Primary Care

Routine Surgeries

Veterinary Surgery In Escondido Brought To A New Level Of Expertise

VCA Acacia Animal Hospital offers comprehensive surgical services for your dog and cat.

When the need arises, whether your pet is scheduled for a routine surgical procedure, such as a spay or neuter, or has a broken bone or torn cruciate ligament that requires the expertise of a Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon, you can be confident that every patient's safety and well-being is our top priority.

VCA Acacia Animal Hospital offers comprehensive surgical services for your dog and cat. Our veterinarians have teamed up with, Dr. Dennis Aron, DVM, DACVS, Chief of Surgery at Acacia, and his wife and partner Rainy Aron, RVT, LATg, VTS (ECC) to offer the highest quality in specialized and sophisticated veterinary surgeries and rehabilitation.

For over 30 years, Dr Aron taught veterinary surgery and specialized in orthopedics and soft tissue surgery at both the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. This very strong academic background has trained Dr Aron to be highly skilled in the repair of a variety of surgical problems including fractures, torn cranial/anterior cruciate ligaments and even back surgeries. Having the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to achieve optimal results, is the most effective way of returning pets to their high athletic abilities, as well as, controlling long-term pain and discomfort.

Acacia's Anesthesia And Surgical Standards

As an AAHA-member hospital we follow the highest anesthesia and surgical standards and protocols within the veterinary profession.

  • Pre-anesthesia and Surgical Work-ups Helps to identify any patient's hidden risks
  • Intravenous Catheter and Intravenous Fluids Before, during and after surgery maintains blood pressure on all anesthetic patients.
  • Our Surgical Team will select the minimum anesthetic protocol necessary to accomplish the procedure and, most importantly, to ensure the maximum safety and comfort for your pet. A trained staff member monitors heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, respiration rate and blood oxygen levels on every anesthetic patient.
  • Dedicated Surgical Suites
  • Laser Surgery
  • Less Bleeding: As it cuts, the laser seals small blood vessels
  • Less Pain: The CO2 Laser beam seals nerve endings for less swelling and pain
  • Reduced Risk of Infection: The laser kills bacteria, thereby sterilizing the area
  • Quicker Recovery Time: Less bleeding, less pain, less swelling and reduced risk of infection allow our patients a more rapid recovery
  • Post-surgical Physical Rehabilitation and Coaching Programs available when needed
  • Post-surgical Home Care Instructions always provided
  • Follow-up surgical nursing and doctor appointments scheduled as needed