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Pet Surgery in Thousand Oaks, CA

Frustration, sadness, worry, doubt, and urgency to name a few of the not so pleasant feelings. With the right vet and staff of caring and responsible staff members, you will have nothing to fear! East/West Veterinary Clinic offers pre-surgical and post-operative care for your pet when they need it most.

Pet's may end up requiring surgery for an endless amount of reasons. There are chronic issues that build up over time and there are acute injuries and illnesses that unexpectedly surprise us. Some reasons a pet may require surgery are:

  • Orthopedic and ophthalmic care
  • Urinary bladder and Gastrointestinal issues
  • Injury and wound care
  • Foreign body obstruction removal
  • Masses or tumor removals
  • Dental procedures
  • Spay/Neuter

Pet surgery is similar to surgery in humans. The doctor has a consultation with the pet owner discussing what will be done in the surgery, answering any additional questions and addressing all concerns. He will inform you about the condition or illness plaguing your fur baby.

Your fur baby will be put under anesthesia and will receive an appropriate amount of pain medications to keep them comfortable before, during and after the surgery. When the surgery is complete and you come to pick your fur baby up, Dr. Wisa will discuss post-op care with you.

Oftentimes, your pet will seem especially lethargic after surgery. They may experience a loss of appetite and you may notice them sleeping longer than usual. Even when your pet wakes up, they may seem particularly “out of it”. No need to feel alarmed! These are expected side effects from the surgery. Their body is still metabolizing the anesthesia that was used during the surgery. This can actually be beneficial for the particularly rambunctious animals, to prevent them from re-injuries, let alone any new injuries.

If your pet is in need of surgery, please don't hesitate to call East/West Veterinary Clinic today!! Your fur baby is our priority. We will do all that we can to keep your pet healthy and you happy. 805.496.2930

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East West Veterinary Clinic

East West Veterinary Clinic

What our clients say about us

  • "My family and I have been taking our pets here for over a decade, and we will never go to another vet office. Always excellent service and kind hearted staff. Would recommend them to anyone. Thank you for caring for our pets as much as we do!"
    Ashley Galante
  • ""Very caring and nurturing Staff and Dr Wisa was amazing. Dr Wisa was so kind working with us on the price.""
    Humera K.
  • "I just recently brought my second dog here because I just got him and wanted to make sure he had a clean bill of health. Vet and staff are very professional and thorough with the exams. I bring both my dogs here and will continue doing so in the future."
    Beatrice C.
  • "My standard poodle suffers periodically from a pinched nerve so I consulted with Dr. Wisa and he suggested trying chiropractic adjustments. She has now had two flare ups within the last 4 months and both times I immediately took her in for an adjustment. By the next day her symptoms have subsided. Thank you Dr. Wisa"
    Gary H.

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