Emergency Surgery

Veterinary Emergency Surgery


Surgical Services for Cats and Dogs

Experiencing a pet emergency? Call our colleagues at AVSG After Hours (open 24/7) at 949-653-9300. They are located in our same building at 2965 Edinger Avenue, Tustin, CA 92780. Or, if you are on your way let us know so our emergency veterinary team can be prepared for your arrival. Look for the purple sign.

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If emergency surgery is needed, know that we are on standby.

What is Veterinary Emergency Surgery?

Lifesaving Surgery When It Matters Most

Unfortunately, pet emergencies happen, and sometimes surgical intervention is required to save your cat or dog. In life-threatening situations such as trauma (hit by car, fall, attacked by another animal), foreign body obstruction, or gastric dilatation-volvulus (bloat) surgery can mean the difference between life and death. Our highly trained board-certified veterinary surgeons are at the ready when surgery is required.

Types of Veterinary Emergency Surgery

A Wealth of Surgical Options to Help Your Pet

  • Acute Neurologic Paralysis
  • C-section
  • Exploratory
  • Foreign Body Obstruction
  • Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Bloat)
  • Hemoabdomen
  • Intervertebral Disc Extrusion
  • Open Fractures
  • Trauma

Any advanced emergency surgery for dogs or cats should be performed by a board-certified veterinary surgeon. Learn more about our team’s credentials, expertise, and commitment to excellence.

Our Pet Emergency Process

How We Help During Emergencies

We can accommodate surgical emergencies outside of normal business hours by referral from a primary care veterinary or emergency clinic. Your pet is a beloved member of your family, and we know that emergencies can be confusing and overwhelming. From diagnosis to around the clock care, our compassionate and highly trained team will inform you of all your options and remain in close touch with your family veterinarian. The VSS team is committed to providing you and your pet with the highest level of service.

Each pet family receives a personalized plan for their pet’s procedure, pain management, recovery, rehabilitation, medications, and follow up care. Providing the best possible quality of life is always our goal.

Are You Experiencing a Pet Emergency?

If you are experiencing a pet emergency or have questions regarding veterinary emergency surgery, please contact us.

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