Equine & Large Animal Surgery

There are times when surgery presents the best treatment option for your animal. At Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital,
our large animal veterinarians are equipped to perform an array of surgical procedures and wound treatments. In the
instances when your animal may require a specialist surgeon, we can assist you with a referral and consultation option.

Large Animal Surgery in Bakersfield CASome of the surgical procedures that we perform for Equines include:

  • Castration
  • Laceration and wound repair
  • Hernia repair
  • Moderate orthopedic problems
  • Distal check ligament
  • Periosteal strip
  • Neurectomy
  • Street nail
  • Tumor and penile resection
  • Podiatry problems
  • Dentistry
  • Labor and delivery
  • Amputation
  • Ovariectomy
  • Fetotomy
  • Occular procedures

Some of the surgical procedures that we perform for Large Animals include:

  • Castration
  • Dehorning and debud
  • Tail docking
  • Hernia repair
  • Wound treatment and repair
  • Tumor removal
  • Labor and delivery
  • Amputation
  • Occular procedures

We would much prefer to do all that we can to help prevent the need for surgery. To this end, our large animal veterinarians are available to offer advice on how to properly house equines and livestock, to observe the conditions where your animals are kept, and to provide other suggestions to ensure their health and safety.