Why we are the best choice for your pet's surgical needs

Many pet owners are curious about what is involved when their pet is placed under anesthesia. At Animal Hospital of Rye, your pet's safety and comfort are our top priority so you can be sure that your pet will receive only the best and safest anesthetic and surgical care.

Our procedures include the following:

  • Our Veterinary Surgical SuitePre-Anesthetic Blood Work—ensures your pet is healthy enough to undergo a surgical procedure and that its internal organs can safely process the anesthesia.

  • Safe Anesthesia—a very safe anesthetic gas which is also used in human pediatric medicine.

  • Experienced Monitoring Support—our trained technicians use state-of-the-art anesthetic monitors to continuously monitor your pet's pulse rate, oxygen levels and blood pressure.

  • IV Catheter Placement—fluids are given during surgery to maintain blood pressure and to help your pet recover quickly from the anesthesia.

  • Pain Medication—is administered prior to and after surgery to ensure your pet's comfort.

Veterinary Surgical Services

Animal Hospital of Rye provides surgical services for dogs and cats. We offer a clean and well-equipped facility and experienced team to provide your pet with high quality surgical care in a stress-free and relaxing environment.

Our team of veterinarians and technicians are experienced with a range of surgeries. All of our procedures include a thorough pre-surgical physical examination by a veterinarian, surgical monitoring, and lots of care and attention throughout the day.

In addition to spaying and neutering, we also offer the following soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries:

Soft Tissue Surgery
Bladder Surgery
Cherry Eye Removal
Foreign Body Removal
Laceration Repair
Oncologic (including tumors of the soft tissue and abdominal cavity)
And other general surgeries as needed

Orthopedic Surgery
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
Femoral Head/Neck Ostectomy (FHO)
Fracture Repairs
Medial Patellar Luxation
And other orthopedic procedures

Dental Surgery

Pre-Surgery Checklist for Pets

  • Please do not give your pet food after 10pm the night before the surgery
  • Allow free choice of water until the morning of the surgery
  • Please walk your dog before admitting to be sure they have a chance to urinate and defecate
  • Drop off time is between 7:30am and 8:00am the day of the surgery
  • Pick up time is usually between 5:00pm and 7:00pm of the same day
  • Cat declaws can be picked up the day following the surgery after 9:00am

For more information, please read Pet Owners' Frequently Asked Surgery Questions.