Shiner Animal Hospital site maintained by Wink's Tech Solutions, LLC
Shiner Animal Hospital performs both elective and emergency small animal surgical procedures.
Elective surgery is a surgery that is able to be scheduled in advance. It is a surgery that often improves quality of life but does not address life-threatening conditions. Examples include:
Ovariohysterectomy (OHE, spay): At this time, we are able to spay female dogs and cats.
Orchitectomy (Castration, neuter): At this time, we are able to neuter male dogs, cats, and rabbits.
Skin tag/small lump removal
Emergency surgery is a surgery that must be performed in a timely manner to address an urgent or life-threatening medical condition. Examples include:
Gastrotomy/Enterotomy (foreign body removal)
Caesarian section (C-section)
Our veterinarians will counsel you on how best to plan for an elective surgery or what to expect if preparing for an emergency surgery. Please keep in mind that the costs associated with surgery are impacted by the need for:
Safe Anesthesia/Anesthetic monitoring
Appropriate and sterile instruments/suture material
Time needed to complete surgical procedure
Adequate pain control
IV fluid support and Heat support
Appropriate discharge instructions and medications
We do offer Care Credit as a financing option for those who may find it difficult to pay the entire balance in full at the time the surgery is performed.