Friendship’s Emergency Surgery Service
Friendship’s Emergency Surgery Service provides emergency surgical expertise for all your pet’s surgical needs outside of normal hospital hours. Veterinarians and surgical support staff are on call 24 hours a day- weekdays, weekends and holidays- to be there when you need us the most. Emergency surgery services provided by Friendship Hospital Include:
- Gastric and intestinal foreign body removal
- Intestinal tumor removal
- Bleeding abdominal mass removal
- Traumatic emergency surgery- penetrating wounds
- Urinary obstruction surgery
- Gastric dilatation and volvulus (Bloat or GDV)
Friendship’s emergency surgery service is staffed by very experienced emergency veterinary surgeons, and overseen by Dr. Mathieu Glassman VMD, Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. We offer well-trained support staff and the latest equipment to ensure that your pet is treated expeditiously and with the greatest care. Post-operatively, all emergency patients are closely monitored by Friendship’s 24-hour emergency staff. During their recovery, patients are never left unattended by both veterinarians and talented and caring support staff.
Post-operative care is also supported by 2 full-time board certified emergency and critical care specialists who consult with doctors on the most critical cases. Friendship is the only hospital in Washington with this level of expertise. Criticalists, put in place protocols and systems to ensure that your pet receives the best quality of care. Friendship’s in-house full laboratory and blood bank provide much needed support to many critical animals.
Please contact us if you would like a tour of our emergency or surgical facilities.