Veterinary Surgical Services in Highland, Indiana

Cooley Animal Clinic in Highland, Indiana offers everything from routine elective surgeries to referral orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries. We use state-of-the-art injectable and Isoflurane gas anesthesia. Our patients are intubated and, as in human hospitals, we monitor and record your pet's vital signs from induction to complete recovery. Your pet will receive pain medication based on it's individual needs to keep it comfortable.

Veterinary Surgical Procedures Available:

Cooley Animal Clinic often accepts referrals from other animal clinics for surgical procedures. Dr. Cooley is experienced at repairing:
  • Complex Fractures
  • Torn Cruciate Ligaments
  • Luxating Patellas
  • Limb Amputations
  • And More!

Surgery Prep & FAQ

  • Surgery is Scheduled Monday, Thursday & Friday Mornings
  • Pet's Must Arrive at 8:00 AM the Day of Surgery
  • Most Elective Surgical Patients Will Go Home The Same Day
  • Declawed Cats Required to Stay Overnight w/ Bandage Removal Following Morning

Pet Pain Management

Great care is taken at Cooley Animal Clinic to give your pet the best pain relief possible. Nerve blocks are used for declaws and tooth extractions. Fentanyl patches are very helpful for longer term pain management. Morphine and other narcotics are commonly given for routine surgical procedures.

Post-Op Pain Management

Post operative pain management may consist of narcotics or anti-inflammatory medication. The ultimate goal with pain management is to return your pet to a comfort level that will result in a speedy recovery.
Contact our animal clinic in Highland, IN for questions about your pet's surgical procedure and after care.