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Wolf Surgery at LVVSC

We have countless wonderful clients, and we always greatly appreciate when one of them allows us to share their story. In this case, we have the honor of counting Mr. Caracci in that group. Mr. Caracci tends to wolves that have been rescued from unpleasant circumstances, or given up by owners who were unprepared to care for them properly. Unlike most of us who get to cuddle with our pets every day, his charges require a little more personal space,…

Dr. Mason Performs Mini Horse Surgery

Dr. Mason performed surgery on Peachy Lady, a 10 year old mini horse. She had a dislocated hip and was unable to put weight on her left hind leg. She was an excellent patient and is recovering well, already able to put some weight on that leg and use it. What a tough little girl! Check out these images of Dr. Mason and Peachy Lady below. You can also view our other photo galleries by clicking here.…

Equine Eye Surgery with Dr. Weinstein

LVVSC’s Ophthalmologist, Dr. Weinstein, works with Desert Pines Equine Medical and Surgical Center. Their equine patient, Durango, had a large laceration on his eye. Dr. Weinstein performed surgery to clean the edges of the wound and applied a contact lens to the eye to protect it. Check out these images of Dr. Weinstein and Durango in action!…

LVVSC Performs Capybara Surgery

Romeo the capybara came to the surgery department at LVVSC for a fracture repair. The capybara is related to the guinea pig, and an adult can weigh from 77 up to 150 pounds, and stand 20 to 25 inches tall at the shoulder. Romeo is just a little guy still, he has a lot of growing to do! Capybaras are very vocal and they can make dog-like barks. They are herbivores, and chew food by grinding back-and-forth rather than side-to-side.…