The Animal Clinic of Billings is a full service veterinary hospital and surgery clinic offering state-of-the-art veterinary medical care and technology. Select from the following pictures below to learn more about each service we provide.

  • Acupuncture
  • Adoption Services
  • Allergy Testing
  • Anestesia
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bathing and Hygiene
  • Behavioral Services
  • Blood Typing
  • Blood Donor Program
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Boarding
  • Brachycephalic Care/Surgery
  • Breeding Consultations
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Canine Wellness
  • Cardiology
  • Cast/Splint Application
  • City Licenses
  • Cremation
  • Critical Care
  • C-Sections
  • Declaw
  • Dental Care & Tooth Removal
  • Dermatology
  • Deworming
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Disease Integrative Medicine
  • DNA Testing
  • Ear Cropping
  • Echo Cardiogram
  • Electrocardiography
  • Euthanasia
  • 24 Hour Emergency Care
  • Eye Care
  • Exotic Pet Care
  • Fitness
  • Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Grooming
  • Health Certificates
  • Heartworm Prevention
  • Hookworm
  • Hospice
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Illnesses
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laser Therapy
  • Medications
  • Microchip ID
  • Nail Trimming
  • Necropsy
  • Nutraceutical Illnesses
  • Nutrition
  • Obstetrics
  • OFA Certification
  • Pain Management
  • Parasites
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Exams
  • Pocket Pet Care
  • Pregnancy
  • Preventative Care
  • Puppy Care
  • Physical Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Radiology
  • Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy
  • Semi-Annual Wellness Exams
  • Special Imaging with MRI and CT
  • Senior Care
  • Spay or Neuter
  • Surgery
  • Travel Certificates
  • Treatment of Infectious Disease
  • Ultrasound
  • Underwater Treadmill
  • Vaccinations
  • Vaginal Cytology
  • Weight-Loss
  • X-Ray

COMMON SOFT TISSUE AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURES WE OFFER:

Many dogs and cats will have to undergo surgery at some point in their lives. As a pet owner, you want your companion to receive the best possible surgical care in a state-of-the-art, safe and comfortable environment. 

At the Animal Surgery clinic of Billings, we pride ourselves on making every procedure as safe as possible, using our state of the art monitoring equipment and the combined years of experience of our doctors and technicians.

The Animal Surgery Clinic of Billings is equipped with a state-of-the art surgical suite where our veterinarians perform all common procedures and many advanced orthopedic procedures, including but not limited to:

SOFT TISSUE SURGERIES

  • Anal Gland Removal Surgery
  • Biopsies
  • Cystotomy Surgery
  • Ear Hematoma Surgery
  • Ear Polyp Removal
  • Foreign body removal
  • Hernia repairs
  • Laceration (wound) repair
  • Mass/lump removal
  • Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal)
  • Neuter (Castration) in Dogs and Cats
  • Organ Biopsy
  • Oronasal fistula repair
  • Ovariohysterectomies (spays) and neuters
  • Parathyroid Gland Tumor Surgery
  • Perineal Hernia
  • Perineal Urethrostomy
  • Reproductive Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Problems
  • Skin Grafting and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Soft tissue tumors
  • Spay in Dogs and Cats
  • Thyroid Gland / Mass Removal
  • Tracheal Collapse
  • Tumor Removal and Histopathology
  • Upper respiratory surgery

ORAL SURGERIES

  • Brachycephalic Obstructed Airway Syndrome (BOAS)
  • Cleft Palate Repair
  • Dental extractions
  • Fractured Tooth Extractions
  • Jaw Fracture Repair Surgeries
  • Laryngeal Paralysis
  • Laryngeal Tie Back
  • Oral Surgery – resection of oral tumors, repair of jaw fractures
  • Retained (Deciduous) Teeth in Dogs and Cats
  • Tooth Root Abscess in Dogs
  • Salivary Mucocele

ABDOMINAL SURGERIES

  • Abdominal Exploratory Laparotomy
  • Adrenal Gland Tumor Removal
  • Bladder Stone Removal (Cystic Calculi)
  • Bloat Surgery / Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV)
  • Cystotomy (bladder surgery) – for removal of bladder stones or polyps
  • Emergency Abdominal Surgery
  • Enterotomy (intestinal surgery) – for biopsies and removal of foreign objects
  • Foreign Body Retrieval
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastropexy (to prevent bloat)
  • Gastrotomy (stomach surgery) – for biopsies and removal of foreign objects
  • Intestinal Mass Removal
  • Intestinal Resection/anastomosis – when removal of part of the intestinal tract is needed due to tumor or foreign object obstruction
  • Liver Biopsy – for diagnosis of liver disease
  • Liver lobectomy – for removal of liver tumors
  • Liver Mass Removal
  • Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal)
  • Pancreatic Mass Removal and Biopsy
  • Pyometra
  • Spleenic (spleen) Mass Removal
  • Subtotal Colectomy (Megacolon in Cats)

ONCOLOGIC SURGERIES

  • Anal Gland Tumors
  • Limb Amputations
  • Lymphosarcoma in Dogs
  • Tumor Biopsy / Removal
  • Mast Cell Tumor
  • Mammary Tumors
  • Nephrectomy (Kidney Tumor)
  • Lung Lobectomy / Lung lobe removal surgery

EMERGENCY SURGERIES

  • Abscess Treatment and Surgery
  • Corneal Ulcer in Dogs and Cats
  • GIT Intestinal Resection and Anastomosis
  • Bite Wound Treatment
  • Bloat Surgery / Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV)
  • C-Section and Dystocia in Dogs
  • C-Section and Dystocia in Cats
  • Bladder Stone Removal (Cystic Calculi)
  • Exploratory Abdominal Surgeries
  • Eye Enucleation
  • Feeding tube placement and management
  • Gastrointestinal foreign body removal
  • Laceration repair
  • Limb amputations
  • Pyometra (Pus in Uterus)
  • Rectal Polyp in Dogs and Cats
  • Rectal Prolapse in Dogs and Cats
  • Splenectomy
  • Vaginal Prolapse and Vaginitis in Dogs

EAR SURGERIES

  • Ear Hematoma Surgery
  • Lateral Ear Canal Resection – Zepp Procedure
  • Total Ear Canal Ablation (TECA)
  • Ventral Bulla Osteotomy
  • Vertical Ear Canal Ablation

EYE (OPHTHAMOLOGICAL) SURGERIES

  • Cherry Eye
  • Eye Enucleation – removal of the eye, in cases of trauma or painful/blind eye, as in end-stage glaucoma. Pets actually adapt quite quickly to enucleation surgery.
  • Eyelid surgery – correction of entropion (inverted lids) and lid tumors
  • Entropion and Ectopion Eye Surgery
  • Prolapsed gland of the third eyelid (“cherry eye”) repair

CORRECTIVE AND COSMETIC SURGERIES

  • Cat declawing
  • Dog dewclaws removal
  • Ear cropping
  • Entropion and Ectopion Eye Surgery
  • Tail Docking and Amputation
  • Stenotic Nares in Dogs (narrow nostrils)

MAJOR ORTHOPEDIC PROCEDURES

If your dog or cat has a broken leg, a broken back or some other severely broken bone or fracture, our orthopedic surgeons at the Animal Clinic of Billings and Animal Surgery Clinic are here to help! Many of the surgical procedures performed by Dr. Brown and Dr. Sherburne at the Animal Clinic of Billings and Animal Surgery Clinic on any given day can be among the most advanced and cutting-edge veterinary surgical procedures. Certification to perform many of these operations requires years of specialized training after veterinary school and specialized equipment.

Veterinarians Dr. Sherburne and Dr. Brown perform advanced orthopedic procedures and spine surgery at The Animal Clinic of Billings and Animal Surgery Clinic in Billings Montana.

Doctors Brown and Sherburne have more than 65 years combined veterinary practice experience and have successfully managed thousands of complex orthopedic injuries.

Drs. Brown and Sherburne provide arthroscopic joint surgery, advanced ACL and CrCL injury procedures in Billings, including TPLO and TTA, partial and complete joint fusions, elbow dysplasia surgeries including PAUL, and CUE, total hip replacements, advanced limb straightening procedures in addition to many other advanced forms of spine surgery, knee surgery, shoulder surgery, pelvic fracture surgery, bone grafting, and torn or ruptured ligament repair procedures on dogs and cats at the Animal Clinic of Billings and Animal Surgery Clinic in Billings Montana.

ADVANCED VETERINARY ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PROCEDURES WE OFFER DOGS AND CATS


FORELIMB SURGERY

  • Biceps Tendon Injury and Rupture
  • Biceps Ulnar Release (BURP)
  • Canine Unicompartmental Elbow (CUE)
  • Carpal Hyperextension / Arthrodesis Joint Fusion
  • Elbow Dysplasia (PAUL, CUE, PUO, SCO, & BURP)
  • Elbow Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Fragmented Coronoid Process Removal and Surgery
  • Lateral Humeral Condylar Fracture Repair
  • PAUL Surgery for Elbow Dysplasia
  • Proximal Abducting Ulnar Osteotomy (PAUL)
  • Proximal Ulnar Osteotomy (PUO)
  • Shoulder Instability (MSI)
  • Shoulder Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Subtotal Coronoid Osteotomy (SCO)

HIND LIMB AND PELVIC SURGERY

  • Achilles Tendon – stretched, torn or ruptured
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament repair surgery (ACL, CrCL or CCL)
  • ACL, CrCL or CCL Extra Capsular repair surgery
  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease or Rupture (ALC, CrCL or CCL)
  • Distal Tibial Growth Plate Fractures
  • Double Pelvic Osteotomy (DPO)
  • Femoral Head and Neck Excision (FHNE)
  • Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy (FHO)
  • Femoral Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) of the Knee
  • FHO Rear Limb Surgery
  • Hip Dysplasia Surgery
  • Iliopsoas Muscle Injury Surgery
  • Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis (JPS)
  • Luxated hip toggle pin repair surgery
  • Medial Patella Luxation correction (MPL)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) of the Hock
  • Patellar Luxation Surgery
  • Pelvic fracture surgery
  • Slocum TPLO Certification for ACL, CRCL injury
  • Stifle (Knee) Surgery
  • Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon Luxation
  • Tarsal Arthrodesis Fusions (Complete and Partial)
  • Tibia Bone Fracture Surgery
  • Tibia Growth Plate Fracture Repair Surgery
  • Tibial Fracture Repair Surgery
  • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
  • Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
  • Tibial Tuberosity Avulsion Fracture
  • Total Hip Replacement (THR)
  • Triple Pelvic Osteotomy (TPO)
  • TTA-KYON-Swiss for Cranial Cruciate Deficient Stifle
  • Zurich Cementless Total Hip Replacement (THR)

SPINE AND NECK SURGERY

  • Advanced Spinal Surgery
  • Hemilaminectomy Spine Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)
  • Laminectomy Spine Surgery
  • Lumbosacral Stenosis & Spine Disease (LS, CLS & DLS)
  • SOP for Bone Fractures and Spinal Stabilization
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Ventral Slot IVDD Spine and Neck Surgery

GROWTH DEFORMITIES AND CROOKED LIMBS

  • Advanced Osteotomy for ALD Limb Straightening
  • Angular Limb Deformities
  • Masters Level Advanced Osteotomy for ALD limb straightening

REGENERATIVE THERAPY

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
  • Regenerative therapy, Stem cell therapy & IRAP

OTHER ORTHOPEDIC PROCEDURES INCLUDE:

  • Advanced Bone Fracture Repair
  • Amputations
  • Arthrodesis Joint Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Exams and Assisted Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopy of Elbow, Shoulder, Stifle Knee
  • Arthroscopic Fragment Removal
  • Bone and Spine Tumor Management and Surgery
  • Bone Grafting and Joint Fusion
  • Carpal and Tarsal Fracture surgeries
  • Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD)
  • Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy
  • External Fixation Surgery
  • Fracture repair – intramedullary pinning (placement of pins inside the long bones)
  • Fracture repair – external fixation (using external pinning and connecting rods)
  • Fracture repair with ORIF, conventional and locking plate systems, external fixation
  • Fracture Repair – All Types
  • Interlocking Nail Bone Fracture Repair
  • Internal Fixation Surgery
  • Joint Fusion (Arthrodesis) Surgery
  • KE – Complete and Hybrid External Fixation
  • Legg Calve Perthes Disease
  • Limb Amputation
  • Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Physical Rehabilitation Therapy (PRT) & Laser Therapy

ANIMAL CLINIC OF BILLINGS AND ANIMAL SURGERY CLINIC

providing our region’s companion animals and their families what they need and deserve since 1981

1414 10th St. West, Billings MT 59102

406-252-9499

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