Perioperative Tips for Veterinarians Performing Spay Surgery

September 30, 2017

Mike Conzemius, DVM, PhD, DACVS, professor of veterinary clinical sciences at the University of Minnesota, gives his best perioperative tips for veterinarians performing spay surgery.

Mike Conzemius, DVM, PhD, DACVS, professor of veterinary clinical sciences at the University of Minnesota, gives his best perioperative tips for veterinarians performing spay surgery.

The most important thing is to always be prepared to perform abdominal surgery. Both you and the pet owners need to understand that many things can happen during spay surgery, and if you're not ready to deal with complications, you should not be performing the initial surgery.