Pet Surgery

When your pet needs a surgical procedure, we offer surgical care, recovery, and pain management for your pet in our fully-equipped veterinary hospital.

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Surgical Procedures at SmartVet

Our veterinarians can perform most types of soft tissue surgery. Surgical procedures provided at our hospital include:

  • Spay/neuter
  • Growth removal or tumor biopsy
  • Laceration repair
  • Urinary bladder surgery and stone removal
  • Abdominal exploratory surgery
  • Oral surgery and dentistry
  • Emergency surgery
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Pre-Surgical Care

Your pet will be screened prior to surgery, including bloodwork, to ensure that they are healthy enough to undergo surgery. Pre-surgical bloodwork screens for any pre-existing conditions that may impact the surgery. We also use these test results to develop a pain management plan that is tailored for your pet.
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What to Expect During Surgery

All pets undergoing surgery will have their blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood oxygen levels monitored by a veterinary technician to keep them safe and comfortable during the entire process. On the day of surgery, our staff will also ensure that we have the most up-to-date contact information when you drop off your pet, and we will keep you informed about their condition and progress.

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Post-Surgical Care

Your pet’s care and comfort is our top priority. We utilize various pain management techniques to aid in your pet’s recovery. The post-operative pain management plan will include pain medication to reduce discomfort and encourage a speedy recovery. This plan will include at-home pain medication to keep your pet as comfortable as possible. A veterinary technician will provide you with instructions on how to manage your pet’s post-operative care.

We are more than happy to provide you with more information and answer your questions. Call us today at (309) 830-6454 to learn more about our surgical procedures and protocols.

Veterinary Services in Normal, IL

Canine Wellness Care

Feline Wellness Care
Pet Dentistry
Pet Digital X-Rays
Pet Chiropractic Care
Pet Laser Therapy

Pet Veterinary Pharmacy

Pet Microchipping

Pet Euthanasia

Pet Vaccinations

Pet Surgery

Pet Ultrasound

Pet Quality-of-Life Scale

Pet After Care Options

Pet Euthanasia Appointment