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             Our Services


  • Layvetems performs arthroscopy to treat and diagnose a number of problems.  
  • This includes stifle ACL diagnosis  and meniscal injuries, elbow issues such as ununited or fragmented coronoid processes ( elbow dysplasia ) ,shoulder issues such as osteochondritis dessicans ( OCD ) . 

Orthopedic Surgery

  • Cranial cruciate surgery - CORA based leveling osteotomy ( CBLO )
  • Patella luxation
  • Hip luxation
  • Arthrodesis
  • Traumatic orthopedic injury repair
  • Minimal invasive and reconstructive fracture repair
  • Femoral head and neck ostectomy ( FHNO )
  • Bone biopsy and grafting
  • Pelvic fractures Sacroiliac luxation/fractures
  • Corrective osteotomy for angular limb deformities, elbow joint incongruency, and distal femoral osteotomy used in conjuction with patellar luxations. 
  • Amputation
  • Angular limb deformities. 

Locking plate / rod combination

Minimal invasive and reconstructive fracture repair

Cranial cruciate surgery- CORA based leveling osteotomy ( CBLO ). 

Soft tissue surgeries ( all kinds )

  • Exploratory procedures and biopsies.
  • Trauma repair and reconstructive surgeries.
  • Urinary tract procedures to include vulvar fold correction, feline and canine urethrostomies, urethrotomy,  urinary bladder and prostate procedures ( usually endoscopically assisted ) .
  • Upper airway disease conditions ( brachycephalic syndrome evaluation and surgical improvement)  coupled with upper respiratory endoscopic diagnosis. Including but not limited to soft palate resection, excision of everted laryngeal saccules, polyp diagnosis and removal, diagnosis of tracheobronchial issues. Diagnosis and documentation of laryngeal paralysis ( LP ).
  • Hernia repair in particular perineal hernias.
  • Anal gland removal.
  • Surgical removal of foreign bodies and materials ( usually assisted or coupled with laparoscopy and flexible endoscopy.
  • Mucocele removal ( gall bladder-biliary and salivary.
  • Total ear canal ablation with bulla osteotomy ( TECA-Bo) assisted with otoendoscopy.
  • Diaphragmatic hernia repair.
  • Splenectomy.
  • Liver lobectomy.
  • Selected thoracic procedures including lung lobectomy, pneumothorax, pyothorax, and chylothorax.

Oncologic surgery

  • Excision of tumors involving the spleen, liver, abdominal area, and intestines ( often assisted with laparoscopy ).
  • Resection of skin, mammary, anal gland, and other soft tissue tumors.
  • Mast Cell tumor excision ( MCT ).
  • Selected cases of nasal tumors, ear and throat polyps.
  • Colon mass biopsy and polyp removal ( assisted with endoscopy ) . 

Endoscopic and minimally invasive procedures. Our capabilities include rigid and flexible endoscopy.

  • Minimal invasive abdominal laparoscopy to diagnose, obtain biopsies, and treatments of many abdominal organs. 
  • Laparoscopic diagnosis and removal of foreign bodies.
  • Laparoscopic gastropexy.
  • Laparoscopic removal of mono and cryptorchid testicles.
  • Upper respiratory and tracheobroncoscopy to diagnose and treat.
  • Endoscopic diagnosis and documentation of laryngeal paralysis ( LP ).  
  • Endoscopic diagnosis of collapsing trachea when other modalities are not available ( flouroscopy ). 
  • Rhinoscopy to diagnose and treat to include foreign body removal.  Endoscopy of nasal sinuses to diagnose and treat.
  • Flexible gastrointestinal endoscopy to examine and diagnose upper GIT issues such as megesophagus, hiatal hernia, stomach and upper intestinal issues including exam,biopsy, and  the diagnosis of gastritis, inflammatory bowel disease, neoplastic, and fungal disease.
  • Flexible endoscopy to remove fish hooks and bones in the esophagus and and stomach.
  • PEG feeding tube placement.
  •  Selected cases of thoracoscopy .
  • Urinary tract endoscopy to include vaginoscopy, urethral exam ( ectopic ureter diagnosis, trauama ), urinary bladder cystoscopy to diagnose tumors and other issues.

Compassionate Animal Care and Treatment

Help your pets receive the finest health care they deserve. Rely on Lay Veterinary Endoscopy, Medical & Surgical Svcs. Our team consists of experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate people who can provide an array of procedures and surgeries.

Lay Veterinary Endoscopy, Medical, & Surgical Svcs. works in association with, and on site of several outstanding northeast Texas veterinary clinics. Location is decided on a case by case basis.

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