Surgical Services

We are proud to offer our patients the latest in Veterinary medicine with our endoscope and CO2 surgical laser. The surgical advancements we utilize at Acadia offer your pet less pain, less bleeding, less swelling and ultimately increases comfort while reducing recovery time.

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    Spaying

    What is a Spay? Spaying refers to the surgical procedure performed on female animals to render them infertile. There are many benefits to spaying your female companion. First, you will…

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    Neutering

    What is a Neuter and why should I neuter my pet? Neutering refers to the surgical procedure performed on male animals to render them infertile. There are many benefits to…

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    Laser Surgery

    Did you know? Acadia was the first veterinary clinic in Saskatchewan to offer laser surgery as an alternative to conventional techniques involving the scalpel. Dr. Wickstrom has years of experience…

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    Laparoscopic Surgery & Endoscopic Procedures

    There’s a better way to spay! Laparoscopic/endoscopic spays are better and gentler, using the same scoping technology available in human medicine.

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    Gastropexy

    Gastropexy is a surgical procedure to prevent GDV or Gastic Torsion. What is GDV – a swift and silent killer. GDV or Gastric Torsion occurs when a dog’s stomach becomes…

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    Stenotic Nares

    Stenotic nares are nostrils with abnormally narrow openings. Stenotic nare are commonly seen in brachycephalic breeds (particularly English bulldogs, Boston terriers, Pugs and Pekingese dogs, Himalayan and Persian cats). Airflow…

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    Declawing

    We understand that de-clawing is sometimes necessary in order to keep a cat in the household. At Acadia we limit this procedure to the claws on the front so that…

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    Soft Tissue Surgery

    Soft tissue surgery includes surgeries not associated with bone. Examples of soft tissue surgeries and their benefits are listed below.                    …

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    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Orthopedic surgery refers to bone surgery. There are many different situations where bone surgery may be necessary including leg fractures, hip dysplasia, disc disease, etc. A few orthopedic surgeries can…