All prescription medications that leave the facility are non-returnable and non-refundable.

For liability reasons, in order for us to see your patient, the patient must have a current Rabies vaccine on file, either from us or documentation from elsewhere. If we do not have proof of a current Rabies vaccine at the time of appointment we will require that it be updated during this time.

Other Surgery Compassionate care for pets of all kinds.

Other Surgeries IN SANTA CLARITA 

Along with spays and neuters, our doctors are skilled in various surgical procedures. Some of these procedures are routine, while others may be more urgent; these include but are not limited to: 

  • Hernia repairs 
  • Mass removals 
  • Wound and laceration repairs 
  • Exploratory/laparotomies
  • Cystotomies 
  • Pyometras
  • Splenectomies
  • Some orthopedic procedures such as minor fracture repairs and FHOs.

As with our spays and neuters, we provide safe and effective anesthesia with careful monitoring from the moment the patient is anesthetized until they are completely awake and ready to go home. We also provide pain management before and after the procedures to make sure you patient is comfortable at all times.

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How Should You Care for Your Pet After Surgery

After your pet undergoes a surgical procedure, it is important to follow our veterinarian's post-operative care instructions carefully to ensure that your dog or cat recovers fully and quickly. Here are some general tips to help you care for your pet after surgery:

  • Follow medication instructions: Your veterinarian may prescribe medication to manage your pet's pain or prevent infection. Follow the medication instructions carefully, including the dosage and frequency of administration.
  • Monitor your pet: Keep a close eye on your pet's behavior and condition after surgery. Look for signs of pain or discomfort, such as panting, whining, or limping. Monitor your pet's appetite and water intake, and watch for any vomiting or diarrhea.
  • Limit activity: Your pet should rest as much as possible after surgery, so limit activity for a period of time as directed by our veterinarian. Keep your pet in a quiet, comfortable area and discourage them from jumping, running, or playing.
  • Follow dietary instructions: Our veterinarian may recommend a special diet for your pet after surgery. Follow these instructions carefully.
  • Keep incision site clean and dry: If your pet has an incision site, keep it clean and dry. Avoid bathing your pet or allowing them to swim until the incision has healed fully.
  • Attend follow-up appointments: Follow-up appointments with your veterinarian are important to monitor your pet's progress and ensure that they are healing properly. Attend all scheduled appointments and follow any additional instructions from our veterinarian.

If you have any questions or concerns following your pet's surgery, don't hesitate to contact your veterinarian for guidance.  

Comprehensive Pet Surgery at Valley Lyons Veterinary Hospital

Choose Valley Lyons Veterinary Hospital for your pet's surgical procedure. Having your dog or cat undergo an unexpected or expected surgery is stressful. Our practice treats large farm animals as well, so please don't hesitate to reach out about your specific circumstances. 

  • “They have always taken the best of care of her especially now that she is getting older. I've never had a problem and the people there always friendly and willing to answer questions.”

    T. Toji
  • “Since we changed our vets from a Burbank-based operation to Valley Lyons Pet Hospital, we've never felt more confident with the ongoing healthcare of our dogs.”

    D. Loughry
  • “Got two knee surgeries for my pup, and the staff here were fantastic.”

    E. Sigmon
  • “The staff & doctors here are compassionate, knowledgeable, & understanding to the needs of their fur patients & their human parents.”

    V. Rein
  • “All the employees are so nice and treat your dog as if it was their own.”

    S. Freed

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