Orthopedic Surgical Options Include:
- TPLO-Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy
- Extra Capsular Repair of the Anterior
- Cruciate Ligament
- TPO-Triple Pelvic Osteotomy
- OCD-Canine Osteochondritis Dessicans
- Sidebar Fixations
- Interlocking Nail Procedures
Dr. Thorsgard is also certified to perform PennHiP, a procedure testing your dog's susceptibility to hip dysplasia.
Meet Dr. Eric Thorsgard
Dr. Eric Thorsgard is originally from Thief River Falls, MN. He received his undergraduate degree at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and his DVM from the University of Minnesota in 1987. After graduating from veterinary school, he worked as a mixed and dairy practitioner before opening up Animal Care Clinic in 1997 with his wife Gerri, focusing on preventative care, pet surgery, and orthopedics.
Dr. Thorsgard has invented and sold orthopedic surgical hardware to veterinarians in the US and Europe. Because of his orthopedic skills, clinics across northern Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, and southern Manitoba refer their surgical cases to Dr. Thorsgard and Animal Care Clinic.
Meet The Staff
The Leader in Pet Orthopedic Surgery in Northern Minnesota
Animal Clinic Care is at the forefront of orthopedic surgery for your pets, with many veterinarians throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, and Manitoba referring patients to us. Dr. Eric Thorsgard specializes in complex and demanding orthopedic surgical procedures on cats and dogs so that they can lead healthier, pain-free lives. Talk with our staff today to see if surgery is an option to improve your pet's quality of life and well-being.