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Orthopedic Pet Surgery

If your pet has an injury or chronic condition involving their bones, joints, ligaments or muscles, they could benefit from orthopedic surgery. At Altadena Pet Hospital, we are qualified to treat pets for a variety of orthopedic conditions. Due to our comprehensive surgical capabilities, we can see patients for conditions that might otherwise require a referral to another hospital. 

In addition to being painful, orthopedic issues can be severely debilitating. Together, these problems can diminish your pet's well-being and even shorten their lifespan. With orthopedic surgery, we can give them a second chance at a happier, healthier life. 

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Conditions We Can Treat With Surgery

Dr. Sahi and his staff can correct a variety of issues with orthopedic surgery, including:

  • Bone injuries
  • Broken/fractured bones
  • Torn ligaments
  • Congenital skeletal problems

Before going forward with surgery, your doctor will need to diagnose and evaluate your pet's condition. This also involves reviewing your pet's complete medical history. We need to consider their lifestyle, activity level, age, breed and  size. Furthermore, we will take time to review your pet's X-ray images (if X-rays were recommended) to study the area of injury.

Following surgery, your doctor will provide you with strict instructions for keeping your pet calm, contained and pain-free during their recovery. We also encourage communication with our hospital if you have questions or concerns during this period.

Surgical Services We Can Provide

You don't have to leave Altadena to find quality orthopedic services for your pet. Below are a few of the primary orthopedic surgeries we offer:

  • Repair for knee injuries, including anterior cruciate ligament tears
  • Bone fracture repair
  • Repairing spinal damage with laminectomy (relieves pressure on nerves)
  • Arthroscopic procedures to treat injuries or damaged joints

Be sure to contact Altadena Pet Hospital if your pet is showing signs of an orthopedic problem. This includes any issues relating to the hips, joints and spine. Give us a call at (626) 798-0738 and we will be happy to help you. If your pet has an orthopedic surgery scheduled with us, please print and complete our drop-off form and bring it to your appointment.

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We are so happy to be a client of the Altadena Pet Hospital. Dr. Sahi and his incredible staff have treated our two Babies Dodger Dog and Baby cat. It’s like an extended family. The staff is very attentive and loving towards our animals. They treat all the animals, as if they are their own.


Romi and Marina

We are so happy to be a client of the Altadena Pet Hospital. Dr. Sahi and his incredible staff have treated our two Babies Dodger Dog and Baby cat. It’s like an extended family. The staff is very attentive and loving towards our animals. They treat all the animals, as if they are their own.


Romi and Marina

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