Our veterinary team in Gibsons perform a wide range of surgical procedures, form veterinary orthopedic surgery to spay & neuter procedures, c-sections, dental surgeries and ocular surgeries.
We offer a number of surgical services for dogs and cats across the Sunshine Coast area, using stringent surgical safety protocols all the while.
While conducting a surgical procedure, a dedicated veterinary nurse will administer anesthesia to your pet and constantly monitor their condition using our electronic patient monitoring equipment. We will also provide your pet with pain management.
Your vet will provide thorough instruction for any at-home care your pet will require as well as post-operative monitoring and continued pain management.
What to Expect from Surgery
We will always keep you informed about the reasons for recommending veterinary surgery for your pet as well as any post-operative care you will need to provide once your pet has returned home. We practice stringent surgical protocols at our clinic.
At The Landing Veterinary Hospital, we perform medical and emergency surgeries to help treat disease and conditions in pets or to repair injuries sustained through trama.
Our Gibsons vets routinely perform the following elective and non-elective surgeries:
- Soft Tissue Surgery
For pets suffering from ear, nose, and throat disorders, we offer soft tissue surgical procedures.
These procedures are also available for hepatic, urogenital, oncological, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, and skin disorders.
During Caesarean sections, we surgically remove puppies or kittens from their mother's uterus.
C-sections are typically performed when the mother is unable to give birth naturally.
If your pet is experiencing pain, redness or other symptoms in or around their eyes, they may need ocular surgery.
Common ocular procedures for cats and dogs include eyelid tumour removal, cataract surgery, ectropion surgery, entropion surgery, exenteration of the orbit and cherry eye surgery.
If your cat or dog requires a veterinary surgical specialist to perform the surgery, our veterinarians will refer you to a pet surgeon near Gibsons and work closely with your animal surgeon to ensure that your pet receives the best possible care.
- Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgeries correct injuries and diseases of the bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, and other skeletal structures in your pet. If your dog or cat is suffering from a condition or injury that requires advanced specialized care your vet will refer your dog or cat to a vet surgeon near Gibsons.
- Spaying & Neutering
When we spay or neuter a cat or dog, we surgically sterilize them to prevent disease and provide them with an extended life expectancy.
- Dental Surgery
Our veterinarians provide dental surgeries for dogs and cats. These surgeries can range from tooth extractions to gum disease treatment and jaw fracture repairs.
The Surgery Process
We know that the thought of bringing your pet in for veterinary surgery can be stressful or frightening. We want to assure you, though, that we only recommend a surgical procedure when it is in the best interests of your pet.
We will make sure that you understand why we are recommending a given surgery, and that you are totally comfortable with making an informed decision to move ahead.
If your pet requires advanced care that we do not offer at our animal hospital, our vets may refer you to a veterinary surgeon in the Gibsons area. In this case, we will work closely with your surgeon to ensure that your pet receives the best care available.
Surgical protocols at our clinic include:
Pre-surgical assessments. We will confirm the specifics of the procedure, complete a physical examination of the patient, and make sure blood tests have been completed and reviewed by the vet in order to determine if your pet faces any risk of anesthesia-related complications.
Dedicated surgical suites. Surgeries are performed in a dedicated surgical suite. This room is kept completely sterile to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
Surgical attire. Our staff wear disposable caps and masks at all times when they are in the surgical suite. Those involved in the procedure itself will also wear sterile gowns and single-use gloves.
Sterile packs and equipment. We carefully clean, sterilize and wrap our surgical instruments and equipment prior to every surgery.