What every owner should know about common dog surgeries.
Phil Zeltzman, D.V.M., DACVS
If you are a fortunate dog owner, you seldom need to consider surgery when it comes to your pet’s health. But the fact is two of the most common surgeries, spaying and neutering, can improve a dog’s chances for a healthy life. And two other very common surgical remedies, the need to remove bladder stones or a skin growth, are situations many owners will encounter.
So here is a practical guide to why these surgeries are done, insights into the procedures, and clarity on common misperceptions.
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