Welcome to the DCVR surgery service page! The service is staffed by Drs. Garnett and Langenbach who are both board certified small animal veterinary surgeons. Several specially trained surgery/anesthesia technicians play a large role in appointments, surgery, anesthesia, and post-operative recovery. We work closely with your primary veterinarian, in-hospital colleagues and other local specialists to provide high-quality surgical care to your pet. Patient care and client communication are the foundation of our practice.


We offer a variety of treatments and procedures in orthopedics, soft tissue, oncologic and emergency surgery. Your initial consultation will include a thorough history, physical exam and discussion of your pet’s condition. After our discussion, we will talk about options, risks and costs associated with our recommendations. We do our best to offer testing and procedures to be performed the same day as the consultation. Following surgery, your pet is treated and monitored closely by our emergency and critical care team in ICU. You are contacted after surgery and regularly while your pet is hospitalized. Once it is determined to be appropriate, your pet is discharged with full written instructions as well as a brief conversation with a technician. We strive to provide clear and thorough communication regarding your pet’s condition, recovery and expectations.

Our DCVR team has the training and equipment to perform several advanced procedures that are not available by others in the area. This includes several minimally invasive options such as laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, arthroscopy, fracture repair, stent placement (ureteral, urethral, tracheal) and subcutaneous ureteral bypass (SUB) placement. We regularly perform the TPLO procedure - a procedure to treat dogs and cats with cranial cruciate ligament disease/injury.

Please contact us to schedule a consultation. We look forward to meeting you and your pet!