• Soft Tissue Surgery | Cave Veterinary Specialists

Cave Veterinary Specialists in Somerset provide a broad surgical service which focuses on patient care and welfare.

soft tissue surgery services at Cave Vets

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
  • Urogenital
    Congenital & acquired urinary incontinence and prostatic disease
  • Oncological
    Both hard and soft tissue tumours (cancers), due to our large oncology caseload we perform many oncology surgeries
  • Gastrointestinal
    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
  • Vascular
    Portosystemic shunts (bypassing the liver by an abnormal route)
  • Cardiothoracic
    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...

"We can't praise Cave enough for the care they provided Woody. From start to finish they were informative about exactly what care he needed. The nurses were amazing and very reassuring each time I called to check on his progress. Always available for support."

Our veterinary facilities

We offer some of the most advanced veterinary facilities here at Cave Vets, including:

Location & Directions

Location & Directions - Click here for our location on Google Maps

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.

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