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General Medicine, Surgery, Acupuncture and Chiropractic for all Companion Animals

Orthopedic Surgeries

Here in Springville, NY we offer many different orthopedic procedures for your pet and are one of the few vet clinics in Western New York to provide these services.  Dr. Scott Nachbar has been performing orthopedic surgeries for many years, seeing about 50 orthopedic cases each year. We offer many different types of orthopedic services for dogs and cats, including:

  • Fracture repairs

Did your pet get it's leg stuck in the couch or fall off the bed? Did they get stepped on or accidentally kicked? Did they get run over or hit by a car? There are many circumstances that unfortunately happen that can cause bone fractures, but here at Scott G. Nachbar, Veterinarian we can help! Bone fractures must be repaired quickly, so don't delay in calling if you think your pet has a fracture.

  • Amputation

Do you think your pet may need an amputation? There are many reasons why a pet may need an amputation: bone cancer, a bad break that can't be fixed with surgery, infection.  Whatever the reason might be, there are many factors that go into determining if your pet is a candidate for an amputation. Most pets do very well with amputations! We do many different types of amputations: legs, tails, toes, etc. Please call our office today to set up a consultation with Dr. Nachbar to find out what is best for your pet.

  • Cruciate Repair

Is your dog limping on his back leg? Has your vet diagnosed a torn cruciate ligament? Dr. Nachbar performs both TPLO and extracapsular repairs for failed cruciate ligaments.  Find out more information by clicking the link: Torn Cruciate

  • Femoral Head Ostectomy

Is your dog or cat having hip trouble? Chronic pain from hip arthritis and medicines not working well enough?  They may benefit from a Femoral Head Ostectomy (FHO) surgery to relieve the pain from the worn out joint and provide them with better mobility.  For more information, please click the link: Femoral Head Ostectomy 

  • OCD

Do you have a young medium to large breed dog limping on a front leg? One possibility is Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) which can be relieved with  surgery to remove the damaged cartilage. For more information, please click the link:  OCD

  • Luxating Patella

Does your dog limp on a hind leg one minute and seem fine the next? It is possible, especially for small breed dogs, that your dog may have a luxating patella that is slipping in and out of place. For more information, please click the link: Luxating Patella