The Cone of Shame: Caring for Your Pet After Surgery

Most pet surgeries are fairly straightforward, but both the prospect of surgery and the prospect of postoperative care can be daunting for pets and their dedicated owners. Because of this, we try very hard to communicate effectively before, during, and after a procedure to hopefully reduce or eliminate any fears or doubts. Of course, there are definite and clear steps that must happen prior to a pet’s surgery, like fasting or bathing, but taking care of a pet after surgery is paramount for successful healing.

The First Few Days

Extra special care and constant diligence is required to care for a pet after surgery. Every pet is unique, and every recovery process is different; however, you can prepare for the first few post-op days by following these tips:


The Way of the Future? Laparoscopic Surgery in Veterinary Medicine

laparoscopic surgery in dogsSurgery is a big deal, no matter if you have two legs or four. We are constantly looking for better and less painful ways to accomplish surgical procedures.

The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is proud to provide only the best for our pet patients. Part of this is staying at the forefront of technology when it comes to our treatment offerings.

We have recently added a laparoscope to our practice. Laparoscopic surgery in veterinary medicine is a new but very effective way to bring the latest in technology to you and your pet.