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This post covers all aspects of surgery for dogs. In many cases, people want to know how much certain surgery costs, the pros and cons of surgery, alternatives to surgery, etc.

You’ll discover a wide range of posts within this category that will answer your questions about surgery including when it’s needed, the risks, and how to take care of your dog in those first few days afterwards.

Ongoing veterinarian care is always recommended, especially when it comes to surgical advice.

Spinal Surgery in Dogs – Risks vs Benefits (in 2023)

Medically reviewed by Dr. Irish on 9 Jan 2023 If you’ve ever had back problems, you know how inconvenient and painful the condition is. It’s easy to take for granted how important our backs are until we suddenly can’t move! Dogs, just like humans, can experience issues with their spine that may require surgical intervention. …

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Soft Palate Surgery for Dogs – Risks vs Benefits

Medically reviewed by Dr. Irish on 9 Jan 2023 If you have a brachycephalic dog breed, you’re probably well versed in the fact that they can have their fair share of respiratory problems. Dogs such as the French bulldog, Boston terrier, and English bulldog are just a few breeds with a shortened skull and facial …

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5 Common Signs of Abnormal Heart Rhythm in Dogs 

Abnormal heart rhythms, also known as cardiac arrhythmias, are a common problem in dogs. These irregular heartbeats can range from mild and harmless to serious and potentially life-threatening.  It is important for pet owners to be aware of the signs and causes of abnormal heart rhythms in dogs, as well as the treatment options available. …

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