Cave Veterinary Specialists in Somerset provide a broad surgical service which focuses on patient care and welfare.
Conditions we treat with soft tissue surgery
Numerous procedures that are performed by our highly trained surgical team require specialist equipment, facilities or staff trained and experienced in advanced procedures. The list is extensive, but the following summary will provide an idea of what our team is capable of providing surgery and aftercare for:
- Ear nose and throat
Total ear canal ablation, vertical ear canal ablation and bulla osteotomy, aspergillosis (fungal infection), brachycephalic airway syndrome, laryngeal paralysis and tracheal collapse
Congenital & acquired urinary incontinence and prostatic disease
Both hard and soft tissue tumours (cancers), due to our large oncology caseload we perform many oncology surgeries
Oesophageal foreign body removal, colorectal surgery and anal furunculosis
- Wound management and reconstruction
Local/distant skin flaps and free skin grafting, this can be particularly useful when removing large tumours
Portosystemic shunts (bypassing the liver by an abnormal route)
Congenital cardiac defects, pericardectomy, lung lobectomy, thymectomy, pyothorax and chylothorax
- Endocrine surgery
Thyroidectomy and adrenalectomy
- Hernia/rupture surgery
Perineal ruptures, diaphragmatic ruptures and pericardioperitoneal diaphragmatic herniation
Many soft tissue surgical patients require intensive nursing and input from our internal medicine team. At Cave Veterinary Specialists we are able to provide a well-rounded level of care. The nursing team are highly dedicated and work closely with the surgeons and medics to optimise each patient's individual care and promote the expected recovery.
What our clients say...
"I met Ross when he operated on my Bebo to remove a kidney. He was so very nice and did a fantastic job on her."
Location & Directions
The Cave Veterinary Specialists practice is located in West Buckland, Somerset.
We are located just off junction 26 of the M5 motorway, and we have prepared a set of simple directions to help you find out practice as easily as possible.