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Laparoscopic Spays and Other Procedures

What is a Laparoscopic Spay?

A laparoscopic spay, also known as minimally invasive or keyhole spaying, is a surgical procedure performed using small incisions and specialized instruments. Unlike traditional spays that require a larger incision in the abdomen, laparoscopic spays utilize advanced technology to minimize trauma and promote faster recovery.

Benefits of Laparoscopic Spays:

  1. Reduced Pain and Discomfort: With smaller incisions and less tissue trauma, laparoscopic spays typically result in reduced post-operative pain and discomfort for your pet.
  2. Faster Recovery: Minimally invasive techniques allow for quicker recovery times compared to traditional spays, enabling your pet to return to their normal activities sooner. For optimal healing, a period of activity restriction is required after any abdominal surgery.
  3. Decreased Risk of Complications: The precision of laparoscopic surgery reduces the risk of complications such as bleeding and infection, promoting a smoother recovery process.
  4. Improved Cosmetic Outcome: The smaller incisions associated with laparoscopic spays result in minimal scarring, providing a better cosmetic outcome for your pet.

Our Laparoscopic Spay Procedure:

  1. Pre-Surgical Evaluation: Before the procedure, your pet will undergo a thorough examination to ensure they are healthy and suitable for surgery. Blood tests may also be performed to assess their overall health status.
  2. Anesthesia: Your pet will be carefully anesthetized by our experienced veterinary team to ensure their comfort and safety throughout the procedure.
  3. Surgical Procedure: Small incisions will be made in the abdomen, through which a laparoscope (a thin, flexible tube with a camera) and specialized surgical instruments will be inserted. The ovaries will be located and removed using minimally invasive techniques.
  4. Recovery and Post-Operative Care: After the procedure, your pet will be closely monitored as they recover from anesthesia. Our team will provide you with detailed instructions on post-operative care, including pain management and activity restrictions, to promote a smooth recovery.

Is Laparoscopic Spaying Right for Your Pet?

Laparoscopic spays are suitable for most female dogs, including those of all sizes and ages. However, individual factors such as breed, size, and overall health may influence the suitability of this procedure for your pet. During your consultation, our veterinarians will discuss the best options for your pet’s specific needs and circumstances. For more information on laparoscopic surgeries please visit

Other Laparoscopic Procedures

  • Gastropexy
  • Neuter of cryptorchid male dogs (removal of retained abdominal testicles)
  • Laparoscopic inspection of abdominal cavity  and obtaining biopsies

Schedule a Consultation:

If you’re considering laparoscopic spaying or gastropexy for your pet or would like to learn more about our surgical services, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with our experienced veterinary team. We are dedicated to providing compassionate care and personalized treatment plans to ensure the health and well-being of your furry family members. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


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Sat: 8am-3:00pm
Sun: Closed