Surgical Services

The Makawao Veterinary Clinic provides surgical services for dogs and cats. We offer a clean and well-equipped facility and experienced team to provide your pet with high quality surgical care in a stress-free and relaxing environment.

Our team of veterinarians are experienced with a range of surgeries. Pre-anesthetic blood tests help to ensure a safer procedure for your pet, along with our sophisticated patient monitoring equipment (respiration and EKG). Personalized pain relief regimens help ensure your pet’s comfort, reduces stress, and aids in the healing process for quality of life.

We provide many surgical services, including routine spay and neuters, soft tissue surgeries and orthopedic surgeries.

Many pet owners are curious about what is involved when their pet is placed under anesthesia. At the Makawao Veterinary Clinic, your pet’s safety and comfort are our top priority so you can be sure that your pet will receive only the best and safest anesthetic and surgical care.

Our procedures include the following:

Safe Anesthesia

A very safe anesthetic gas which is also used in human pediatric medicine.

Experienced Monitoring Support

Our trained technicians use state-of-the-art anesthetic monitors to continuously monitor your pet’s pulse rate, oxygen levels and blood pressure.

IV Catheter Placement

Fluids are given during surgery to maintain blood pressure and to help your pet recover quickly from the anesthesia.

Pain Medication

Administered prior to and after surgery to ensure your pet’s comfort.

Pre-Anesthetic Blood Work

Ensures your pet is healthy enough to undergo a surgical procedure and that its internal organs can safely process the anesthesia.


This procedure, which prevents female animals from becoming pregnant, can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life

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This procedure, which prevents male animals from reproducing, can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life. 

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We perform many types of soft tissue surgeries at our clinic. Soft tissue surgeries are those that are not associated with bone. 

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We perform many types of orthopedic (bone) surgeries in our clinic due to leg fractures, hip dysplasia, disc disease, and more.

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More Surgical Services


Cryosurgery is a relatively painless surgical procedure that uses extremely cold temperatures to remove or destroy small growths on the skin. This same procedure is used on people.

If your pet has growths you are concerned about or would like to have removed, please contact us to set up an appointment.