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Veterinary vascular surgery is an advanced type of surgery concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases associated with the vascular system, including the heart, arteries, and veins. Our board-certified surgeons have the skills and expertise to manage a variety of vascular issues.

Pet Vascular Disease

There are many vascular diseases that can impact your pet, and can cause life threatening health problems. Catching vascular disease early ensures the best possible treatment outcome for your pet.

Common pet vascular conditions include:

  • Stroke: A blood clot that affects the circulation in the brain.
  • Cardiovascular disease: Vascular issues involving the heart.
  • Liver disease: Malformations of the liver which are often genetic.
  • Peripheral disease: Abnormalities in the veins and arteries such as aneurysms.

Common Vascular Treatments

Your pet’s treatment protocol will be designed to provide the best possible outcome for your pet.

There are many options available based on your pet’s condition such as:

  • Medication therapy
  • Minimally invasive catheter procedures
  • Surgical reconstruction
  • Surgical removal

Pet Vascular Surgeries

In the event that your pet requires vascular surgery as a treatment, our veterinary team is experienced in performing vascular corrective surgeries for your pet.

All of our surgeries adhere to a strict surgical protocol for your pet’s protection, and a sample of our vascular surgeries include:

  • Vascular ring anomaly correction
  • Indwelling vascular catheter placement
  • Portosystemic shunt ligation
  • PDA
  • Pericardiectomy

Pet Vascular Surgery by Referral

Our vascular surgical services are available on a referral basis. We will communicate with you to address any questions you may have about surgery, including concerns about anesthesia, pain management, or postoperative care. Additionally, your pet’s primary veterinarian will receive a written report outlining the diagnosis and treatment received from our veterinary specialty center. In some cases, you may be able to take your pet to their primary veterinarian for any needed follow-up care.

Please contact us to schedule your surgical appointment. We understand this can be a stressful time, and we are committed to answering all of your questions and concerns.

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Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center & 24 Hour Emergency Center


115 E Old Settlers Blvd Round Rock, TX 78664

Clinic Hours

24 Hour Emergency Center