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Latest News: Surgery

Raleigh animal surgery Falls Village Vet HospitalHere at Falls Village Vet in Raleigh, we perform a variety of surgeries every day. Even though we know everything about the details of each pet surgery, when it’s our own personal pets, it feels different for us, too. We get it. We love and worry about our four-legged friends because our hearts are so involved with them, so we take any surgical procedure with your pets just as seriously. See below for informative articles about the types of dog surgery and cat surgery that we offer.


Prophylactic Gastropexy: What You Need to Know

For humans, bloating is uncomfortable and inconvenient. For dogs, bloat is a life-threatening emergency. When a dog’s stomach fills with food, liquid, or gas, it rotates as it expands. For...

Posted: February 29, 2024

Does Your Dog Have a Torn ACL?

In humans, a torn ACL is a common sports injury caused by a fast pivot or a blow to the knee. Dogs have a similar structure in their knees called the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). This ligament...

Posted: December 31, 2021

    Too Old for Anesthesia? Why Procrastinating Pet Dental Procedures is Risky

    Anesthesia can be scary for people to imagine their fur kids going through at any age. A common concern, though, is whether or not a dog or cat is too old for anesthesia. While this is a bit of an...

    Posted: January 18, 2021

      How Does Pet Insurance Work?

      There are lots of things for animal lovers to consider when we choose to have pets as part of our families. Pet insurance is an increasingly popular part of that equation for many people. More than...

      Posted: October 30, 2020

        What to Do if Your Dog Eats a Sock

        Dogs, like toddlers, seem to have a knack for testing the boundaries of safety and good sense by getting themselves into less-than-ideal situations. We can safely rely on children to eventually...

        Posted: September 16, 2020

          4 Common Cancers in Dogs

          Cancer is common in dogs, as much as we hate to say it. Our pets are members of our families, so if our dogs get the most dreaded diagnosis, it’s scary. It’s upsetting. Dogs and humans...

          Posted: July 24, 2020

            Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics & Traditional Vets: Pros & Cons

            Low cost or “affordable” spay and neuter clinics have really increased in number in the last decade and not without reason. Spaying and neutering cats and dogs reduces the number of...

            Posted: October 22, 2019

              Spay & Neuter to Prevent Cancer & Illness

              You’ve heard it before. “Spay and neuter your pets!” There are several reasons why it’s important, but did you know that your pet’s health is a big one? It’s not...