Cat declawing is possibly one of the most controversial of all animal surgeries. Cats scratch to mark territory and to keep their claws in top condition, but the scratching behavior can challenge ...View Article
All surgical procedures are done under sterile conditions and all surgical instruments must be sterilized prior to use as well as surgical drapes and towels and anything that will contact the patient during surgery. In the Surgery Prep area, instruments and supplies are sterilized in an autoclave which sterilizes under high temperature and pressure. Completed instrument packs and supplies are stored in the pass-through cabinet and can then be removed from the Surgery Suite side when needed. Supplies needed for surgeries such as sterile surgeon's gloves, caps, gowns and suture materials are also stored in the Surgery Prep area.