Pioneering Standards

Led by a board-certified surgeon.

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Pioneering Standards

Led by a board-certified surgeon.

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Slide A Better Way Your pet deserves to have better mobility and live their life without pain. These conditions can lead to other problems and shorten your pet’s lifespan. For pets with joint injuries and chronic pain, orthopedic surgery may be the best way to improve their mobility and increase their comfort. Stack Veterinary Hospital in Syracuse has a board-certified surgeon on staff to perform various orthopedic surgeries for pets. Along with established patients, we also welcome referral patients from other hospitals. We can assure you that should your pet need surgery, they'll receive the best treatment from every staff member involved in their care.

Slide Our Board-Certified Surgeon Dr. Jan MacDonald is certified to perform both orthopedic surgeries and soft tissue surgeries, such as extensive mass removals and abdominal exploratories. She completed a 4-year internship and surgical residency at The Animal Medical Center in NYC in 1991 and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1994.

Some of the surgeries she can perform include:

  • Repairs to damaged cruciate ligaments
  • Luxating patella repairs
  • Bone fracture repairs

Slide Our Board-Certified Surgeon Dr. Jan MacDonald is certified to perform both orthopedic surgeries and soft tissue surgeries, such as extensive mass removals and abdominal exploratories. She completed a 4-year internship and surgical residency at The Animal Medical Center in NYC in 1991 and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1994.

Some of the surgeries she can perform include:

  • Repairs to damaged cruciate ligaments
  • Luxating patella repairs
  • Bone fracture repairs

Slide Our Board-Certified Surgeon Dr. Eileen Snakard is certified to perform both orthopedic surgeries and soft tissue surgeries, such as extensive mass removals and abdominal exploratories. Dr. Snakard graduated cum laude from Villanova University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama and graduated magna cum laude in 1996. She completed a general internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 1997 followed by a surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center in Texas. In 2001, she completed a three year residency in small animal surgery at Texas A&M University. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2003