Austin, Texas Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery


soft tissue surgeryOur mission is to help pets live longer, healthier lives. While we focus on preventive and wellness care, sometimes pets need surgery for certain medical conditions. Westlake Animal Hospital has the skill and expertise to perform a wide variety of surgical procedures, including:

Types of Soft Tissue Procedures

We understand the stress you and your pet experience when veterinary surgery is involved. We will be with you every step of the way, and you can be confident that our highly skilled and trained veterinary staff has the experience to perform soft tissue surgical procedures, such as:

  • Spaying and neutering
  • Cat declawing
  • Foreign body removal—intestinal or stomach blockage
  • Bladder stone removal
  • Lump/tumor removal
  • Major abdominal surgeries—Liver lobe and spleen removal for tumors, gallbladder removal
  • Twisted stomach—GDV (bloat)
  • Lung lobe removal
  • Liver shunt

What to Expect

Your pet’s health, safety, and comfort are important to us. Before any veterinary surgical procedure is performed, we conduct a complete exam including pre-operative blood work.

We use the latest in surgical techniques and equipment to perform your pet’s surgery. Our veterinary team carefully monitors your pet’s condition before, during, and after surgery. Our surgical procedures mirror the gold standard for veterinary surgeries as outlined by the American Animal Hospital Association.

We will monitor your pet during recovery and call you when your pet is ready to go home. We will review any post-operative care instructions, including medications, with you. Additionally, our pet concierge service is available to transport your pet and deliver any necessary medications.

We know that your pet's wellness is important to you; it is important to us, too. For this reason, we ensure that a recovery technicians is sitting with your pet during the recovery process.

Please contact us to schedule your surgical appointment. If any questions arise after your pet returns home, or at any other time during the post-operative period, please let us know.

  • AAHA Accredited
  • Petly
  • AAFP
  • Cat Friendly Practice
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I have depended on Westlake Animal Hospital to care for my pets for many years. Everything you have done for them has been a tremendous help in keeping them healthy and taking care of them when they have been sick. — Edie M.

The staff is amazing! My dog fell ill one hour before closing on the day before a holiday. They went above and beyond to stay late to see my dog. I cannot thank them enough for the care and piece of mind. — Julie S.

Dr. Marchman always treats me as if my dog is his ONLY patient, and I appreciate that. He listens to my concerns. Thank you. — Dana K.

As always, we appreciate the immediate response to our concerns. The available vet was kind, clear, and patient. — Steve M.

Always a pleasure. Max seemed to hate the vet before I started coming to Westlake Animal Hospital. Your staff is kind and courteous, and above all, great with Max! — Anonymous