Pet Soft Tissue
and Orthopaedic Surgery

Pet Soft Tissue and Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr Angus Brown and his veterinary colleagues, together have a broad range of surgical skills, and perform all routine and many more complex procedures, including soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures

Soft Tissue

Soft tissue surgery includes all procedures not involving bones or joints or teeth  

These surgeries are vast and various in their relative complexities

Some of the soft tissue surgeries performed at Stephen Terrace Veterinary Clinic include:

  • Routine desexing/ neutering (spay and castration)
  • Lump removals – either benign growths or tumours
  • Abscesses – fighting, puncture wounds or other
  • Exploratory Surgery – laparotomy (the abdominal cavity), intestinal obstruction, Caesarian
  • Biopsies – skin, beneath the skin, internal organs
  • Trauma – cuts, deep lacerations, exposed joints, internal organs
  • Reconstructive – after trauma, cancer removal, facial for other due to excess skin
  • Eyelid and eye – corneal ulceration, entropian, ectropian
  • Ear –  canal reconstruction managing chronic infection, tumours
  • Mouth, nose, head – soft palate, other airway disease, facial lifts due to excess skin
  • Hernias – umbilical, inguinal, perineal, diaphragmatic
  • Bladder surgery
  • Urethral obstruction

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic surgeries involve bones and joints.

Some of these surgeries are very complex. In some situations, our veterinarians may choose to offer referral to a highly trained or specialist orthopaedic surgeon.

There are many orthopaedic surgeries performed at Stephen Terrace Veterinary Clinic

These include:

  • Some bone fractures, including femoral head excisions
  • Some anterior cruciate repairs
  • Patella luxation and stabilisation procedures
  • Trochleoplasty and tibial crest transposition
  • Arthrodesis
  • Some bone tumour removals, including limb amputations and some jaw tumours

    Please call the practice on 08 8362 6688 to discuss whether surgery may be an option for your pet.