because of the diligence of Dr. LaFond we were able to determine that our dog's kidney needed to be removed. We would not have... Read More

    • Melissa DombrowskiMelissa Dombrowski

      They saved my doggy's life & were so kind & caring!!

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    • Gabrielle BeaudryGabrielle Beaudry

      Went to the Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon for the first time today for my dog's check up and for a few shots. Somewhat new to the area and couldn't be happier with the service and care they gave from the second I walked through the door to the second I walked out the door. Everyone in the office was extremely friendly and made a point to say hi to my dog and to ask me how our visit was going. Dr. Gass was excellent, very friendly and took time to explain to me the shots my dog would be getting since they were not typical ones we had the last place we lived. First visit but 100% recommend.

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    • Marlene Detampel- DerenneMarlene Detampel- Derenne

      love them helped me with my little girl. any????? were answered

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    • Dave WilliquetteDave Williquette

      The best place for superior service and care!! The entire staff is excellent! Highly recommend!

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    • Rae HerdtRae Herdt

      They have the most caring staff! They make you and your pet feel so comfortable. To top it off they are very thorough explaining things and give you different options on the treatment and care for your pet.

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