Pet Surgery

veterinarian and dog owner with dog during a pet surgery consultationPet Surgery in Houston at Best Care Animal Hospital

Few people would list surgery as one of their favorite things to think about, either for themselves or for their pets. Animals occasionally need surgery just as humans do -- and in those situations, you want to know your furry friend is in expert hands. Here at Best Care Animal Hospital in Houston, we can provide skilled surgery as well as top-quality pre-operative and post-operative care for Houston and Spring TX pets just like yours.

The Many Applications of Veterinary Surgery

The most obvious applications for veterinary surgery are the treatment of injuries or diseases. For example, a pet who finds walking difficult may need orthopedic surgery to repair a damaged knee or treat a hip suffering from dysplasia. Some fractures may need to be set surgically, using metal hardware. Internal surgeries may be necessary to remove a urinary stone, tumor, or foreign object. Some internal conditions such as bloat or dystocia (difficult labor) may call for emergency surgery. Dental surgery can extract a diseased tooth or oral tumor.

Other types of veterinary surgery are less urgent in nature. The most well-known example is probably spay and neuter surgery. Surgical removal of the male or female reproductive organs means that your pet will never suffer from deadly reproductive cancers. Last but not least, diagnostic surgery can help us determine whether a condition requires additional treatment. For example, unusual skin lumps may be nothing to worry about, but they are commonly removed for biopsy just so we can make sure. 

Top-Quality Surgical Care From Our Houston Veterinarian

Whatever kind of surgery your pet may need, our Houston veterinarian can provide it. In fact, we strive to make your pet's entire surgical "journey" as safe, comfortable, and successful as possible. We start with careful evaluations of your pet's current condition and ability to receive anesthesia. Careful administration of anesthesia is critical, which is why we monitor this step with extraordinary care and attention to detail.

Following surgery, we will continue to provide care by prescribing painkillers, antibiotics, and other post-operative necessities. We will educate you on how to help your pet recuperate by changing dressings correctly, watching for any signs of infection or other complications, and giving your pet his meds on schedule. We can then follow up with an additional veterinary appointment to check on his progress.

Our Animal Hospital in Houston and Spring TX Is Ready to Help

From preventative care to emergency procedures, our animal hospital in Houston and Spring TX is standing by with top-quality surgical skills. Call Best Care Animal Hospital today at (281) 251-0893 to learn more and schedule a pre-operative appointment!

New patients receive 15% OFF first visit.

Office Hours


7:00 am-7:00 pm


7:00 am-7:00 pm


7:00 am-7:00 pm


7:00 am-7:00 pm


7:00 am-7:00 pm


7:00 am-2:00 pm





  • "Dr. Anderson has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years."
    John Doe / San Diego, CA

Featured Articles

  • 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
  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

    Read More
  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a ...

    Read More
  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. by a cold, ...

    Read More

Newsletter Sign Up