Soft Tissue Surgery

Soft tissue surgery includes surgeries not associated with bone. Examples of soft tissue surgeries and their benefits are listed below.

Probably the most common soft tissue surgery performed at Muskoka Animal Hospital is the removal of masses or lumps. Most of these masses, are not harmful, however, occasionally after pathological testing they are diagnosed to be more severe. Early removal and accurate diagnosis of your pet’s lumps and bumps is important. The use of our surgical laser helps significantly in the removal of lumps as the surgeon can be more precise and sure to remove all affected tissue.

Other soft tissue surgeries commonly performed at Muskoka Animal Hospital include: 

  • Urinary surgeries to remove stones 
  •  Organ mass removal
  • Dental Surgery
  •  Optic Surgeries- cherry eye, distichiasis etc
  • Laceration repair 
  •  Gastrointestinal  foreign bodies and gastric dilation volvulous (bloat) .