Surgical And Anesthetic Care

Haven Animal Hospital takes pride our patient care, anesthetic monitoring and surgical and oral health expertise. Only the most sterile techniques and modern equipment are used to ensure the safety and well being of your pet.

Pet health - each pet is examined prior to surgical or any anesthetic procedure. Blood work is recommended and often required on each patient to make sure we are aware of the ENTIRE health of your pet, especially the areas we cannot see! Healthy organ function, hydration and heartworm and tick disease conditions are very important things to know prior to anesthesia.

Anesthesia - most surgical and anesthetic procedures require some type of sedation or anesthesia. We use only the safest methods. Heart and respiratory monitors record your pet's vitals during the entire procedure. Our veterinary assistants and licensed technicians physically monitor and attend your pet while the doctor performs the surgery.

Surgical suite - a sterile and clean environment is maintained at all times. All surgical equipment is sterilized with our in-house autoclave. Surgical gloves, gowns and caps are required for all personnel assisting with surgery. Heating blankets and cushions line our surgical table to provide comfort and maintain proper body temperature during all procedures.

Recovery - we want to make sure every patient wakes up in a comfortable, warm and quiet environment. Each pet receives their own personal space, cage or run as well as blankets and constant monitoring from our experienced technical staff. Lots of love, attention and soothing comes with every procedure. Post-operative laser treatments are also available to help increase their comfort and allow for a quicker recovery (see Our Services page for details on laser therapy).

Discharge - you will receive updates on how your dog or cat is doing through out the day. Phone calls from our staff will be arranged with you. Nearly all our patients are scheduled to go home the same day of their anesthetic procedure, oral treatment or surgery. You will have a scheduled appointment to pick up your pet and speak one on one with your technician regarding aftercare and discharge instructions. And don't worry, remembering all those instructions will be easy. You will go home with a written copy. At Haven Animal Hospital we call every client the next day to make sure their pet is doing well and no additional concerns have arisen.

Any questions? Please give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you.

New to Haven Animal Hospital? Email completed Welcome and Vaccination History forms to [email protected] prior to your first appointment and receive $5 off!

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Open For Boarding Pick-Up Only From 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm

Location

Find us on the map

Testimonials

  • "What amazing caring group! They turkey went above and beyond to keep me calm and treat my dogs medical needs. So thankful for these people."
    Shannon K.

Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • What to do when your pet gets lost?

    Has your pet wriggled their way through the fence or dashed out the front door? When searching for your lost pet, make sure you include these steps in your hunt. ...

    Read More
  • Flea and Tick Season

    Want to protect your pet from fleas and ticks? These tips can help. ...

    Read More
  • Summer Grooming Tips

    Want to keep your pet cool and comfortable this summer? A few changes to your normal grooming routine can help. ...

    Read More
  • What to Do If Your Pet is Stung

    Don't get us wrong, we love the bees! But we don't love when our pets get stung. Follow our tips to treat and prevent bee stings on your furry best friend. ...

    Read More
  • Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    Do you dread hitting the road with your pet? These tips may make the trip more comfortable and enjoyable for you both. ...

    Read More
  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

    Read More
  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

    As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...

    Read More
  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

    There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...

    Read More
  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

    Read More
  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

    Read More

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up for more articles