14 Nov 2019

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.

Booking Options

Payments Initial
Payment Options All prices exclude VAT
Full Course (Deposit to secure place) £998.00 £200.00 £1,198.00
Full Course (Pay in full) £1,198.00 £0.00 £1,198.00

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Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. Full details regarding the course cancellation procedure can be found here: https://www.improveinternational.com/uk/terms-and-conditions/

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Key Information

Emergency Surgery in the Dog
14 Nov 2019
15 Nov 2019
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
Paul Aldridge
Price: £1,198.00 + VAT

Alternative Start Dates

Emergency Surgery in the Dog
17 Sep 2020


Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.



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