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New Surgical Technique Offered at VMSG

Laparoscopic Gastropexy Previously we offered laparoscopic assisted gastropexy but now we can do this technique with laparoscopy ALONE with the use of advanced instruments and suture. Prophylactic gastropexy is performed to prevent gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV), which is a life threatening condition. Certain breeds considered to be at greater risk but nearly all breeds [...]

Stabbing Victim, Cisco the Dog, Returns Home

VMSG’s After Hours ER and Surgical Team Successfully Repairs Damage and Saves Cisco’s Life Ventura, CA — This week Jackie Major brought home her beloved dog Cisco after he spent 10 days in Ventura at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group’s (VMSG) Emergency and Critical Care Hospital. Cisco is now well on his way to recovery [...]

Dog Survives Encounter with Airplane Propeller

Ventura, CA — Twelve year old Bogie is one remarkable Jack Russell Terrier who is happy and healthy, just six months after a tragic accident nearly took his life. He has his loving family, Ken and Rosie Gottschall, and the talented veterinary specialists at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group to thank. Bogie knows his way [...]

Groomer Plays a Role in 2,000 Mile Walk

Groomer Plays a Role in 2,000 Mile Walk for Canine Cancer Awareness Anyone walking 2,000 miles could use a little pampering and Indiana, a 2-year-old Great Pyrenees, is no different. Indiana left Canada on May 10 and has been walking with his owner, Luke Robinson, across the United States on their way to Mexico as [...]

Canine Cancer Awareness

Man and His Dog Walk Down West Coast to Bring Attention to Canine Cancer BY: Anne Kallas VENTURA, Calif. - When Luke Robinson lived in Texas in the early 2000s, he was a financial analyst with no room in his heart for a dog. But when an ex-girlfriend insisted he adopt a Great Pyrenees dog [...]