Surgery is an effective way to treat many serious injuries and disorders…

Routine and Specialty Pet Surgery

At Mountain Ridge Animal Hospital, we offer a wide-range of surgical services performed in our state-of-the-art surgical suite—from routine spays to complex orthopedic procedures. We provide safe anesthesia tailored to your pet and comprehensive pain management, as your pet’s comfort and safety is always our priority.

When your pet needs surgery, we understand how stressful it can be for both you and your animal companion. At Mountain Ridge Animal Hospital, each member of our team has been in your shoes and understands exactly what you’re feeling. We want you to feel confident that your pet will be in caring, capable hands with our surgical team.

Specialty Surgery – Kevin P. McAbee DVM, DACVS

Dr. McAbee of Spire Veterinary Surgery (SVS) is Mountain Ridge’s board-certified surgical partner. He obtained his DVM from Colorado State University and went on to complete internships at VCA West Los Angeles and Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Jacksonville, FL. From there he was launched into one of the best and most rigorous surgical residencies in the country at The Animal Medical Center in New York City, and since that time has practiced the art of small animal surgery in the Front Range of Colorado for most of his career.

Dr. McAbee has vast experience in all aspects of veterinary surgery including orthopedic, neurologic, and oncologic surgery.  He has advanced training in minimally invasive orthopedic surgery such as arthroscopy and has published and lectured nationally on this topic.  Dr. McAbee has performed thousands of Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomies (TPLO) to treat canine cranial cruciate ligament deficiency and is also a skilled oncologic (cancer) surgeon. In addition, he is a consultant and instructor for Arthrex Vet Systems and frequently teaches courses and lectures on stifle surgery to both general practitioners and board-certified surgeons around the country.

In 2015, Dr. McAbee founded SVS with the vision of providing the highest quality specialty surgery to dogs and cats while allowing those patients and owners to remain in the care and comfort of their trusted family veterinary practice. He considers himself extremely fortunate to be a veterinarian and strives to treat each patient as he would his own pet.

If you think your pet may need surgery, please contact your Mountain Ridge Animal Hospital veterinarian to schedule a consultation.


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