Specialty Veterinary Surgery:
Pet Neurologic Surgery


Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center provides the latest in specialized veterinary surgical diagnosis and treatment techniques. Pet neurological surgery is performed by a board-certified neurosurgeon, which requires advanced training in the areas of the brain and nerves of your pet. We are pleased to offer this service on a referral basis for our clients.

Diagnosing Pet Neurological Problems

Pet neurological problems can be complex, and require advanced training and experience to diagnose and treat. We begin with a complete physical and neurologic exam of your pet, and order additional testing when necessary.

Pets with underlying neurologic disorders can exhibit a variety of symptoms such as:

  • Abnormal eye movements or positions
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty chewing or swallowing
  • Drooping eyelids, lips, or ears
  • Dropped jaw
  • Fecal or urinary incontinence
  • Gait or stance changes
  • Loss of sight or hearing
  • Seizures
  • Tremors
  • Weakness

Veterinary Neurologic Surgery Offerings

Our board-certified surgical specialist has the skill and expertise to treat many neurologic problems such as:

  • Disc herniation correction
  • Spinal fracture repair
  • Spinal cord surgery (tumors or cysts)
  • Brain tumor removal
  • Congenital spinal disorder correction (AA luxation)

Pet Neurologic Surgery by Referral

We offer pet neurological surgical services by request of your pet’s referring veterinarian. Your pet’s primary care veterinarian will receive updates including a written report which outlines all diagnostic test results, surgical procedures performed, disease prognosis, after care, and medications recommended for your pet. We partner with your pet’s primary care veterinarian to ensure your pet receives the best possible surgical care.


Our dedicated team of experienced board-certified veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and support staff use their extensive experience, skill and love for animals to provide your pet with outstanding specialty care. Please contact us to make an appointment.