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Midland Animal Clinic - Poway, CA

Soft Tissue Surgery

Soft tissue surgery refers to any surgical procedure that does not involve bones.


Soft tissue surgery can include ear, nose and throat, skin and internal organs. Some of the most common soft tissue surgeries involve the removal of growths and tumors.

Why would my pet need soft tissue surgery?

The most common soft tissue surgeries for animals are spay procedures, neuter procedures, hernia repairs, tumor removals, laceration repairs and wound management. More advanced soft tissue surgeries include bladder surgery, abdominal exploratory surgery, gastrointestinal foreign body removal and splenectomy.

How do you care for my pet during surgery?

Our veterinarians adhere to the highest level of care standards for all surgical procedures. Our highly skilled doctors place the utmost emphasis on pain management to ensure your pet is safe and comfortable throughout the treatment process. During the surgical procedure our patients receive registered veterinary technicians, and surgical assistants.