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Surgery

Surgeries performed at Riverview Animal Clinic

Our doctors perform a wide variety of cosmetic, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. Below are some of the surgeries that we commonly perform. Click on the surgeries that are underlined for more information or click here for a link to our surgery after-care instructions. If your pet needs a surgery that you don’t see on the list, just ask. We probably do it! If we do not do a particular surgery, we can refer you to surgical specialists at Washington State University or in Spokane. For more information on the surgeries we offer, please contact us at Riverview Animal Clinic (509-758-5022).

Soft tissue surgeries

  • Spay and castration for domesticated and feral dogs and cats
  • Spay and castration for rabbits, ferrets, and other small mammals
  • Abdominal exploratory
  • Bladder surgery
  • Cesarean section
  • Tumor removal
  • Laceration repair
  • Abscess lance and flush
  • Aural (ear) hematoma repair
  • Lateral ear canal resections
  • Anal gland removal
  • Entropion/ectropion
  • Third eyelid gland tucking
  • Third eyelid flaps
  • Diaphragmatic hernia repair
  • Gastric-dilatation volvulus surgery
  • Perineal urethrostomies

Orthopedic surgeries

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear repair
  • Fracture repair (pins, wires, external fixation, casting, splinting)
  • Amputations
  • Dewclaw removal

Cosmetic surgeries

Oral/dental surgery

And many other surgeries