13 May 2021

Emergency Surgery in the Dog



This course is designed to teach you the technical aspects of a variety of emergency surgery procedures. Some theory will be included in the lectures, but emphasis will be placed on how to perform each procedure. Topics have been chosen that represent emergency surgical conditions frequently seen in veterinary practice including gastropexy for treatment of GDV, rapid splenectomy, urethral retropulsion, urethrotomy, urethrostomy, perineal hernia repair, oesophagostomy tube placement, emergency tracheostomy, laryngeal tie-back, diaphragmatic hernia repair and chest drain placement.

This hands-on practical course will give you the opportunity to practise techniques discussed in lecture and increase confidence levels in performing emergency surgery procedures.


  • Common emergency surgical procedures
  • Important anatomic structures associated with each procedure
  • How to quickly and safely perform emergency surgical procedures in veterinary practice
  • Successfully treat a variety of surgical disorders associated with urgent care patients and realise that many emergency surgery procedures can successfully be performed in veterinary practice


Day 1 - 9.30am - 5.00pm with lunch included

Day 2 - 9.00am - 4.30pm with lunch included

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments through the day and lunch both days. Use of the leisure facilities at Alexandra House. You will receive a free DVD of the surgical procedures covered.

Key information

Emergency Surgery in the Dog
13 May 2021
14 May 2021
2 Day Course
Day 1
09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
Day 2
08:30 Registration
09:00 Course starts
16:30 Course finishes
12 CPD hours
Howard Seim
£1,299.00 + VAT

Alternative Dates

Emergency Surgery in the Dog
2 Sep 2021
3 Sep 2021

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