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Surgery at Animal Specialty Center


If you have been referred to our Center for surgery or have questions about your upcoming appointment, please call us at (914) 457-4000 today.

Veterinary surgeons operating on an animal

Reasons for Veterinary Surgery

While not all health problems that your pet may have will require surgery, it is sometimes the best course of action. The reasons why your pet needs surgery can vary greatly, but a few of the most common problems with surgical solutions are:

  • Blockages: If your pet swallows something that they shouldn't, they may develop a blockage that requires surgery to remove.

  • Cancer: Surgery isn't always necessary to treat cancer, but it may be beneficial to remove some or all of your pet's tumors this way.

  • Injuries: Some broken bones and other serious wounds may require surgery for reconstruction or repair.

  • Tooth decay: Gum disease or severe tooth decay may require dental surgery to remove infected teeth.

Whatever your pet's surgical needs are, our Center is fully equipped with state-of-the-art surgical suites and our skilled surgeon on staff to assist you. Learn more about the best surgical team in Yonkers below.

Our Veterinary Surgeon

Dr. Matthew Raske at Animal Specialty Center

Dr. Matthew Raske

DVM, DACVS-SA, Surgery

Dr. Matthew Raske at Animal Specialty Center

Dr. Matthew Raske

DVM, DACVS-SA, Surgery

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Surgical Procedures We Offer

At Animal Specialty Center, we are prepared to handle any surgery your cats and dogs may need. Some of the most common procedures that we offer include:

  • Dental surgery: Your pet may need dental surgery to remove diseased teeth, oral growth, or to resolve other conditions.

  • Injury repair surgery: Some serious injuries may require surgery.

  • Orthopedic surgery: Broken bones or severe arthritis may be helped with orthopedic surgery.

  • Removal of foreign bodies: Foreign bodies lodged in your pet's digestive tract may require surgical removal.

  • Sterilizations: Spay and neuter services are performed surgically.

  • Tumor removal surgery: Cancerous or painful tumors may be removed via surgery.

If you have any questions about your pet's upcoming surgery or want to know more about how our team can help you, please call us at (914) 457-4000 or use our Contact Us form to reach us by email.

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