Associated Veterinary Specialists - Advanced Veterinary Care - St. Louis, MO
Specialized St. Louis Veterinary Services AVS Veterinary News


The staff of Associated Veterinary Specialists perform multiple surgical procedures on an emergency basis in addition to minimally invasive procedures.
By arrangement with Veterinary Specialty Services, Dr. Davida Rausch, DACVS performs soft tissue surgical procedures when scheduled by an AVS internal medicine specialist.
Common emergency surgical procedures performed at AVS include wound closures, emergency ovariohysterectomy for pyometra, Caesarian section, gastrointestinal foreign body removals, splenectomy for bleeding splenic tumors as well as correction of gastric torsions.

Abdominal Surgery and Laparoscopy
Abdominal surgery and laparoscopy


Minimally Invasive Surgery

Percutaneous Cystolithotomy
Percutaneous cystolithotomy (PCCL) is a minimally invasive technique used to remove bladder stones when laser lithotripsy cannot be used.