Home Care Advice After Surgery

Find out more about how you can provide the best home care possible for your pet after they've had surgery with us here at Cahill Animal Hospital. Should you have any concerns or enquiries regarding your pet's post-surgical care, please do not hesitate to phone us at (06) 3588675 to chat with a friendly team member.

 

Femoral Head & Neck Ostectomy

Post-Surgery Care Instructions Following Femoral Head & Neck Ostectomy What to Expect Your pet may have undergone a femoral head and neck osteotomy (FHNO) to manage his/her hip joint disease (e.g. hip dislocation, femoral head/neck fracture, Legg-Calve Perthes disease, end-stage osteoarthritis etc). The FHNO is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the femora

Fracture Repair Surgery

Post-Surgery Care Instructions Following Fracture Repair What to Expect Your pet may have undergone fracture surgery to stabilise their bone fracture(s). The degree of limb usage immediately after surgery varies between patients. In general, the lighter the patient, the better they tend to do after surgery.  Post-surgical care is vital to the overall succes

Intestinal or Stomach Surgery

Post-Surgery Care Instructions for Pets Following Intestinal or Stomach Surgery What to Expect After coming home from the clinic, your pet should be kept in a warm, dry, quiet and ideally indoor location in the 24 hours following discharge. If your pet is discharged on the same day that he/she had surgery, they may still be a little bit drowsy after they go home with you.&nb

Knee Surgery

Post-Surgery Care Instructions Following Knee Surgery What to Expect Your pet may have undergone knee surgery at Cahill Animal Hospital to address a torn cruciate ligament, injured meniscus or patella luxation (knee cap dislocation). The degree of limb usage after surgery varies between patients. In general, the lighter the patient, the better they tend to do after s

Skin Mass Removal Surgery

Post-Surgery Care Instructions for Pets Following Skin Mass Removal What to Expect After coming home from the clinic, your pet should be kept in a warm, dry, quiet and ideally indoor location in the 24 hours following discharge. If your pet is discharged on the same day that he/she had surgery, they may still be a little bit drowsy after they go home with you. There may

Wound Stitch-Up Surgery

Post-Surgery Care Instructions for Pets Following Wound Stitch-Up's What to Expect After coming home from the clinic, your pet should be kept in a warm, dry, quiet and ideally indoor location in the 24 hours following discharge. If your pet is discharged on the same day that he/she had surgery, they may still be a little bit drowsy after they go home with you. There may
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