Elective Surgery

Lowcountry Animal Elective Surgery

Schedule Elective Veterinary Surgery Today!

Carter Veterinary services can perform routine, elective surgeries on your horse on the farm. When on the farm, surgery is typically performed under standing sedation or, in rare cases, general anesthesia. Our equine veterinary clinic has the experience and the equipment necessary to perform elective surgery on your horses and livestock. From laparoscopy to castration, you can rely on our team to conduct some of the most advanced minor elective procedures for your animals. If you are in the Lowcountry and would like to schedule an elective surgery, contact us today! Is it an emergency? We also offer 24/7 emergency vet care.

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Common Elective Surgeries

  • Neurectomy

  • Reproductive

  • Tendon and ligaments

  • Orthopedic

  • Skin cancer treatment

  • Arthroscopy

  • Upper airway and sinus

  • Tumor removal

  • Laceration repair

  • Castration

  • Enucleation

  • Sequestrum removal

  • And more


General Vet Care


Diagnostic Imaging


Reproductive Services


Emergency Services

Equine Surgery in the Lowcountry

The ultimate goal of our veterinary team is to provide your animal with the care it needs. Sometimes, that entails surgery. The most common types of equine surgery are for minor lacerations and castrations. These procedures are often conducted without anesthesia, due to the relative difficulty to anesthetize horses. Other common conditions that may require surgery are:

  • Fractures

  • Colic

  • Respiratory disease

  • Reproductive problems

  • Lameness

  • Neoplasia

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Serving the Lowcountry, including:

  • Bluffton

  • Hilton Head

  • Beaufort

  • Savannah

  • Richmond Hill

  • St Helena Island

  • Ridgeland

  • Statesboro

  • Pooler

  • Rincon

  • Effingham County

  • And more!

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Meet The Veterinarians

Dr. Dessie Carter, Jr.

Dr. Carter is the founder of Carter Veterinary Services, LLC. He has more than a decade of experience in all types of animal medicine — both small and large. He is proficient in virtually all forms of elective surgical procedures.

Dr. Becca Blaney

Dr. Blaney is a horse veterinarian who specializes in spinal manipulation, integrative medicine, emergency work, and general horse wellness.

Dr. Dori Portman

Dr. Portman is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) who has a very strong background in advanced horse reproduction techniques. She can help with all your equine reproductive care needs.

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Reliable Elective Equine Surgery in the Lowcountry

Carter Veterinary Services is here to provide you with the most reliable elective equine surgeries in the Lowcountry. Our commitment to excellence extends from the most basic form of general care all the way to emergency surgical procedures. Whatever type of elective surgery your horse or other large animal requires, we will work with you to provide them the care they need.

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