Experienced Surgical Services by Catherine Hackett

Enjoy the access to a specialist without the expense of a full-time associate.


Surgical Services

Catherine H. Hackett is a Cornell-trained, board-certified large animal surgical specialist. As a proud member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, she is available to assist your practice when an equine surgeon is needed. Enjoy the benefits of access to a specialist without the expense of a full-time associate. You and your clients will appreciate the quality, convenience, and cost-effective service Primus Equine offers. Fees are based on hourly or daily rates with discounts available for consecutive day engagement. Dr. Hackett is fully licensed, accredited, and insured.

 

Commonly performed procedures include:

Urogenital surgeries

  • Castrations (standing or recumbent)
  • Cryptorchid surgery
  • Uterine torsion
  • RV fistula repairs
  • Urethral extensions
  • Ovariectomy (including granulosa cell tumor removal)
  • Bladder stone removal

Integumentary procedures

  • Skin grafting
  • Foreign body removal
  • Laceration repair/revisions
  • Mass removal
  • Cisplatin chemotherapy
  • IV regional limb perfusion

Musculoskeletal therapies

  • Inferior check desmotomy
  • Joint lavage/arthrotomy for septic synovial structures
  • Orthopedic drain/antibiotic infused bead placement
  • Cast/split applications
  • Osteoarthritis management
  • Periosteal stripping

General surgery

  • Standing sinus surgery
  • Enucleations
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Umbilical resections

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About Primus Equine

"I'm a proud member of the American College of Veterinary Surgery and I'm available to assist your practice with all your equine surgery needs. "

Dr. Catherine H. Hackett