Veterinary Laparoscopy

Whether your pet needs to be spayed or neutered, or have exploratory surgery, Care First Animal Hospital offers laparoscopic procedures with minimal downtime.

What is a Veterinary Laparoscopy?

A laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that allows a veterinarian to perform various operations with tiny incisions. Also known as keyhole surgery, a laparoscopy doesn’t create a large incision—specialized instruments and a laparoscope are used to access the interior of the abdomen and pelvis.

Contact our office today for more information on laparoscopic procedures and how they can assist your pet.

Benefits of Laparoscopy

  • Minimal scarring. Laparoscopy involves only small incisions, leaving minimal scarring behind.
  • Faster recovery. Pets undergoing laparoscopic procedures typically experience faster recovery times compared to traditional open surgery. Your pet will likely be able to return to their normal activities in a shorter period of time.
  • Less pain. Small incisions involve less tissue than traditional surgeries. This means your pet will need fewer pain medications and have a more comfortable recovery period.

Common Veterinary Laparoscopic Procedures

  • Spaying and neutering
  • Gastropexy
  • Biopsies
  • Exploratory surgery
  • Tumor removal

Is Laparoscopy Right for My Pet?

Your pet’s age and healthcare needs will largely determine whether or not a laparoscopic procedure is right for your pet. Our veterinarians will discuss your pet’s treatment plan and provide the best recommendations for their well-being.

Contact Our Veterinarians

Our team at Care First Animal Hospital takes pride in their veterinary services to pets within Raleigh, NC and the Triangle. Give your pet the care they deserve by contacting us or scheduling an appointment today!