At Big Creek Animal Hospital, we pride ourselves on providing an extensive array of surgical services catering to your pet’s diverse needs. Whether it’s routine procedures like spays, neuters, and dental surgeries or advanced surgical interventions such as orthopedics, our commitment remains unwavering.

Soft-tissue Surgery

At Big Creek Animal Hospital, our dedicated veterinarians are well-versed and equipped to handle a wide spectrum of surgical procedures. From routine spays and neuters to complex emergency interventions and soft-tissue surgeries, our team is committed to ensuring your pet receives the utmost care.

Soft-tissue surgeries commonly performed in a general veterinary practice include:

  1. Spaying and Neutering: Routine procedures for sterilization in female (spaying) and male (neutering) pets.
  2. Mass Removals: Excision of benign or malignant growths and tumors.
  3. Gastrointestinal Surgery: Surgeries related to the stomach, intestines, and abdominal organs, including foreign body removals, biopsies, and treating gastrointestinal obstructions.
  4. Bladder Surgery: Procedures to address bladder stones, cystotomies (opening the bladder), and addressing urinary tract issues.
  5. Skin and Wound Surgery: Treatment of lacerations, abscesses, and reconstruction after trauma or injury.
  6. Ear and Eye Surgeries: Treatment of ear hematomas, entropion, and cherry eye.
  7. Hernia Repair: Correction of hernias, both inguinal and umbilical.
  8. Cesarean Sections: Assistance in difficult or complicated births for pregnant animals.
  9. Respiratory Surgeries: Procedures related to the lungs and airways, such as resolving airway obstructions or treating lung issues.
  10. Splenectomy: Removal of the spleen, often due to trauma or for treating certain medical conditions.
  11. Amputations: Surgical removal of limbs due to severe injury, tumors, or congenital issues.

Orthopedic Surgery

Our skilled veterinarians at Big Creek Animal Hospital specialize in a range of orthopedic procedures, addressing issues such as fractures, joint surgeries, biopsies, and more. Dr. Gholston, who currently operates out of our sister hospital, Little River Animal Hospital, boasts extensive expertise in repairing torn anterior cruciate ligaments, a prevalent knee injury in small animals. Trust our experienced team to provide the highest level of care for your pet’s orthopedic needs.


A happy pet starts with healthy teeth. Regular dental care is paramount for your pet’s overall health, and our comprehensive services cater to this crucial aspect of pet wellness. From thorough dental cleanings to necessary tooth extractions and other surgical procedures, our hospital is fully equipped to handle your pet’s dental needs.

Pet Surgical Services Near You

Our skilled team, backed by experience and expertise, is dedicated to ensuring top-notch surgical care for your beloved pets. At Big Creek Animal Hospital, your pet’s well-being and comfort are our top priorities throughout their surgical journey. Trust us to provide the highest quality care for your furry family member!

Pet owners in the Cumming, Georgia, area trust Big Creek Animal Hospital for surgical services. Contact us today to learn more and Make An Appointment for your pet.

What's Next

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    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.