When your pet requires surgery, rest-assured, they are in the best veterinary hands in Florida.
Pet Surgery at ABMC.
To us, animal surgery is just as important as surgical procedures performed on humans, so should you have any questions, you are free to call our vet clinic in Palm harbor to speak with a veterinary staff member about the procedure and follow-up care.
The following is a brief walkthrough of a typical surgery process.
Arrival – Upon arrival for surgery at our vet clinic, we'll check-in your pet and get their weight before the procedure.
Preparation – At this time, our vet staff may conduct an Ultrasound, perform Bloodwork* and insert an Intravenous Catheter that will provide medication and liquids to your pet while they are undergoing surgery.
Monitoring – While your pet is undergoing surgery, their vitals will be continuously monitored by the same type of medical monitoring systems used on humans, such as: Pulse Oximetry, Dinamap Blood Pressure Monitoring, EKG, Temperature Monitoring; additionally, our pet surgical suite features an ADS Computer-Assisted Breathing machine.
Following your pet’s surgery, our veterinarian and the staff will provide you with all of the necessary information for helping your pet through the healing process.
You will receive your pet’s pain medications at this time, and we may also schedule a follow-up appointment for a later date to ensure all incisions have healed properly.
At our Animal Hospital, we provide comprehensive pet surgery for animals of all ages and types.
Whether you are bringing your dog, cat, ferret or turtle in to the Animal & Bird Medical Center for scheduled vaccinations, or visiting our Palm Harbor vet clinic for a major orthopedic pet surgery, your pet will benefit from our state-of-the-art technology, high-skilled veterinarians and an exceptionally-trained veterinary staff; we endeavor to ensure that your pet’s surgery is both effective and as pain-free as possible.
We offer spay and neuter services to pets of any age.
A leader in Avian Veterinary Medicine in Florida, Dr. Murphy can perform Surgery on Exotic and Traditional Pet Birds.
Our primary veterinarian, practice and founder of the Murphy Exotic Bird Research Center, Dr. Joel Murphy, has extensive experience in researching, examining and treating exotic birds, and was one of the first veterinarians in the world to be awarded Board Certification in Exotic Bird Medicine.
Unlike many other veterinarians in Palm Harbor, our vet clinic provides top-notch bird care to pet owners with winged companions. Bird care is often overlooked, but very important to prolonging the life and health of birds.
Avian surgery of any-kind is a delicate process that requires an experienced vet clinic with technologically advanced equipment to safely operate on all sizes, types and species of birds.
Common bird surgical procedure are, but not limited to:
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The Animal & Bird Medical Center of Palm Harbor’s medical suite is stacked with the latest and greated of human-grade medical surgical and monitoring equipment. Dr. Murphy loves these ‘toys’ and only invests in the Best-of-the-Best for your furry, feathered or scaly family member.
We Love Your Pet!
The veterinary services our vet clinic offer to the Palm Harbor area include caring for a range of pets. Our skilled staff strives to provide the kind of gentle, loving care that your pet deserves, and we want to treat ever animal we see as if they were our own.
For questions regarding animal surgical procedures for your pet or to schedule an appointment, please contact our office today!