Soft Tissue Surgery in Big Rapids, MI
- Diaphragmatic Hernia
- Gallbladder Surgery
- Gastropexy – Prophylactic and Therapeutic
- Internal organ biopsy
- Intestinal Foreign Body Removal
- Amputations - limb, tail, toe
- Anal Gland/Sac Removal
- Bone Biopsy
- Hernia Repairs (various)
- Perineal Hernia Repair
- Skin Grafting
- Tumor Removal
- Ventral Bulla Osteotomy (VBO)
- Cherry Eye Repair
- Brachycephalic Airway Surgery
- Laryngeal Paralysis “tieback”
- Salivary Mucocele
- Cesarean section
- Perineal Urethrostomy
- Scrotal Ablation
- Spay/Castration + Gastropexy
**Please call or have your veterinarian call prior to scheduling if you would like to confirm we can perform your pets surgery at our facility**
**Surgical conditions that cannot be performed at Riversbend will be referred to Michigan State University Veterinary Medical Center or the Animal Surgical Center of Michigan**
Preparing For Your Pet’s Appointment
Once you have had an appointment with our surgeon a diagnosis and treatment plan will be discussed with you. You will be provided with an estimate for all treatments and surgical procedures that may be Recommended. Pain management and post operative care will be discussed.
The majority of our surgical procedures are performed on an outpatient basis which means your pet will not stay the night with us unless absolutely necessary as have found that most patients are more comfortable being at home following surgery, but this will be determined on your animal’s specific condition, surgical procedure(s) accommodations will be made if overnight care is
All pertinent medical history should be sent to our office prior to your appointment. When your veterinarian submits their referral, all records are requested at that time. This will allow us to appropriately assess your animal and provide you with an accurate diagnosis.
Amazing staff that truly care about the animals they are caring for.
- Amy E.
Thank you so much for getting Duke in on such short notice. Dr Scott was great and so was everyone else. Highly recommend to anyone.
Very professional and very sweet people! Always do everything they can for you and your pet. You can tell they truly care about animals.
Everyone we have interacted with has been so kind and helpful. Thank you for helping us take care of our fur babies!!
The entire staff is very kind and caring. I've been using Riversbend for 15 years and they have helped through all kinds of good, and bad, situations with my animals.